Authorization Law and Legal Definition

Authorization is the process of endowing or conferring a person with legal power or sanction to do something specific. Authorization could refer to a document that gives some right such as a legislation authorizing the operation of a federal agency for a specific period.

In a computer industry, the security system ensures that the data stored in a computer cannot be accessed by any other user without authorization.

Before being published, the public lectures and all other freely available texts require consent and authorization of the author. Texts published without such consent are called unauthorized texts.