Meet The Teams In DARPA's All-Machine Hacking Tournament
"Autonomous security" is DARPA's latest game. Its Cyber Grand Challenge will culminate at DEF CON with a contest to see which of these seven finalists' machines will automatically detect and remediate the most security vulnerabilities.
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1. Center for Secure and Dependable Systems (CSDS)
The team consists of Dr. Jim Alves-Foss, director of CSDS, and Dr. Jia Song, a research assistant professor. The team, based at the University of Idaho, built JIMA, a cyber reasoning system that does its own investigations and then writes its own intrusion detection signatures and security patches.