Autonomous Hacking ?

DARPA held their cyber grand challenge in Las Vegas last week.  The challenge pitted 7 autonomous security systems against each other in a Capture The Flag Competition.  The winning system then went on to compete in DEFcon’s regular CTF against human competition and did as well as was expected (dead last). The job of commentating 7 …

DON’T PANIC. Making progress on the “Going Dark” Debate

With support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Berkman Center for Internet Society at Harvard University a diverse group of security and policy experts from academia, civil society, and the U.S. intelligence community convened to discuss some of the difficult problems of surveillance and cybersecurity. This occurred at the time of public about …