Self-Sustaining Security Architecture for Cyber Physical Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: 140D04-19-C-0031
Agency Tracking Number: F183-003-0427
Amount: $74,800.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF183-003
Solicitation Number: 2018.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-01-31
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-01-31
Small Business Information
1150 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005
DUNS: 081254199
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sung (Peter) Choi
 (505) 554-4171
 info@cipher-id.com
Business Contact
 Andrew Mariyanich
Phone: (267) 255-3631
Email: amariyanich@cipher-id.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Properly securing a CPS requires protecting the integrity of: (1) the command & control functions and the sensory data collected from the CPS; and (2) the critical physical assets such as drones, airplanes, satellites, etc. The risk management approach that has worked so well in the information era - deploy, patch and update model - is no longer a viable solution for high consequence systems such as CPSs. In particular, the current cyber security solutions are highly susceptible to and ineffective against zero-day exploits . It is imperative that a new model of CPS security is self-sustaining and does not rely on continual updates or input from subject-matter experts (SMEs) to prevent a high consequence impact (loss of critical infrastructure and human lives) where compromise is not an option.

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