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A network authentication protocol that allows nodes to safely identify each other in a non-secure network. It is used to protect communication from "sniffing" tools. Kerberos can be used to encrypt all information between a client and server, not just identity.

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First released 1980s
Developed by MIT
Latest stable version krb5-1.19.3

Interesting facts

It is named after the mythological guard dog Cerberus.


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