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Issue No.02 - March-April (2013 vol.11)
pp: 14-23
Douglas Maughan , US Department of Homeland Security
David Balenson , SRI International
Ulf Lindqvist , SRI International
Zachary Tudor , SRI International
ABSTRACT
New and innovative technologies will only make a difference if they're deployed and used. It doesn't matter how visionary a technology is unless it meets user needs and requirements and is available as a product via user-acceptable channels. One of the cybersecurity research community's biggest ongoing challenges is transitioning technology into commercial or open source products available in the marketplace. This article presents an R&D execution model to increase the success rate of technology transition along with several examples of successful technology transition from the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate's cybersecurity R&D program.
INDEX TERMS
Computer crime, Technological innovation, Technology transfer, Commercialization, Marketing and sales, Computer security, small business, technology transition, cybersecurity, research and development, open source
CITATION
Douglas Maughan, David Balenson, Ulf Lindqvist, Zachary Tudor, "Crossing the "Valley of Death": Transitioning Cybersecurity Research into Practice", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.11, no. 2, pp. 14-23, March-April 2013, doi:10.1109/MSP.2013.31
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