New Competition – Predictive Cyber Analytics

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition seeks proposals for novel approaches to predictive cyber security.

DASA is launching this competition to, in the longer term, develop a deployable solution to predict and counter future cyber threats. Primarily for defence, this novel solution would be used to reduce the likelihood and impact of cyber threats.

To enable proactive defence in a hostile cyber environment, this competition is looking for novel approaches to cyber security. Ultimately these approaches would predict the most likely offensive cyber events and/or predict optimal defensive cyber actions.

Proposals that focus on theoretical models, lack implementation to real data, ingest social media feeds or other public data of a personal nature are outside the scope of this competition.

Up to £1 million of funding is available in Phase 1 to fund 5 to 10 proof-of-concept research projects of up to six months in duration. Additional funding is anticipated for future phases.

Further details about the competition can be found in the summary document.

The competition will close at midday on 5 November 2018.



Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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