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Aug. 7, 2016

DARPA: Autonomous Bug-Hunting Bots Will Lead to Improved Cybersecurity

Seven teams whose cyber reasoning bots played in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge proved that machines could find and fix software safety problems in a simplified version of the code used everywhere, every day.

Aug. 6, 2016

Three Teams Earn Prizes in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge

Three teams earned prize money in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge, but all seven finalists received awards for their substantial contributions to creating the world’s first autonomous bug-hunting machines.

April 8, 2016

Work: Robot Warship Demonstrates Advances in Autonomy, Human-Machine Collaboration

Sea Hunter, a robot warship designed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, represents breakthroughs in autonomous navigation and human-machine collaboration, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said.

April 4, 2016

DoD Strategic Capabilities Office Gives Deployed Military Systems New Tricks

DoD's Strategic Capabilities Office finds ways to take established military systems and use them in ways the world has never seen and doesn’t know how to counter.

March 4, 2016

Career in Science Can Help Nation, Work Says

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work told students to consider a government career in science because it's a way to make a difference and serve the country.

March 4, 2016

Work: Exciting Technology Under Development

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work visited DoD laboratories and highlighted new, cutting-edge technologies being developed to maximize human performance, protect the warfighter, and secure the nation.

March 2, 2016

Privacy or Security in Cyber? Both, NSA Chief Says

As the clash between cybersecurity and privacy concerns lingers in the headlines and the courts, Defense Department leaders continue their quest to build partnerships with tech industry leaders.

March 1, 2016

Carter: DoD Must Innovate to Lead in a Competitive World

The Defense Department doesn’t get to choose the global challenges it faces, but it can set a course that embraces innovation and keeps DoD ahead in a competitive world, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Feb. 29, 2016

Carter Seeks Increased Ties with West Coast Tech Community

As part of efforts to strengthen the Defense Department against future threats, Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to the West Coast to meet with leaders in the tech community.

Feb. 29, 2016

DTRA Scientists Develop Cloud-Based Biosurveillance Ecosystem

The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security are developing a system that lets epidemiologists scan the planet for anomalies in disease prevalence and warn of coming pandemics.

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