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

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months 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 • 10 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

Meet the man responsible for teaching some of the NSA's best young hackers

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Underlining the NSA's race to hire the best and brightest is a list of universities that offer myriad of computer security training programs, each providing a stepping stone into the secretive agency. In this context, Carnegie Mellon University is to the NSA what the University of Alabama is to the NFL.

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