Citation Edit

NITRD, About the NITRD Program: National Cyber Leap Year (July 22, 2009) (full-text).

Overview Edit

In response to the President's call to secure the U.S. cyber infrastructure, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the NITRD Program Senior Steering Group (SSG) for Cybersecurity R&D developed the Leap-Ahead Initiative with the goal of developing a national cybersecurity leap-ahead R&D agenda. They began by asking the technical community to propose plausible changes to the current cybersecurity landscape. Some 238 responses were submitted. A synthesis of all the ideas presented led us to identify five categories that demonstrate game-changing potential: