cyber war grant
NORTHFIELD ó The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued $9.9 million worth of contracts to a nonprofit organization controlled by Vermontís Norwich University to continue work on a cyber-warfare gaming system that helps financial institutions and others learn how to respond to computer attacks.
Last month, officials from Norwich and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy announced that Norwichís Applied Research Institute had been chosen to receive the grant. Officials said that Tuesday it was official.
The instituteís Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decision-making Exercises program helps organizations recognize that something is happening to their computer networks and respond appropriately.
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