Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service

Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): RADIUS

Definition(s): A centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) protocol currently defined in RFC 2865.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-127

An authentication and accounting system used to control access to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) system.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-47

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary