In an effort to strengthen the cyber defense and cyber resilience measures within information technology systems, government and industry partners are increasingly turning to ethical hackers and incorporating bug bounty programs, which offer rewards for uncovered vulnerabilities. Bug Bounty Programs are “incentivized, results-focused programs that encourage
Topic: Cyber Defense
Defending in cyberspace is only half the battle. Making it clear to adversaries that the United States is capable of engaging in damaging cyberattacks of its own is a way of deterring adversaries from acting in the first place, a senior Defense Department official told lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
The Army's research and development community is looking for contractor information in developing state-of-the-art cyber defenses that can improve decision-making across the battlefield.
In a paper that will be presented at the renowned IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy in San Francisco this May, a group from Prof. Ben Zhao and Prof. Heather Zheng's SAND Lab describe the first generalized defense against these backdoor attacks in neural networks.
An ever increasing number of battlefield devices that are capable of collecting, processing, storing, and communicating information are rapidly becoming interconnected. The staggering number of connected devices on the battlefield greatly increases the possibility that an adversary could find ways to exploit hardware or software vulnerabilities, degrading
Cyber Security Ventures, the world's largest research firm on cyber crime, estimates that cyber crime will be a $6T business by 2021. That is more than the economy of the United Kingdom. This presentation reviews the history of computer viruses and the corresponding cyber defenses employed. It is the gap between the technologies used to infect vs the
David K. Woolrich is a program manager in BAE Systems’ Survivability, Targeting, and Sensing Solutions business area. His background is information security, information assurance, and cyber electronic warfare. He is focused on increasing awareness and survivability of DoD assets from cyber-attacks.
Katie D. Sobolewski is a Technology Development Manager for Cyber Electronic Protection at BAE Systems with experience in cyber defense, cyber electronic warfare, and platform protection. Katie has a background in algorithm development, signal processing, and optimization for increased system performance.
Mattis paid his first official visit to the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Experimental Unit, or DIUx, in Mountain View, California, as part of a two-day outreach tour to the U.S. technology industry intended to highlight the Pentagon's commitment to technology innovation.
The sixth annual Cyber Guard exercise, co-led by Cybercom, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, wrapped up with the tone set by the Cybercom commander in his June 12 opening remarks. "I will accept failure in a training environment if it generates knowledge and insight that makes us better," said Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, who also serves as