Who Goes There?: Authentication Through the Lens of Privacy explores authentication technologies (passwords, PKI, biometrics, etc.) and their implications for the privacy of the individuals being authenticated. As authentication becomes ever more ubiquitous, understanding its interplay with privacy is vital. The report examines numerous concepts, including authentication, authorization, identification, privacy, and security. It provides a framework to guide thinking about these issues when deciding whether and how to use authentication in a particular context. The book explains how privacy is affected by system design decisions. It also describes government's unique role in authentication and what this means for how government can use authentication with minimal invasions of privacy. In addition, Who Goes There? outlines usability and security considerations and provides a primer on privacy law and policy.In principle, the process should also verify that Joseph holds a valid drivera#39;s license, a prerequisite for car rental. ... international flights), it is not acceptable here, because there is a requirement for a credential that demonstrates authorization to drive and that ... stolen) is an acceptable form of authentication in this context.8 The credit card is itself authenticated on the basis of the information contained onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Who Goes There?:|
|Author||:||Committee on Authentication Technologies and Their Privacy Implications, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2003-09-22|