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Electronic Authentication is the process of establishing confidence in user identities that are presented in online environments. Application developers are often faced with a choice of mechanisms based on a wide variety of technologies to perform local or remote authentication. The use of multifactor authentication (MFA) adds an increased layer of security to transactions by using multiple forms of eAuth mechanisms during a transaction.


For more information regarding E-Authentication, please visit the Trusted Identities Group.

Created April 29, 2009, Updated March 19, 2018