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Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol

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ALSO CALLED: Handshake Authentication Protocol, CHAP
DEFINITION: This stands for Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol, a type of authentication in which the authentication agent (typically a network server) sends the client program a key to be used to encrypt the username and password. This enables the username and password to be transmitted in an encrypted form to protect them against eavesdroppers.
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