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Air Force Seeks Industry Help to Build Cyber Defense Tech

cybersecurityThe Air Force Research Laboratory is soliciting ideas from industry on how to design cybersecurity tools to help the branch avoid attacks on military networks, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Friday.

AFRL’s information directorate has also asked the private sector to propose methods for protecting software and hardware systems as well as for recovering corrupted files.

The service plans to allocate $49 million for the Capabilities for Cyber Resiliency program through fiscal 2019, according to Military Aerospace & Electronics.

Areas of technology highlighted in the presolicitation notice include attack attribution and geolocation, cloud and mobile security, cyber modeling, visualization, data mining and basic input and output system protection.

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