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June 1-5, 2009

Stanford University

Wednesday 3 June 2:30pm

Location: Old Union - Clubhouse

Speaker: Asanka Herath (Secure Endpoints Inc.)

Title: Incorporating Hardware Security Modules and Hardware Tokens with Kerberos


Hardware Security Modules can improve the security and speed of cryptographic operations by moving secret keys and operations involving them into specialized hardware.

This talk will be an exploration of the use of hardware security modules to secure the authentication exchange in Kerberos.  We will look at existing work, candidate hardware and changes that will be required on the KDC.

Slides: PowerPoint PDF