For DARPA, it’s all about surprises
“At a recent press briefing Prabhakar outlined three trends shaping the new environment DARPA finds itself in:
The threats facing the country have shifted from a monolithic nation-state adversary to a complex of nations, terrorist and criminal organizations and individuals, all with access to advanced cyber technology.
The U.S. military is critically reliant on this technology, which is being produced globally.
Money for national security is likely to be tight for the foreseeable future.”