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DARPA invites hackers to break hardware to make it more secure

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Software bug bounties are ubiquitous in the cybersecurity industry, but those focused on hardware are rarer.

Mock grid, real threats: DARPA borrows an island for a cyberattack drill

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

For the first week of November, Plum Island was the guinea pig for a decidedly 21st-century threat: cyberattacks that could hamstring the power grid.

Germany launches new cybersecurity research agency modeled after DARPA

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The agency's goal is to make Germany technologically independent of other powers with regards to cybersecurity.

DARPA is looking to avoid another version of Meltdown or Spectre

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The Pentagon's R&D wing has contracted Tortuga Logic to develop hardware security tools that use commercial testing platforms to catch vulnerabilities in computer chips.

Huawei tried to acquire technology from the winners of the Cyber Grand Challenge

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The apparent interest shown by Huawei underscores China's quest to lean on artificial intelligence for its cyber operations.

New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design

by Shaun Waterman • 4 years ago

Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips. The System Security Integrated Through Hardware and firmware, or SSITH, program is looking for help from industry.

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