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SCYTHE: Simulate CYber Threats using Hybrid Entities

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-19-C-7501
Agency Tracking Number: B2-2841
Amount: $1,009,194.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA18-001
Solicitation Number: 18.1
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-09-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-09-29
Small Business Information
100 E. Rivercenter Blvd Suite 100
Covington, KY 41011
United States
DUNS: 128933996
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Walter Warwick
 Director of Applied Performance Research
 (859) 415-1000
Business Contact
 Terence Andre
Phone: (719) 213-4205
Research Institution

TiER1’s proposed SCYTHE (Simulate CYber Threats using Hybrid Entities) system will advance the state-of-the-art in cyber operator training technologies. SCYTHE combines proven technologies and gameful learning design with innovative advances in intelligent agent authoring capabilities. SCYTHE leverages your training sandbox where trainee cyber defenders interact with SCYTHE’s advanced attacker agents. In a sophisticated pedagogical design, trainee defenders will train and rehearse in a realistic operating environment with threats created by external and internal sources. The hybrid agents are enabled with cutting-edge human behavior representations to generate adaptive, realistic behavior in a way that supports the achievement of learning objectives. Approved for Public Release 19-MDA-10203 (4 Sep 19)

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