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Microsoft to Phase Out NTLM in Favor of Kerberos for Stronger Authentication
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Microsoft to Phase Out NTLM in Favor of Kerberos for Stronger Authentication

Microsoft has declared that it will eventually remove NT LAN Manager (NTLM) from Windows 11 in order to strengthen security and switch to other authentication mechanisms. "The focus is on strengthening the Kerberos authentication protocol, which has been the default since 2000, and reducing reliance on NT LAN Manager (NTLM)," said Google. "New features for Windows 11 include Initial and Pass Through Authentication Using Kerberos (IAKerb) and a local Key Distribution Center (KDC) for Kerberos." Clients can use Kerberos authentication with IAKerb in a variety of network topologies. The second feature adds support for local accounts for read more Microsoft to Phase Out NTLM in Favor of Kerberos for Stronger Authentication. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise you...