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DARPA looks to Raytheon to help root out cyber security insider threats

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August 7, 2011
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via Military and Aerospace Electronics

Cyber security experts at the Information Security Solutions business of the Raytheon Co. Intelligence and Information Systems segment in Dulles, Va., will help U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) researchers detect and deter insider threats to DOD computer systems and protect classified information by detecting anomalies in massive data sets.

Scientists at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., chose Raytheon to participate in the Anomaly Detection at Multiple Scales (ADAMS) program to create information security computer algorithms to detect and characterize anomalies in large data sets to pinpoint employees or other insiders attempting to steal sensitive information, insert computer viruses, or carry out other malicious acts. Terms of the DARPA contract to Raytheon were not disclosed.

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