Galois Awarded DARPA Blockchain Research Project

Research and Development company Galois and Guardtime Federal have announced they have jointly been awarded a $1.8 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to verify the correctness of Guardtime’s Keyless Signature Infrastructure. The contract will fund an attempt to advance the state of formal verification tools and all blockchain-based integrity monitoring systems.[…]

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For New Cybersecurity Pilot Program, Collaboration Is Key

Portland cybersecurity and high assurance computer science research firm Galois scores some nice coverage for our collaboration with regional universities and US DHS. Two nice pieces of coverage below…in collaboration with Reed College CIO and NWACC Chair Martin Ringle, and Principal Investigator from Galois, Adam Wick. The goal is to develop advanced technology to identify,[…]

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Is Digital Currency a Bad Idea? -Bitcoin Heist Steals Millions from Exchange

As much as I’m a fan of new technology, like the newly developed currency exchange based in Toronto I’m falling in live with.  After suffering personally through losses of my personal information in 10+ breaches (Target, Home Depot, Anthem, etc.), it seems like digital cash is a bad idea until we have fundamental improvements in[…]

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Galois Wins DHS Award to Combat Rising DDoS Attacks

Galois Awarded $1.7 Million Contract To Enable Peer-to-peer Collaboration. Source: DHS eyes new tech to combat rising DDoS attacks Portland, OR – January 11th, 2016 – Galois today announced it has been awarded a $1.7 million contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to create technology that is capable of defending[…]

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Galois wins DARPA funding for private data as a service

Portland company Galois, Inc. wins yet another large DARPA research contract to develop technologies that address yet another difficult computer science problem. In support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Brandeis program, the company’s Jana project will deliver a privacy service that protects data while retaining its utility for analysts. Source: Galois wins DARPA[…]

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IRS Statement on the “Get Transcript” Data Breach

Source: IRS Statement on the “Get Transcript” Application Here we go again.  100,000 households at risk of having their tax returns fraudulently filed next year.  It’s a major hassle to fix this if it happens to you. Organizations somehow think offering free credit monitoring is an acceptable consolation prize?  At this breach rate, many households[…]

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IEA says we need 3x investment in clean energy innovation

The International Energy Agency just released a report showing we are far short of the clean energy progress required to limit the increase in global temperatures.   They call for a 3x investment in clean energy technologies in order to achieve the 40% reduction in fossil fuel emissions needed to limit global temperature increases to[…]

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Galois In The News -> The Internet of Things: How safe is ‘smart’ technology?

Software Diligence Services client Galois, Inc. continues to generate press coverage with the increasingly public awareness of the security threats to your devices. Today’s world is a mobile one. Technology provides us with the flexibility to work, communicate, be informed and be entertained, all while on the move. As our flexibility increases, however, so do[…]

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