CompTIA Security+ Question H-91

A customer has provided an email address and password to a website as part of the login process. Which of the following BEST describes the email address?

A. Identification
B. Authorization
C. Access control
D. Authentication

Answer: A

Identification is defined as the claiming of an identity and only has to take place once per authentication or access process. A login process typically consists of an identification such as a username or email address and an authentication which proves you are who you say you are.