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procedure for verifying authenticity of online sales messages a software security verification procedure to acknowledge or validate the source, uniqueness, and integrity of an e-commerce message to make sure data is not being tampered with. The verification is typically achieved through the use of an electronic signature in the form of a key or algorithm that is shared by the trading partners.

Definitions of ’authentication’ and meaning of ’authentication’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’authentication’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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