Group may declare MS Kerberos nonstandard

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Group may declare MS Kerberos nonstandard

Microsoft’s claim that its modifications to the Kerberos open standards, enabling secure identity authentication when users log on to a network, are proprietary and secret have angered many. Clifford Neuman, the lead author of the original MIT Kerberos and current editor of the IETF’s Kerberos standard document, is drafting a proposal that would change the standards and make Microsoft’s security system noncompliant.

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