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User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) refers to a process of gathering insight into the network, access, and security events to identify typical and atypical behavior of humans and machines within a network. UEBA uses machine learning, algorithms, and statistical analyses to figure out whether certain kinds of activity and behavior are likely to constitute a cyberattack.
User provisioning refers to the creation, modification, and deactivation of user objects and user attributes in one or more systems, directories, or applications in response to business processes. User objects may represent employees, contractors, vendors, partners, customers, or other recipients of a service.
Universal Authentication Framework (UAF) is an open authentication standard developed by the FIDO Alliance with the goal of enabling a secure passwordless experience for primary authentication, as opposed to a second factor, as described in Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) standard.
Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) is an authentication standard that allows online services to augment the security of their existing password-based infrastructure by adding a strong second factor to user login. U2F simplifies two-factor authentication (2FA) by enabling the use of specialized Universal Serial Bus (USB) or near-field communication (NFC) devices.