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DARPA Soliciting Bids On Insider Threat Prevention




DARPA Soliciting Bids On Insider Threat Prevention
DARPA Soliciting Bids On Insider Threat Prevention



http://www.informationweek.com/news/government/security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=227300041 

By Elizabeth Montalbano
InformationWeek
September 2, 2010

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a new 
program aimed at quickly finding and stopping insiders from trying to 
steal information from Department of Defense (DoD) computer networks for 
use against the federal government.

To develop its Cyber Insider Threat program, or CINDER, DARPA is 
"soliciting novel approaches to insider threat detection that greatly 
increase the accuracy, rate, and speed of detection and that impede the 
ability of adversaries to operate within government and military 
interest networks," according to a presolicitation notice posted on 
FedBizOpps.gov.

In the notice, DARPA describes an insider threat as any within the DoD's 
communications or computer-network environment being performed "in 
support of an adversary mission or goal."

For CINDER, DARPA is taking an approach that already assumes systems and 
networks have been compromised. Starting from there, the agency will 
take a three-phased approach, it said.

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