Defense Innovation Unit asks ForAllSecure to test for cyber security for vulnerable U.S. weapon systems

May 26, 2020
In the last few years the company went through 10 iterations of Mayhem, and has added to those iterations cyber security tutorials for users.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The U.S. Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) in Cambridge, Mass., needed cyber security for U.S. Department of Defense weapon systems. They found their solution from ForAllSecure in Pittsburgh. Fifth Domain reports. Continue reading original article

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26 May 2020 -- DIU has awarded a $45 million to ForAllSecure, which has been prototyping its cyber security testing platform, known as Mayhem, with DoD components for more than three years.

ForAllSecure is working with the Air Force 96th Cyberspace Test Group, the Air Force 90th Cyberspace Operations Squadron, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the U.S. Army Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center (C5ISR).

The same DoD users have worked with ForAllSecure throughout the prototyping process for the company’s platform, which finds bugs in applications and shows the user how they can be triggered. The platform will allow for a continuous testing for vulnerabilities in weapons systems.

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