Kerberos is an authentication system developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and adopted by most operating systems today. A basic knowledge of Kerberos is required to determine its usefulness in access control mechanisms provided by the operating system.
Write a paper on the Kerberos system. Explain the different steps in the process. The paper should be two to three pages and formatted in APA style and include at least two citations and references.
Note: The title page and references page do not count towards the page count.
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In recent years the importance of computer security has grown exponentially. The purpose of this paper is to give an understanding of how the Kerberos protocol works and briefly explain the benefits of using the protocol. The Kerberos protocol is fairly complex, but provides the end user with the benefit of using a single sign-on system....