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Kerberos is a secure method for authenticating a request for a service in a computer network.

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Kerberos: An Authentication Service for Open Network Systems
This paper gives an overview of the Kerberos authentication model as imple- tem as a case study for integrating Kerberos with an existing application.
Sharing a Secret: How Kerberos Works
Kerberos encrypts the SK1 using the client's secret key. Kerberos authentication server. Requests ticket to TGS.
Kerberos. The Network Authentication Protocol. Presented by: Derek Konigsberg octo@logicprobe.
Towards Kerberizing Web Identity and - MIT Kerberos Consortium
Why is Kerberos a credible security solution?

Suggested News Resources

Story of the Stars
But a small team at Kerberos Productions working on the Sword of the Stars series are championing the concept that story can emerge through gameplay instead of just beaming pre-packaged plot and characters into the player's brain.
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Q: What is an Active Directory (AD) shortcut trust relationship, and what effect does it have on Kerberos authentication traffic?
The Care and Feeding of the Active Directory Security Access Token
The Kerberos security protocol is the bedrock upon which AD builds practically everything else. Strictly speaking, the Kerberos protocol handles only authentication (securely identifying a user's identity on a computer network).
[Announce] Samba 3.6.0 Available for Download
This will change which servers we will successfully negotiate kerberos connections to. This is due to Samba no longer trusting a server-provided hint which is not available from Windows 2008 or later.
Strategic Trifecta: Access Management
Organizations that have standardized on Kerberos-based architectures to support both single-sign on efforts and centralize identity management find that new devices often cannot be supported.

Suggested Web Resources

Kerberos: The Network Authentication Protocol
May 24, 2011 Reference distribution and official documentation for Kerberos. Software is subject to US export control.
Kerberos (protocol) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kerberos Explained
MIT Kerberos Consortium
The MIT Kerberos Consortium was created to establish Kerberos as the universal authentication platform for the world's computer networks.
What is Kerberos? - Definition from
Kerberos is a secure method for authenticating a request for a service in a computer network.

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