17th May 2017 By Jeff Hussey
Almost 30 years after its inception, it’s time to fix the engine that both fuels the modern day Internet and is the root cause of its most vexing security challenges.
It probably seemed like science fiction back in 1962 when a scientist from MIT and the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) named J.C.R. Licklider proposed that the United States develop a “galactic network” of computers to talk to each other in the event of a military strike from the Soviet Union that could knock out our fragile copper wire-based telephone network.
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