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  • n. (Internet) A networking protocol, almost always layered on top of the Internet Protocol, that provides reliable, connection based communications.


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  • Most networks combine IP with a higher-level protocol called Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), which establishes a virtual connection between a destination and a source.


  • The commonly used protocol is called Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).

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  • Foreseeing the chaos of multiple networks that could not communicate, Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf designed the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), in 1973.

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  • It is sometimes called the TCP/IP protocol suite, after the two most important protocols in it: the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), which were also the first two defined.

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  • In April of this year, Paul Watson, a security specialist for Rockwell Automation, discovered or as he put it, “pulled the pieces together regarding” a flaw in the Transmission Control Protocol, or TCP.

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  • Transfers of large amounts of data across the Internet to wireless devices suffer from a key problem: The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) used to send and receive that data can be unnecessarily slow.

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  • The Internet is a vast collection of networks of computers that are interconnected both physically and through their ability to encode and decode certain specialized communications protocols called the Internet Protocol (IP) and the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).

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  • TCP and UDP because TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) checks that packets are correctly sent to the receiver whereas UDP (User Datagram Protocol) sends packets without any checks.

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