D. Paul Benjamin, Ph.D.
Director, Robotics Laboratory and Professor of Computer Science,
Department of Computer Science, Seidenberg School of CSIS, Pace University, New York, New York

Dr. Benjamin earned his doctorate in computer science from New York University in 1985. He worked for six years at Philips Laboratories before entering academia. Currently, he is professor of Computer Science and Director of the Robotics Lab at Pace University in New York City. His research focuses on issues of problem solving and representation in cognitive architectures. He and his research group are developing cognitive agents in cyber security and robotics.

Dr. Benjamin will discuss AUTONOMOUS NETWORK DEFENSE AGENT.

Our goal is to reproduce the reasoning performed by human experts in real-time. We have completed a prototype and tested it against an independent professional team of attackers. This presentation will cover the issues and challenges presented in this project, our technical approach, our results to date, and our plans for future development.