IARPA in the News 2016

Washington Examiner

The intelligence community is seeking to develop a cybersystem capable of deceiving adversaries, preferably without assistance from a human operator, according to a request for information from the community's top research agency....The system would aim to "mislead and gain an advantage over a cyberadversary through a variety of tactics such as manipulation, distortion, [and] falsification of evidence," notes the request, which was put out by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

Network World

Getting a handle on cloud-based virtual operations is no easy task. Next month researchers from the Intelligence Advance Research Projects Activity (IARPA) will introduce a new program that looks to address that management concern by developing better technology to manage and secure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments..

The Stack

A new surveillance technology will allow for the immediate, automatic detection of suspicious behaviour in live video feeds....The research project, led by the IARPA unit at the U.S. Office of National Intelligence, proposes a recognition system dubbed Deep Intermodal Video Analytics (DIVA), which is able to scour through multiple live video streams and pick out potential criminal and terror activities.

Federal Times

Intelligence work is often as much about gathering information as it is about disseminating misinformation. To that end, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) is looking for innovative solutions around deceptive cyber defenses.

Defense One

The program is called Deep Intermodal Video Analytics—or DIVA—and it seeks to locate shooters and terrorists before they strike....ODNI’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency is gathering academics and private sector experts for a July 12 “Proposers’ Day,” in anticipation of releasing a work solicitation.