All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘DARPA’

Verigames lets gamers carry some of the load of software security

by Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems, May 28, 2015 “It turns out you actually can improve the security of software by making a game of it. In December 2013, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched a Web portal called Verigames that offered five free online games with titles like “Ghost Map,” “Flow Jam,” and “Xylem.” The idea was to have …

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Pentagon issues call for drones that hunt like wolf packs

by Mark Pomerleau, 22 January 2015, DefenseSystems Faced with increasing shortfalls for operations involving existing unmanned aircraft systems, commonly known as drones, the military has called on industry experts to help overcome chinks in the current UAS operational armor. DARPA, the Defense Department’s research arm, has issued a special notice inviting interested and capable parties to participate in meetings aimed …

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DARPA Broad Agency Announcement for Algorithms for Small Drone Autonomy

Article found at: http://fcw.com/blogs/the-spec/2015/01/birds-bees-and-darpa-drones.aspx?s=fcwdaily_150115 Birds do it, bees do it, now DARPA wants drones to do it Image courtesy of www.darpa.mil: a small UAV charts a course through a collapsed building. DARPA wants small UAVs that can “quickly navigate a labyrinth of rooms, stairways and corridors or other obstacle-filled environments without a remote pilot.” WHAT: The Defense Advanced Research Projects …

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DARPA’s online games crowdsource software security

By Kevin McCaney, Dec 04, 2013 Flaws in commercial software can cause serious problems if cyberattackers take advantage of them with their increasingly sophisticated bag of tricks. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to see if it can speed up discovery of those flaws by making a game of it. Several games, in fact. … For more, see http://defensesystems.com/articles/2013/12/04/darpa-verigames-online-verification.aspx?s=ds_091213

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DARPA: Crowdsourcing Design

MOVES Team, Maybe not crowdsourcing in the strictest sense, but interesting use of online design tools, open-source software and design competitions… This Is the Million-Dollar Design for Darpa’s Crowdsourced Swimming Tank | Danger Room | Wired.com That three-person team was “geographically separated” in Ohio, California and Texas, according to a Darpa announcement today. That is, it’s a pick-up team of …

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DARPA RFP: Crowdsourcing Formal Verification

Hi All, Please read.  This seems incredibly well-aligned with MOVES experience (MMOWGLI) and expertise (Gaming, VV&A) and potentially a good partnership with CS Faculty interested in formal verification methods. The CSFV program is structured as a three year effort split across two 18 month phases. The program has three technical areas: game-based formal verification, optimizing compiler backend development, and research …

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Link to DARPA Brown Bag video and slide set

https://podcast.nps.edu/index2.asp?id=DARPA_Brown_Bag

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