The Oregon-based verifiable systems firm Galois is designing the voting system. And Darpa wants you to know: Its endgame goes way beyond securing the vote. The agency hopes to use voting machines as a model system for developing a secure hardware platform—meaning that the group is designing all the chips that go into a computer […]
“We are providing the source code specifications, tests, and actually even providing participants at DEF CON with an easy way of actually putting their own malicious software into [the devices],” explains Daniel Zimmerman, principal researcher with Galois, a DARPA contractor working on the project. “We’re not daring them but actually helping them break this.”
In an effort to improve confidence in elections, Microsoft announced Monday that it is releasing an open-source software development kit called ElectionGuard that will use encryption techniques to let voters know when their vote is counted. It will also allow election officials and third parties to verify election results to make sure there was no […]
Today Microsoft announced our joint work on ElectionGuard, a software development kit that will enable anyone to build verifiable and secure elections technology. Leveraging ElectionGuard, voting systems can become end-to-end verifiable and allow for individual voters to confirm their votes were counted, as well as for third parties to validate that an election hasn’t been […]
This post originally appeared on the Adventium Labs website. Adventium was acquired by Galois in 2022. Adventium’s ISOSCELES technology was selected by the Department of Homeland Security to highlight at RSA 2019. ISOSCELES is one of about a dozen DHS-funded, transition-ready cybersecurity technologies being featured.
We’re excited to welcome Dr. James Edmondson to the Galois team as Principal Scientist. Dr. Edmondson’s research focuses on the command and control, visualization, determinism, and trust of distributed artificial intelligence in robotics.
This post originally appeared on the Adventium Labs website. Adventium was acquired by Galois in 2022. Congratulations to Todd Carpenter for receiving the 2018 Cyber Security Emerging Technology Leadership Award on 23 October 2018. The award recognized his leadership in addressing safe and secure system design and implementation of cyber physical systems. His work on the DHS Science and Technology Directorate ISOSCELES project was highlighted.
Startup to revolutionize how large and complex embedded systems are created and modernized Dayton, OH, August 9, 2018 – Galois today announced it is spinning out Tangram Flex, a software re-engineering company that provides smart tooling to quickly reconfigure large and complex embedded systems. This enables the reuse of existing components alongside new capabilities, while assuring […]
We’re pleased to announce that Matthew A. Clark is joining Galois as a Principal Scientist. Mr. Clark was previously the lead for Autonomous Manned-Unmanned Teaming for the Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). During his tenure at AFRL, Mr. Clark also served as the supervisor of the Autonomous Controls Branch, Power and Control […]
DHS Awards Galois Contract To Enable Sensitive Network Data To Remain Encrypted When Shared And Analyzed
Cryptographic tool will be leveraged by DHS and, over time, government agencies and corporations seeking to enable cyber security solutions and safeguard sensitive data Galois today announced that it has been awarded a two-year, $800K contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to develop a tool suite for organizations […]