In-brief: A hacker capture the flag tournament will take place without any human intervention. It’s the final competition in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge, a contest to spur developments in automation and artificial intelligence to solve cyber security problems.
In-brief: Intel announced on Thursday that it was acquiring Itseez Inc., a San Francisco-based start-up that develops algorithms and software for computer vision. The company said it sees applications in autonomous vehicles, security and manufacturing.
In-brief: DARPA is directing $36m for the first stage of a program called LADS – Leveraging the Analog Domain for Security, which is looking into analog methods of cyber threat detection, including power consumption monitoring.
In-brief: Microsoft Corp. made a major play for the Internet of Things platform space, announcing Azure IoT Suite – a cloud based platform for accelerating and managing Internet of Things products.