NAVWAR Enterprise Announces Winner of Third Artificial Intelligence Prize Challenge

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) enterprise announced the winner of its third prize challenge in the Artificial Intelligence Applications to Autonomous Cybersecurity Challenge (AI ATAC) series at the U.S. Navy-hosted HACKtheMACHINE Unmanned event on November 18.

The winner of the challenge and the $750,000 prize, was Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), a data platform leader. Their submission, Splunk® SOAR, had the best performance based on the criteria of the challenge, which focused on enhancing the Security Operations Center (SOC) using artificial intelligence (AI) and/or machine learning (ML) tools to automate the detection and prevention of advanced persistent threats and other cybersecurity campaign activity.

Managed by Program Executive Office (PEO) for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I)’s Cybersecurity Program Office (PMW 130), the challenge called for white papers describing the technology, overview and demonstration videos, corresponding technology (virtual machine hardware and/or any included and necessary software) and a setup guide.

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