Peiter Zatko, also known as Mudge, has run the DARPA Cyber Fast Track program for the last three years, but he said that the researcher program is ending on April 1. The CFT program funded a wide range of security research projects in its time, including Charlie Miller’s NFC work and Moxie Marlinspike’s Convergence system.
Scenes from this year’s hacking conference in Las Vegas, Nev. include a keynote by General Keith
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Ryan McGeehan, the director of incident response at Facebook and Chad Greene, the manager of the Facebook CERT on Thursday both explained how the social network has planned red team exercises in the past to prepare the company’s security team for a real attack.