OTTAWA -- Third Brigade a security software company specializing in host intrusion detection and prevention, today announced that it has been selected by Defence R&D Canada to provide dynamic risk response research in cyber defence.
For over 60 years, Defence R&D Canada, an agency of the Department of National Defence, has been providing scientific research and development of applied technology, and is a leader in the exploitation of wireless and information technologies for defence applications.
Computer networks are a critical component of todays military and play a vital role by supporting strategic, operational and tactical decision making. As such, risk assessments, along with the evaluation and implementation of new security technologies that better protect critical systems, applications and data, are integral to a modern military.
Given the dynamic nature of the threat environment and the rate that vulnerabilities are being discovered in computer systems, novel techniques for properly mitigating dynamic risks are a key part of our research program, said Julie Lefebvre, Network Information Operations, Defence R&D Canada. Partnering with private sector organizations allows us to share and advance security knowledge and expertise in Canada, as well as effectively leverage best practices from industry and other partners in favour of securing our national IT infrastructure.