Cyber Resiliency and Training
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Cyber Resiliency and Training This is research involves improving cyber resiliency through developing algorithms and techniques to improve defensive operations. These techniques may be used for both training purposes and to develop more realistic decoy environments. Particular interests include the implementation of techniques to rapidly create synthetic documents and validate their effectiveness. Opportunities exist (but are not exclusive) in the following areas: • Procedural generation of synthetic documents and environments • Modeling and validating techniques for simulating online user behavior (e.g., web browsing) • Data analysis and risk mitigation techniques for poisoning attacks in moderately large datasets • Modeling and developing techniques to visualize the output of AI systems to be more explainable to an analyst Keywords: cyber defense, modeling, cyber resiliency, data analytics, human-computer interaction, autonomy, python, computational linguistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: West Point, NY
  • Opportunity Type: Training
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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