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Password Authentication Protocol

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ALSO CALLED: PAP
DEFINITION: Short for Password Authentication Protocol, the most basic form of authentication, in which a user's name and password are transmitted over a network and compared to a table of name-password pairs. Typically, the passwords stored in the table are encrypted. The Basic Authentication feature built into the HTTP protocol uses PAP. See it used with reports on security. Contrast with CHAP.
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