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2011-01-20 15:54:19

No longer in denial -- tracing and blocking DDoS attacks on mobile ad hoc networks A Mobile Ad hoc NETwork (MANET) or cell phone mesh network uses software to transparently hook together numerous active cell phones in a location to provide greater bandwidth and better network connections by allowing users to share "spare" resources while they use their phones, making data transfers faster and smoother. However, the usefulness of such ad hoc networks can be offset by vulnerabilities. Like any...

2009-10-07 07:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in collaboration with the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, recently completed industry-first experiments using Raytheon's fourth generation wireless networking technology. The Enhanced Position Location Reporting System 4th Generation served as the network backbone and provided the ability to connect with many current and future force systems as part of an...

2009-07-16 08:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to provide a cost-effective, highly capable military wireless network interoperable gateway. The contract provides Raytheon $24.4 million for one year. Options would extend the contract to 2012 and bring the potential value to $155 million. The Mobile Ad-Hoc Interoperability GATEway, or MAINGATE, will integrate any combination of...

2008-07-18 09:00:20

By JENNIFER SANTOS QUINCY - After an extensive five-month search, Manet Community Health Center in Quincy has named Henry Tuttle as its new chief executive. Former CEO Antonia McGuire left the position in January to become president and CEO at Great Brook Valley Health Center in Worcester. Tuttle will be the fourth CEO to join the Quincy organization in its 28-year-history. Tuttle comes to Manet with a background in academic health care, energy and philanthropic industries. He...


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