Research Projects

Network Situational Awareness

Vern Paxson

Army Research Office

This multi-institutional project aims to develop novel theories and techniques in support of network situation awareness, i.e., obtaining accurate views of available cyber-assets and automatically determining the assets required to carry out a mission task. The project scope includes employ such information to automatically assess the damage of possible attacks, attack/defense moves/countermoves, and by employing models of the behavior of adversaries, predicting the threat of future attacks to the success of a mission.