The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a contract to five organizations in a bid to develop a real-time threat intelligence capability at a time when the amount of raw digital data continues to increase exponentially.
In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse.
Blackouts in Ukraine were just a trial run. Russian hackers are learning to sabotage infrastructure—and the US could be next.
State and local election officials are eager to assure the public that voting systems are secure. They have no idea if that’s true, lacking both the resources and skill to defend against cyber attacks or even condust forensic assessments of a breach.
There currently is no plan to change the structure of these teams to marry intelligence-oriented teams or intelligence cells within them, which CYBERCOM calls cyber support teams.
The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) – one of the six program areas – is reaching out to these sectors in an effort to solicit more ideas and develop them on a track that will benefit national security and society writ large.