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Authentication and Authorization
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Access Control

Accounting on the Internet


Anonymous (Guest) Access

Biometric Access Devices


CDSA (Common Data Security Architecture)

Certificates and Certification Systems

CHAP (Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol)



Digital Signatures

EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol)

File Sharing



Hacking and Hackers

Hash Functions

IPSec (IP Security)

Kerberos Authentication Protocol

Key Distribution and Management

L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol)

Login Scripts

Logons and Logon Accounts

Microsoft Windows File Systems

Mobile Computing

Mobile IP

NAS (Network Access Server)

NAT (Network Address Translation)

Network Operating Systems

One-Time Password Authentication

OSP (Open Settlement Protocol)

PAP (Password Authentication Protocol)


PKI (Public-Key Infrastructure)

PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol)

Public-Key Cryptography

Quantum Cryptography

RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service)

Remote Access

Rights and Permissions



RSIP (Realm-Specific IP)

Secret-Key Cryptography

Security Auditing


S-HTTP (Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol)

SKIP (Simple Key Management for Internet Protocols)

Smart Cards

SSH (Secure Shell)

TACACS (Terminal Access Controller Access Control System)

Token-Based Authentication

Trust Relationships and Trust Management

Users and Groups

Virus and Antivirus Issues

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

X.509 Certificates

Web Links
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Shiva's white paper on remote access security

"A Distributed Authorization Model for WWW" by Jose Kahan Oblatt

Microsoft Security page

Google Web Directory Authentication

Bitpipe (search for "authentication")

Cisco AAA Implementation Case Study

CyberSafe Corporation

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