Tag Archives: Galois

Microsoft Aims to Secure Voting Systems With Open-Source Software Development Kit

Microsoft has introduced an open-source platform designed to make elections more secure and allow voters to privately track their votes. ElectionGuard is a free software development kit under the company’s Defending Democracy Program meant to enable third-party organizations and voters to validate election results, Tom Burt, corporate vice president for customer security and trust at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post published Monday.

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Galois’ Software Engineering Spinoff to Target DoD Market; John Launchbury Comments

Galois has formed a new software re-engineering company in a push to help Defense Department customers reconfigure complex and large embedded systems. The Tangram Flex spinoff aims to use “smart” tools in efforts to update cyber-physical platforms and other subsystems that support DoD missions. Galois said Thursday. “Despite all the advancements in technology to …

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Air Force Research Lab Vet Matthew Clark Joins Galois as Principal Scientist

Matthew Clark, former lead of autonomous manned-unmanned teaming at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s aerospace systems directorate, has been named as a principal scientist at technology company Galois. Galois said Wednesday Clark plans to focus on cyber-physical system design and assurance efforts in his new position. He previously supervised autonomous controls branch within …

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Galois Lands DHS Contract for Data Sharing Toolkit Development

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Galois a two-year, $800,000 contract to  produce a suite of tools for organizations to exchange information that can aid cybersecurity technology development, test and evaluation efforts. Galois said Monday it aims to help DHS address privacy and confidentiality concerns from cyber data sources through the Framework for Information Disclosure …

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Galois to Develop Hardware Security Tools, Methods Under DARPA Program

Galois has received a multiyear, $4.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop methods and tools to secure hardware for consumer, government and commercial use. The company said Wednesday it will lead a team project under the first phase of DARPA’s System Security Integrated through Hardware and Firmware program that …

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Office of Naval Research Taps Galois to Develop Cryptographic Analysis Tools Suite

Galois has received a $2 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to build an integrated suite of tools that will work to analyze cryptographic algorithms. The company said Wednesday it will develop the Cryptographic Analysis, Verification, Exploration, and Synthesis workbench in an effort to help cryptographers address performance requirements for encryption …

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John Launchbury Returns to Galois as Chief Scientist

John Launchbury, formerly director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s information innovation office, has rejoined technology research and development company Galois as chief scientist. Galois said Thursday Launchbury will work with government and industry stakeholders in efforts to craft a road map to address security challenges related to cyber-physical systems. He will …

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