authorization

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1. General: Process used in verifying that the individual or organization who has requested or initiated an action has the right to do so.
2. Computer access: Process of granting or denying a user the access to a secure system. Most computer security systems are based on a two step process: (1) Authentication to ensure that the entity requesting access to the system is what or who it claims to be, and (2) Authorization to allow access only to those resources which are appropriate to that entity's identity.

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I did not have the proper authorization to enter that area, so I decided to sneak around the back and go in that way.
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Giving employees the authorization to install their own software is simply asking your organization to be turned into a breeding ground for viruses and other festering malware.
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AFTER COMPLETING A WEEKS WORTH OF BUSINESS AUDITS, I WAS ABLE TO GIVE AUTHORIZATION TO MY CLIENTS TO FILE ALL OF THIER BUSINESS DOCUMENTS.
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