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James Clapper: Russia Not Behind US Website Outage

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has said the intelligence community believes Russia is not responsible for the internet outage that took down several websites in the U.S., DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Clapper points to a non-nation state actor as the culprit behind the so-called distributed denial-of-service attack that occurred on Friday across the …

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DHS Picks UCSD, USC for New DDOS Defense Contracts; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has awarded $3.1 million in contracts to the University of California San Diego and University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute to develop defense tools against distributed-denial-of-service attacks. UCSD will work to develop platforms and processes to advance the use of source address …

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DHS Taps University of Oregon to Develop DDoS Defense Tool; Dan Massey Comments

The University of Oregon has secured a $1.38 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate to develop a platform designed to protect government computer networks from distributed-denial-of-service attacks. DHS said Monday the university will work to create a DrawBridge that intends to facilitate collaboration between …

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