I just heard about this today, it’s a pretty cool challenge by DARPA to use program analysis to automatically detect intrusions and patch vulnerabilities in real time without human intervention. Several team’s servers are playing a version of capture the flag through exploiting each other’s vulnerabilities in cyberspace.
Here’s a highlights video - the “eSports” style presentation is a little over the top, but the data visualization is everything I wanted the future to be after I read Neuromancer. This is a video describing the view, which maps a program’s execution in 3D space.
What do you think? Is this how the first Ice Wall is born?