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1. What is meant by the term 'authentication' in information security?

2. What is the primary purpose of authorization in an information system?

3. Which process involves the verification of whether a user has the necessary rights to perform a task?

4. What is often used in conjunction with a password to enhance the security of user authentication?

5. What type of security attack involves an attacker impersonating another user by capturing and reusing their authentication information?

6. What element of security ensures that only authorized parties can view information?

7. In terms of security, what does the term 'least privilege' refer to?

8. What cryptographic approach is commonly used for proving the identity of a computer or user during authentication?

9. In an information system, what type of authentication is provided when a system can conclusively verify the identity of the user?

10. What is OAuth, in the context of web application security?