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FAA takes the offensive on cyberdefense

At first glance, the portrayal resembles something from movies such as “The Matrix” or “The Terminator” — a futuristic machine with high-tech circuitry inside a human form. Even the name of the Federal Aviation Administration’s security framework has a Space Age ring to it. But a closer look at the FAA’s Android Cyber Defense system reveals the program for what it really is: a comprehensive, proactive approach to preventing and removing intrusions in the agency’s computer network. The Android conceptualization was completed in September and born from the idea of practicing a multilayered strategy of defense. According to FAA chief information officer Daniel Mehan, the vision was to “emulate the most resilient defense in the world, which is the human body.” Full Story

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