#CADCODefensive Cyber Operations

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CADCO Ask Me Anything

Spring2023

How might the United States Space Force leverage commercial capabilities to identify and automate cyber terrain mapping of complex systems, in order to support existing cyber operations tool suites?

PROBLEM STATEMENT

Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) provide defensive cyber capabilities that protect USSF mission system networks, to include their associated computer systems, software applications and sensitive operational information against unauthorized intrusion, corruption, and/or exploitation.

Resilient cyberspace architecture is a key to USSF system security. USSF cyber operators must provide mission assurance of the critical networks and systems they protect, in an increasingly contested, congested, and degraded environment. 

Topics of Interest

  • Complex Cyber Network Mapping
    • Automation of Identification of Devices and Data Flows
    • Model and Simulation of Network
    • Identification of Mission Critical Services
    • Predictive and Automated Vulnerability Assessments
  • Sensor Placement
    • Bridging Gap Between Network Mapping and Optimization of Sensor Placement
  • Network Mission Assurance
  • Cyber Domain Awareness (Internal and External)
  • Automation
  • Threat Detection

Key Activities

January 12, 2023 at 1 pm MT

‘Ask Me Anything’ Virtual Session

January 24, 2023 at 5 pm MT

Extended Application Deadline

January 31 - February 2, 2023

Applicant Pitch Days

February 6, 2023

Final Cohort Company Selection

March 7-10, 2023

On-Week

March 14-17, 2023

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April 4-7, 2023

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April 11-14, 2023

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May 2-5, 2023

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May 8-11, 2023

On-Week

May 30- June 2, 2023

Final Week

June 1, 2023

Demo Day

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