Jelena Mirkovic

Researches "safe malware," denial-of-service defense and other Internet technologies that capture destructive traffic while enabling benign traffic to pass through.

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Internet Pioneer Robert Braden Retires From ISI

April 13, 2016

On March 29, more than 60 colleagues and friends gathered in and outside the Information Sciences Institute's Marina del Rey headquarters to celebrate Robert Braden's 30-year tenure. A true Internet pioneer, Braden was involved with the now-ubiquitous network from its earliest ARPAnet days.

He helped create fundamental Net communications protocols, operating standards and architecture, and co-edited a pivotal dialogue among developers that helped ensure the Net's stunning success. While at University College London in the early 1980s, Braden even wrote the software that connected British universities with a nascent Net.

Braden also was active in the broader research community, where he led or participated on multiple, key task forces - including one in 2002 that helped define new architecture requirements for a network popular beyond its creators' most far-fetched expectations.Read More

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Feature Story

Internet Pioneer Robert Braden Retires From ISI

April 13, 2016

On March 29, more than 60 colleagues and friends gathered in and outside the Information Sciences Institute's Marina del Rey headquarters to celebrate Robert Braden's 30-year tenure. A true Internet pioneer, Braden was involved with the now-ubiquitous network from its earliest ARPAnet days.

He helped create fundamental Net communications protocols, operating standards and architecture, and co-edited a pivotal dialogue among developers that helped ensure the Net's stunning success. While at University College London in the early 1980s, Braden even wrote the software that connected British universities with a nascent Net.

Braden also was active in the broader research community, where he led or participated on multiple, key task forces - including one in 2002 that helped define new architecture requirements for a network popular beyond its creators' most far-fetched expectations.Read More