Tozny launches end-to-end encryption toolkit for developers

We’re excited to announce that Galois spin-off Tozny is releasing their latest product, InnoVault. InnoVault enables developers to protect sensitive user data they collect simply by adding a few lines of code.  It provides simple scripts for fronted code, easy SDKs on the backend, and an API with secure cloud storage behind it. Tozny spun off from Galois […]

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With government cyber defense, sometimes it’s best to give up hope

Federal News Radio

What is the single best thing that military and civilian government agencies can do in their search for an all-in-one cybersecurity solution? Simple: Give up hope. As counterintuitive as that may sound, there is no magic bullet that will solve all our cybersecurity challenges. A sufficiently-motivated and capable adversary will get around our defenses, given […]


Galois presentations at High Confidence Software and Systems (HCSS) 2017

The High Confidence Software and Systems (HCSS) conference brings together researchers and organizations on the cutting-edge of safety-, security- and mission-critical applications and is now in its second decade. The main themes of HCSS 2017 are Privacy, Assurance for AI, Industrialization of Formal Methods, and Technology and Model Cross-over. If you are attending, Galois and […]

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Galois Awarded $1 million IARPA Contract To Improve Security Of Data Computation

RAMPARTS initiative to explore feasibility of leveraging fully homomorphic encryption (FHE) to secure data processing in untrusted environments Galois announced today that it has been awarded a $1 million contract by The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, to explore the feasibility of securing data while […]

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Galois Launches First Office in Dayton, OH

Galois, an R&D organization that specializes in developing innovative security technologies  today announced its first Dayton office, reflecting a commitment to driving technology innovation in Ohio and expanding the support it provides to defense agencies and commercial organizations throughout the region. Headquartered in Portland, OR, Dayton is Galois’s third U.S. location. Galois has signed a […]

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Why next-gen vehicles should consider security from the start


Email was initially created without security in mind and we’ve paid for it ever since by continually bolting fixes onto it, said Isaac Potoczny-Jones, research lead at Galois. But the complexity of connected vehicle systems has created pushback on the issue of cybersecurity, he noted. “Innovative areas like this have a real challenge in baking nonfunctional requirements like cybersecurity into the basis of their systems,” Potoczny-Jones said. “But just because there’s no value today in attackers targeting these systems that there won’t be value tomorrow. We don’t know what we’re up against tomorrow. Things change. They will start to target these systems.”


DARPA, Galois Launch Benchmark Challenges To Prevent Software ‘Reverse Engineering’

Galois today announced two benchmark challenges – sponsored by DARPA – that invite competitive submissions able to break the security of program obfuscation technology designed to prevent software ‘reverse engineering.’ The challenges are part of DARPA’s SafeWare program that funds research aimed to make software less susceptible to being hacked or compromised. The challenges are […]

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Air Force goes after cyber deception technology

Network World

Specifically, Galois will develop its Prattle system for the Air Force. Galois describes Prattle as a system that generates traffic that misleads an attacker that has penetrated a network: making them doubt what they have learned, or to cause them to make mistakes that increase their likelihood of being detected sooner.