Cyber Operations

Mission Area

Cyber Operations

Shaping the Future of Cyber Operations

Johns Hopkins APL’s Cyber Operations Mission Area is shaping the future of warfare through cyber operations, focusing on assuring critical Department of Defense missions, delivering key solutions to enable intelligence and military operations, and developing the systems that underpin novel operational capabilities in cyberspace and across the electromagnetic spectrum.


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    Detecting Malware

    Using different types of powerful analytics, the APL-developed REnigma tool enables cyber analysts to quickly review malware.
    Learn more about Detecting Malware
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    Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD)

    APL conceptualized, prototyped, and published a framework enabling the integration and automation of diverse cybersecurity solutions to dramatically increase the speed and scale of cyber defense.
    Learn more about Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD)
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    Visible Light Communications

    For the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), APL is developing mission concepts and integrating operational prototypes of visible light communications capabilities in the Department of Defense—helping DISA enhance data security and alleviate demands on the limited radio frequency spectrum.
    Learn more about Visible Light Communications

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