Current and former staff from Charles River Analytics, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, a developer of intelligent systems solutions, have been awarded a patent for detecting and responding to cyber attacks on large network systems. The patent is for an improved security system and method to detect and respond to cyber attacks. The system includes an intelligent agent-based information retrieval subsystem that automatically discovers relevant data from distributed sources, a rule-based inferencing mechanism that interprets retrieved data within the current situational context, and a threat assessment and prediction mechanism that captures the interrelationships between cyber sensor outputs and cyber attacks.
This patent is representative of Charles River’s commitment to developing novel, intelligent solutions to defending against cyber attacks. For instance, in the MAAGI effort, Charles River is developing a tool to predict and prevent cyber attacks to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Genome project.
For more information on patent number 8,150, 783, visit the USPTO.gov/.
About Charles River Analytics
Since 1983, Charles River Analytics (cra.com) has been applying computational intelligence technologies to develop mission-relevant tools and solutions to transform our customers' data into knowledge that drives accurate assessment and robust decision-making. Charles River continues to grow its technology, customer base, and strategic alliances through research and development programs for the DoD and the Intelligence Community, addressing a broad spectrum of mission areas and functional domains, including: sensor and image processing, situation assessment and decision aiding, human systems integration, and cyber analytics. These efforts have resulted in a series of successful products that support continued growth in our core R&D contracting business, as well as the commercial sector.