Blog Posts Tagged with "DARPA"

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DARPA on Cyber Targeted-Attack Analyzer program & micro-satellites

February 11, 2013 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Protect the country, population and assets from cyber threats, this is a must for every government, a challenge for every state, new processes, large investment and innovative researches are the topics most debated in this period. Yesterday I wrote about the Russian government and its commitment to strengthen cyber defense, today I desire to introduce how US are trying to improve their cyber capa...

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U.S. Admits to Cyber Attacks: The Future of Conflict

August 28, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

“As a commander in Afghanistan in the year 2010, I was able to use my cyber operations against my adversary with great impact... I was able to get inside his nets, infect his command-and-control, and in fact defend myself against his almost constant incursions to get inside my wire, to affect my operations...”

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Power Pwn and DARPA Programs for Developing Hacking Tools

July 23, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Network analysis has never been easier. Power Pwn, which looks like a surge protector, can be controled remotely via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Ethernet as it searches for network weaknesses. It’s fully manageable via a Web interface accessible through the unit's 3G radio or directly to the device via text message...

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Operation Olympic Game, Project X and the Assault on Security

June 04, 2012 Added by:Richard Stiennon

The IT security industry has found a new threat actor: The United States. If DARPA is developing new attack methodologies then the industry will develop new defenses in response. The use of cyber weapons is going to pit the US military and intelligence community against the IT security industry...

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Plan X: Developing US Cyber Warfare Capabilities

June 04, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Plan X, launched by DARPA, comes at a crucial moment in which the strategic importance of the garrison in cyberspace has become a prerequisite. We have crossed the threshold of a new era, one where we will fight wars with bits instead bullets, one in which the hackers are a new generation of soldier...

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Experts Tell Senate that Critical Networks are Compromised

March 22, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"I think we've got the wrong mental model here. We've got to go to a model where we assume our adversary is in our networks, on our machines, and we've got to operate anyway, we've got to protect the data anyway," said Sandia National Laboratory's James Peery....

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Security 2012: Blood in the Water

November 30, 2011 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

CEOs refuse to act to protect their companies if it cuts into profit, the government has refused to protect our nation’s critical infrastructure because it's 90% privately owned, and our laws have enabled this massive malfeasance so that everyone responsible can claim absence of malice...

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DARPA Advocates Improved Cyber Offense Capabilities

November 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"We are shifting our investments to activities that promise more convergence with the threat and that recognize the needs of the DoD. Malicious cyber attacks are not merely an existential threat to our bits and bytes. They are a real threat to our physical systems..."

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DARPA Calls for Innovation to Protect DoD Systems

August 22, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is requesting information on innovative technologies and approaches to secure the Nation’s infrastructure and to ensure the survival of the Department of Defense’s cyber capabilities in case of attack..."

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DARPA Seeks Innovation from Hacker Community

February 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

DARPA is seeking to spur cyber security innovation from smaller, private cooperatives commonly known as the hacker community. The Cyber Fast Track program will support the development of unconventional solutions that can be created over short intervals by low budget operations...

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