How viruses in biology can help strengthen cybersecurity

Thursday - 12/23/2010, 10:30am EST

WFED's Jared Serbu

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is using the lessons of biology to think about how to do cybersecurity. A new program called "CRASH" is looking at how to make computers resistant to viruses and malware on their own, rather than relying on their operating systems or antivirus software. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu reports they're concerned that the current ways we protect ourselves against viruses and malware will eventually be obsolete

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