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Steven Walker Outlines DARPA’s Cybersecurity Research Goals

Steven Walker, acting director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has outlined DARPA’s plans to protect U.S. networks against cyber attacks at the 2017 Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, DoD News reported Wednesday. Walker said DARPA’s security research goals are focused on efforts …

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DARPA Eyes Autonomous Bots to Fix Software Security Issues

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency believes autonomous systems could help to patch loopholes in software security based on the results of the 2016 Cyber Grand Challenge, DoD News reported Sunday. DARPA officials also see the hacking tournament as representing an advancement in the Defense Department’s cybersecurity research efforts, Cheryl Pellerin reports. “Our …

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DARPA Names Cyber Grand Challenge Winners

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced the teams that will receive approximately $4 million in total cash awards as the presumptive winners in its cyber defense tournament. DARPA said Thursday the ForAllSecure research team will receive $2 million for the group’s Mayhem computer system that landed first place in the preliminary results …

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DARPA Competition Aims to Help Automate Computer Security

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency intends to help automate computer security systems through the world’s first all-machine hacking competition scheduled for Aug. 4. The Cyber Grand Challenge will take place in Las Vegas, where seven high-performance computers will compete live in conjunction with the DEF CON hacker convention, DARPA said …

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