Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed Kerberos to protect network services provided by Project Athena.
Kerberos, an authentication protocol, part of Project Athena, still used today.
Project Athena was important in the early history of desktop and distributed computing.
The initial goals of Project Athena were:
In computing, the Hesiod name service originated in Project Athena (1983-1991).
This initiative is known as Project Athena.
Developed as part of Project Athena, the name is an initialism derived from "X Athena Widgets".
The initial concept emerged from conversations between Ciarán and Michael R. Gretzinger, another systems engineer at Project Athena, in early 1986.
MIT developed Kerberos to protect network services provided by Project Athena.