2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Charles Kamhoua

 

Name: Charles Kamhoua
Title: Electronics Engineer
Agency: Army Research Laboratory

The game-changer. One of the biggest challenges of cloud technology involves securing the shared storage resources that are provided to users via the creation of virtual machines. Kamhoua helped design an algorithm that uses game theory to prevent hackers from gaining access to a cloud environment by penetrating insecure virtual machines used by another cloud client. The result is a proven formula for grouping clients based on their security requirements and reducing the chances that a highly secure client will be vulnerable to attack via a client with weaker security.

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