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Research Infrastructure to Support Cybersecurity

R&D involves understanding new threats and risks, and discovering solutions that will help us protect our Nation’s cyber infrastructure. The Research Infrastructure to Support Cybersecurity (RISC) Program provides a national and international level research infrastructure to enable the cybersecurity research community to discover, test, and analyze state-of-the-art tools, technologies and software in a scientifically rigorous and ethical manner. By having a research infrastructure which mimics real-life conditions, this program accelerates the research, development, and deployment of effective defenses for U.S.-based computer networks and systems. The RISC Program carries out its activities through the following projects:

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