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    One can simulate digital signatures using Kerberos. Explain how this can be achieved and carefully outline what functionality of digital signatures can (and cannot) be provided.

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    An enterprise network can contain thousands of devices or more and maintaining passwords on all these devices demands a lot of work. A solution to this is to have an authentication server, like Kerberos, that handles the authentication between users and devices. Then the network manager only needs to authenticate to the authentication server and the server will handle the rest of the authentications. Kerberos is a secure method for authenticating a request for a service in a computer network. Kerberos lets a user request an encrypted "ticket" from
    an authentication process that can then be used to request a ...

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    The expert simulates digital signatures using Kerberos.