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Access Control

Authentication and Authorization


Biometric Access Devices

CDSA (Common Data Security Architecture)

CHAP (Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol)


Digital Signatures

DSS (Digital Signature Standard)

EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol)

Electronic Commerce

Hash Functions

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)

IOTP (Internet Open Trading Protocol)

IPSec (IP Security)

Kerberos Authentication Protocol

Key Distribution and Management

Logons and Logon Accounts

OBI (Open Buying on the Internet)

PGP (Pretty Good Privacy)

PKI (Public-Key Infrastructure)

Public-Key Cryptography

Quantum Cryptography


S/MIME (Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension)


SET (Secure Electronic Transaction)

SKIP (Simple Key Management for Internet Protocols)

Smart Cards

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

TLS (Transport Layer Security)

Token-Based Authentication

Trust Relationships and Trust Management

X.509 Certificates

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