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Authentication Service

An authentication service is an identity verification mechanism—similar to passwords—for apps, websites, or software systems. It is designed to authenticate the identity of clients (or users) by servers (a computer program), and vice versa. It works similar to time-sharing operating systems that allow many users to perform tasks simultaneously using the same computer memory. An authentication service makes sure that information is accessed only by users who have the access permission or right.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Authentication Service

SMBs can use authentication services for secure access to apps, websites, and software systems that are managed remotely. This is especially useful, as many SMB users, especially owners and managers, work outside of the office. With an authentication service, SMBs can protect their sensitive information even if employees work on a device that is not directly tied to a business network connection.

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