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

October 14, 2023 at 02:48AM Microsoft plans to eliminate NT LAN Manager (NTLM) in Windows 11, focusing instead on strengthening the Kerberos authentication protocol. New features in Windows 11 include Initial and Pass Through Authentication Using Kerberos (IAKerb) and a local Key Distribution Center (KDC) for Kerberos. NTLM has vulnerabilities that make it susceptible to … Read more