Kerberos: An Authentication Service for Computer Systems

Please use the reference material indicated to answer the four questions below. Email me your answers to these questions prior to our class meeting on Monday, April 23rd.

  1. What is Kerberos and explain briefly why it is used?
    [Textbook, pages 884-885 and Kerberos, page 2]

  2. What are two other approaches besides Kerberos for improving security? Briefly describe each.
    [Pages 10-11, Kerberos]

  3. List four limitations of Kerberos.

  4. What information does a Kerberos ticket contain?