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DARPA Finding Exploits to Thwart Tampering (FETT) Bug Bounty Capture-the-Flag Qualifier

June 15-29, 2020
DARPA’s System Security Integration Through Hardware and Firmware (SSITH) program is focused on bolstering the security of electronic systems by developing hardware security architectures and tools that protect against common classes of hardware vulnerabilities exploited through software. To help harden the SSITH hardware security protections in development, DARPA is hosting its first ever bug bounty program called the Finding Exploits to Thwart Tampering (FETT) Bug Bounty.

2020 DARPA ERI Summit & MTO Symposium

August 18-20, 2020
From August 18-20, DARPA will host its third Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) Summit and Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) Symposium. The annual event brings together leaders from across the electronics ecosystem – spanning government, defense, academia, and industry – to foster collaboration and share technical progress on DARPA’s five-year, $1.5 billion dollar investment into the advancement of the U.S. semiconductor industry. To ensure the health and safety of the more than 1,000 expected attendees, the 2020 Summit will be hosted on a world-class, immersive, and entirely virtual platform with built-in features for live presentations, online interaction, exhibits, and networking.

For a full list, please visit our Events page.