What is important about how sending passwords over open networks and kerberos? What does the user see? Explain Apples vision of highest security in open and shared wireless networks using a mix of Mac OS X client and server products and Kerberos. How is Kerberos better than everything that came before it? Where was Kerberos developed and what mythological allusion does it derive its name from?

Kerberos does not send passwords in the clear or encrypted -- in fact, it uses a three-part key-based scheme to authenticate services (mail, sign-on, file...