Thursday, 26 February 2015

DHS Licenses Malware Detection Tech to Cyber Security Company

Hyperion, a malware forensics detection and software assurance technology developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been licensed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) for market commercialization to R&K Cyber Solutions LLC, an application development and cyber solution company. Hyperion is apparently S&T's second technology that has successfully been transferred to the commercial market

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Kaspersky Labs Launches Online Accelerator For Security Startups

The Security Startup Challenge (SSC), is part accelerator, part startup competition, and also has Mangrove Capital Partners and Russian VC firm, the ABRT Fund, putting money behind it. It follows the recent launch of a cyber security accelerator in London, called CyLon.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Startup PFP finds malware intrusions by monitoring processor radio frequencies

Startup PFP is based on research from Virginia Tech funded by the Departments of Defense and  Homeland Security. They were seeking a way to identify whether software-defined radios have unauthorized software running on them. The technology that was developed has a much more general application, particularly in SCADA and other embedded systems, which are often difficult to protect using standard anti-malware tools.
The name PFP comes from power fingerprinting, which is how the founders describe what their system establishes for each device it protects.