Identification and Authentication
Identification and Authentication (NIST SP 800-53 security control family) Information Assurance
Measures that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. These measures include providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.
See NIST SP 800-59 under Information Assurance (CNSSI 4009) and
NISTIR 7622 under Information Assurance (CNSSI 4009-2010) for more information.
The process of establishing the identity of an entity interacting with a system.
See NISTIR 7711 under Identification and Authentication for more information.