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Intelligent Cyber Adversaries Tool Suite (ICATS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-18-P-0156
Agency Tracking Number: A181-024-0435
Amount: $149,890.27
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A18-024
Solicitation Number: 18.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-05-21
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-12-01
Small Business Information
3504 Lake Lynda Drive, Suite 170
Orlando, FL 32817
United States
DUNS: 175966675
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: Yes
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Bob Burch
 Principal Investigator
 (407) 601-7847
 bburch@dignitastechnologies.com
Business Contact
 Elizabeth Burch
Phone: (407) 601-7847
Email: admin@dignitastechnologies.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

Our Intelligent Cyber Adversaries Tool Suite (ICATS) system-of-systems builds upon existing work integrating cyber effects into Live, Virtual, Constructive, and Gaming (LVC&G) training systems and leverages other existing systems in the cyber domain. We leverage several in-work technologies to bring together complementary tools and achieve rapid progress. We research use of an existing framework to provide an advanced model of adversarial behavior based on cyber key terrain, and a system of automated adversary emulation to provide a basis for intelligent decision making. We examine leveraging a cyber domain emulation tool to represent the cyber key terrain. In addition, we leverage our SBIR-developed tool, which acts as a broker to integrate adversarial intelligence into the instrumentation of a force-on-force cyber environment to accurately reflect the cyber operational battlefield. Our initial target tool suite integrates easily with OneSAF, with subsequent system integration with JLCCTC and other LVC&G systems. ICATS consists of up to 5 interdependent systems, leverages existing work, brings together complementary technologies, and achieves rapid progress.

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