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A 20-year-old technology may soon protect cellphones

MIT group sees mobile-Net uses

The Kerberos computer security technology has its roots at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Kerberos Consortium begins Thursday at MIT's Stata Center, above. Its goal is to extend Kerberos's reach. The Kerberos computer security technology has its roots at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Kerberos Consortium begins Thursday at MIT's Stata Center, above. Its goal is to extend Kerberos's reach. (MARK WILSON/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2007)
By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / September 24, 2007

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Kerberos, a 20-year-old computer security technology with MIT roots, is about to be turbocharged for the mobile Internet era. (Full article: 552 words)

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