Authenticating users can be dangerous when the method used by the protocol is inherently insecure. Kerberos is a way to eliminate unsafe methods of authentication.

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MIT KIT Consortium Publications

These are some white papers published by the MIT KIT Consortium describing Kerberos and its use in dominant operating systems. The list is neither exhaustive nor in any particular order. If there is a white paper topic you think should be included, please email your suggestion to Thomas Hardjono.

MIT KIT Consortium Papers