The Federal government has increased its adoption of 5G wireless technologies to enable agencies to receive and transmit a growing volume of data faster than ever before, government officials said this week.
The U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) held its fourth ministerial meeting in Luleå, Sweden this week, unveiling key initiatives for the advancement of artificial intelligence technologies through the countries’ partnership.
As China continues on its path to become the leading cyber adversary to the United States, lawmakers and government officials are looking for ways to strike a balance that will cater to benefits of economic partnerships with China while not exposing American security interests in the process.
A group of big-tech industry leaders warned today that artificial intelligence (AI) may one day pose an existential threat to humanity and should be considered a societal risk on par with pandemics and nuclear wars.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), the FBI, and international cybersecurity agencies issued a joint cybersecurity advisory to highlight a recently discovered cluster of cyber activity linked to a People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actor dubbed Volt Typhoon.
The Department of Defense (DoD) this week sent Congress a classified version of its 2023 cybersecurity strategy, and said an unclassified summary of the strategy will be rolled out in the coming months.
Microsoft Corp. this week offered up five key points for governments to consider as they approach whether and how to regulate artificial intelligence technologies going forward.
As AI technologies continue on a rapid-growth trajectory, some cybersecurity experts are worrying about how emerging versions of AI tech may harm the cyber-resilient architectures that many organizations are beginning to build.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and the FBI, along with international partners, released a joint cybersecurity advisory on Wednesday sharing technical details regarding malicious activity by a People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actor.
The Biden-Harris administration is seeking insight into how Federal agencies could benefit from generative AI tools to help inform an upcoming National AI Strategy.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will release an updated Broadband Funding Map in June to improve existing inaccuracies, according to National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Administrator Alan Davidson.
As the world of cybersecurity becomes more convoluted with cyber threats emerging from various entities and foreign governments, some experts are warning of the devasting effects that quantum computers could have on the American financial system.
The Biden-Harris administration announced sweeping new efforts today that aim to advance the research, development, and deployment of responsible AI – with a focus on protecting Americans’ rights and safety in the age of AI.
Two Democratic senators reintroduced legislation on Thursday to establish a new Federal agency that would oversee digital platforms and AI products for a sector that has gone virtually unregulated.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released new technical assistance that aims to prevent AI systems and algorithmic decision-making tools from discriminating against job seekers and workers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Labor (DoL), and the Department of Treasury have not fully applied cloud security practices, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to begin leveraging AI and ML in its drug development and approval processes but wants to first ensure that both the opportunities and challenges of the emerging technologies are fully explored.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has made significant headway in adopting a multi-cloud architecture, and that movement is introducing powerful new capabilities. However, cloud providers and agency IT officials need to work together to prevent cloud complexity from negating cloud security, according to DoD cloud experts.
Officials from the Department of Education (DOE) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) discussed their agencies’ progress on the migration to zero trust security architectures at MeriTalk’s Cyber Central in Washington, D.C.
The National Cybersecurity Strategy that flew out of the White House doors in early March was a year-long effort that involved hundreds of engagements with more than 300 stakeholders – from academia to industry to Federal agencies – a top official at the Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD) said today.
In the hands of hostile nation-states, emerging technologies can pose grave threats to U.S. security and prosperity. However, smart investments and guardrails for emerging technologies could give the U.S. an edge in cybersecurity and combating growing cyber threats.
As AI technologies continue to advance at a rapid pace, experts with the technology told members of Congress on May 16 that having the right technical talent in place within the Federal government is crucial to ensure the United States is prepared to address the potential risk and harms that AI systems can present.
Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Mike Braun, R-Ind., have introduced new legislation that would create an artificial intelligence (AI) training program for Federal supervisors and management officials.
Building a 21st-century military is critical to protect the United States against an ever-evolving threat landscape – especially in the digital era. According to Rep. Rick Allen, R-Ga., building that resilient military force begins with investments at the U.S. Army’s Cyber Center of Excellence, housed at Fort Gordon in Georgia.
Samuel Altman, chief executive officer (CEO) for OpenAI, – the company that created the famed ChatGPT AI tool – testified before Congress about the need for quick and robust AI regulations.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy, Climate, and Grid Security subcommittee voted unanimously today to approve the Energy Emergency Leadership Act (HR 3277), which would require that Energy Department cybersecurity and other energy security-related operations be assigned to an Assistant Secretary at the agency whose appointment would be confirmable by the Senate.
The Federal Communications Commission on May 15 published the agency’s Broadband Funding Map which shows where the Federal government is providing financial support for broadband infrastructure development projects across the country.
Almost two years ago, a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline Company, a major supplier of fuel to the northeastern U.S., pushed the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop directives for pipeline owners and operators to implement cybersecurity measures.
Angry@Arthritis, the recently launched nonprofit that is seeking cures for OsteoArthritis (OA), in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation kicked off its first “Shark Tank” session on Capitol Hill today to present the science behind the promising cures in the pipeline, and issued a call for more Federal government action to find cures more quickly.
President Biden took action today to extend a national emergency declared by President Trump in 2019 aimed at preventing U.S. adversaries from exploiting vulnerabilities in the information and communications technology (ICT) services supply chain.