CISSP Question of the Day – 8-19-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Kerberos

Which of the following is a characteristic of Kerberos?

  1. Asymmetric keys are used for authentication
  2. It provides data transfer confidentiality
  3. It uses symmetric keys
  4. It is used for resource authorization once authentication has completed
  5. It uses SHA256 hashes to authentication users and servers



Check Your Answer


  1. It uses symmetric keys

Supporting Links:
  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerberos_(protocol)


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