“Google has promised not to use AI for weapons, following protests over its partnership with the US military. A decision to provide machine-learning tools to analyse drone footage caused some employees to resign. Google told employees last week it would not renew its contract with the US Department of Defense
Putin has discussed cryptocurrencies a number of times, with the most recent coming this past week. Here, he discussed the difficulty of integrating them into state policy and financial planning as they are “inherently…beyond national borders.” Hundreds of farmers in Russia, however, have transitioned to a coin known as Kolion
A recently proposed defense bill in the Senate could improve US cyber capabilities through additional funding and programs. This includes a provision to allow unilateral US responses to cyber interference without needing to ask allies beforehand. “’The right to act in another country is a norm in counterterrorism operations,’ said
“Modern technology has outpaced the ability of shared familiar metaphors to describe it. Trying to tie modern threats, executed with code over a global network infrastructure that didn’t exist decades ago, to historical analogies is a perilous activity. Which is why I was perplexed to find a recent instance of
Facebook recently banned a group of hardline Myanmar Buddhists and a number of monks who played a significant role in the incitement to violence against the Rohingya. Facebook plays a large role in the country and the organization has come under criticism for failing to remove the content within what
The cybersecurity market is so congested, it can be difficult to establish a dialogue with overwhelmed CISOs. Former DHS executive, CISO, and security expert Mark Weatherford shares some tips for maximizing those relationships.
Cyber trust is not just about securing information technology systems. You must also secure business processes.
Responding to the significant cooling and energy requirements of data centers, Microsoft has developed and launched an underwater data center off the coast of Scotland containing 12 racks of 864 servers. The project used submarine technology to install the center and runs on renewable energy while using its surroundings for
Two years ago, NATO adopted a pledge to give cyber issues greater standing in defense strategy. Now, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is emphasizing this pledge as the most important within NATO. Recently, “he told a Paris audience that the pledge isn’t getting the attention it deserves. ‘Today’s great leap
The U.S. Cyber Command is fast-tracking a training platform to provide “cyberwarriors” with training resources comparable to what traditional forces use to train on the ground. “According to Jim Keffer, director of cyber at Lockheed Martin, it will be more than just a cyber range” and will include scenario design