What is Authentication?
It is not uncommon for newbies to confuse authentication with authorization. Authentication is the process of verifying the user’s identity while authorization is granting the user some definite permission to do some definite task. What do we mean by verifying the user’s identity? — Simple. We identify that the user is who they say they are. How do we do that? We ask the user to provide some kind of credential e.g. …

Shafi Alam

Senior Software Engineer at Apploye Inc.

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