Bryson Bort is a National Security Institute Fellow and an Advisor to the Army Cyber Institute. He is also the Founder of SCYTHE, a start-up building a next-generation attack emulation platform.
The dark web, alternatively known as the darknet or deep web, has long been a subject of controversy. The concept of “onion routing,” that is messages encapsulated in layers of encryption like the layers of an onion, on a secure, private internet was originally conceived by researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Lab.