Kerberos authentication: The security answer for unsecured networks

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Traditional authentication schemes do not properly address the problems encountered with today`s unsecured networks. Kerbmm developed by MIT, on the other hand is designed to operate in an open unsecured network, yet provide good authentication and security including encrypted session traffic. Basic Kerberos principles as well as experiences of the ESnet Authentication Pilot Project with Cross Realm. Authentication between four National Laboratories will also be described.

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Engert, D.E. June 1, 1995.

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Traditional authentication schemes do not properly address the problems encountered with today`s unsecured networks. Kerbmm developed by MIT, on the other hand is designed to operate in an open unsecured network, yet provide good authentication and security including encrypted session traffic. Basic Kerberos principles as well as experiences of the ESnet Authentication Pilot Project with Cross Realm. Authentication between four National Laboratories will also be described.

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7 p.

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OSTI as DE95013434

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  • 17. DOE Computer Security Group training conference, Germantown, MD (United States), 8-11 May 1995

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  • Other: DE95013434
  • Report No.: ANL/ECT/CP--85500
  • Report No.: CONF-9505223--1
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 71684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc706996

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Engert, D.E. Kerberos authentication: The security answer for unsecured networks, article, June 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc706996/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.