This post was published by the CS-SIS blog on September 17, 2019 as part of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of AALL:


Rachel Evans crafts a summary of useful terminology aimed at other new CS-SIS members and attempts to demystify by way of definitions and explanations the tangled concepts of authentication and authorization.

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