The NSA has set up a new organization to oversee artificial intelligence in national security systems. Dubbed the AI Security Center, the unit will consolidate the agency's AI activities and support the government's effort to "maintain its competitive edge in AI," said Army Gen. Paul Nakasone.
U.S. President Joe Biden says he expects to soon sign an executive order detailing how the United States can harness opportunities of artificial intelligence while protecting citizens from "profound" risks. The United States is far from enacting comprehensive AI regulation.
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The United States and South Korea reaffirmed a commitment to mitigate the risks in technologies including AI, 5G networks and cloud computing, while developing an "inclusive approach" to govern their use. The two countries said governance must support the development of trustworthy AI.
The British government's first-ever global summit on artificial intelligence will focus on mitigating cybersecurity and safety risks tied to the emerging technology. The AI Safety Summit planned for Nov. 1-2 will focus on mitigating risks tied to frontier AI.
Information Security Media Group recently concluded its Cybersecurity Summit: London, which brought together industry leaders for a day of informative sessions covering a diverse range of critical cybersecurity topics, including CISOs' vulnerability to liability, ransomware threats and burnout.
Federal Reserve Board Governor Lisa D. Cook is cautiously optimistic about the impact of generative AI on jobs and productivity but urged the industry to address the "very real concerns." While she sees "broad benefits from its use, in the short term, she said, AI could disrupt the labor market.
The Polish data regulator launched a probe into OpenAI's ChatGPT for potential privacy violations of the European General Data Protection Regulation. The Polish regulator is the third European data protection agency to raise privacy concerns related to ChatGPT.
The private sector's frenzy to incorporate generative AI into products is leading companies to overlook basic security practices, a Google executive warned Tuesday. "Most people are still struggling with the basics," said John Stone, whose title at Google Cloud is "chaos coordinator."
This week, ISMG editors covered the hot topics at ISMG's London Cybersecurity Summit 2023, including the technical landscape of AI, executive liability, incident response strategies in the face of a global ransomware attack and how to build personal resilience to avoid burnout.
A researcher advised lawmakers to "keep calm and avoid overhyping China's AI capabilities" since the authoritarian regime struggles to drive widespread adoption of new technology. He urged Congress to embrace an "open system of innovation" around AI even it that results in some IP leaking to China.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series, "Cybersecurity Insights," Daniel DeSantis, director of CISO Advisory at Cisco, and Pam Lindemoen, CISO adviser at Cisco, discuss how generative AI will change and elevate the role of the CISO as well as what the future holds for network security.
Established provider LexisNexis Risk Solutions remains atop Forrester's digital fraud management rankings, while upstart Sift broke into the leaders category for the first time. Many providers in the space have expanded from payment transactions to account takeover fraud as well as handling scams.
DHS says it will eschew biased artificial intelligence decision-making and facial recognition systems as part of an ongoing federal effort to promote "trustworthy AI." "Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool we must harness effectively," said Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas.
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