Jul 14, 2016

You say you want a revolution: DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge

Posted by in category: cybercrime/malcode

DARPA’s self-repairing security system’s challenge.

In a few weeks, a town better known for events like the World Series of Poker will host the World Series of Hacking.

The finals of the Cyber Grand Challenge, which will be held by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency at the DEFCON security conference in Las Vegas next month, aim to see if a high performance computer system can discover and patch security systems automatically — without human intervention.

Seven teams will compete in the finals in front of 5,000 spectators packed into the Paris Las Vegas auditorium, waiting to see if a computer will be able to put the best human penetration testers and security researchers to shame.

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