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aimed at short-term payoffs. Multiple approaches, carried out over a long period of time, will be required.
 
aimed at short-term payoffs. Multiple approaches, carried out over a long period of time, will be required.
 
The community is, in effect, looking for big advances that require vision and cannot be achieved by
 
The community is, in effect, looking for big advances that require vision and cannot be achieved by
small evolutionary steps. The February 2005 report by the [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/cybersecurity/Cyber_Security:_A_Crisis_of_Prioritization President’s Information Technology Advisory
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small evolutionary steps. The February 2005 report by the [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/cybersecurity/Cyber_Security:_A_Crisis_of_Prioritization President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC)] supported a long-term view of research by agencies such as DARPA and NSA, arguing
Committee (PITAC)] supported a long-term view of research by agencies such as DARPA and NSA, arguing
 
 
that the trends “favoring short-term research over long-term research. . . should concern policymakers
 
that the trends “favoring short-term research over long-term research. . . should concern policymakers
 
because they threaten to constrict the pipeline of fundamental cyber security research that. . .is vital to
 
because they threaten to constrict the pipeline of fundamental cyber security research that. . .is vital to

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Four Grand Challenges in Trustworthy Computing: Second in a Series of Conferences on Grand Research Challenges in Computer Science and Engineering

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Computing Research Assoc. Four Grand Challenges in Trustworthy Computing: Second in a Series of Conferences on Grand Research Challenges in Computer Science and Engineering (2003). Web

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Overview: Government Reports

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Synopsis

The goal of the CRA Grand Research Challenges conferences is to encourage thinking beyond incremental improvements. Some important problems simply cannot be solved by narrow investigation aimed at short-term payoffs. Multiple approaches, carried out over a long period of time, will be required. The community is, in effect, looking for big advances that require vision and cannot be achieved by small evolutionary steps. The February 2005 report by the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) supported a long-term view of research by agencies such as DARPA and NSA, arguing that the trends “favoring short-term research over long-term research. . . should concern policymakers because they threaten to constrict the pipeline of fundamental cyber security research that. . .is vital to securing the Nation’s IT infrastructure.”


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