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ALSO CALLED: Network Time Protocol
DEFINITION: Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol that is used to synchronize computer clock times in a network of computers. Developed by David Mills at the University of Delaware, NTP is now an Internet standard. In common with similar protocols, NTP uses Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to synchronize computer clock times to a millisecond, and sometimes to a fraction of a millisecond.Accurate time  … 

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A Hidden Security Danger: Network Timing
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WHITE PAPER: Most anyone who uses a PC no doubt sees the little clock at the bottom of the screen,dutifully ticking off the minutes of the passing day. But chances are they don’t often think about the role that clock plays in the network to which the PC is attached.
Posted: 27 Dec 2010 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

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The Importance of Network Time Synchronization
sponsored by Symmetricom
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why accurate network time -- and therefore precise network time synchronization -- is critically important for network management. Read on to learn more about the importance of network time synchronization.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

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