11 Aug 2017

Artificial Intelligence: Putting Machines to Work for the Spies

“‘Industry is behind the curve right now with cyber defense not keeping pace with offense,’ says Matt Devost, managing director at Accenture Security and frequent adviser to the government on cyber security issues. ‘We have a shortage of human capital, so we don’t have enough skilled people to engage in

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20 Jul 2017

DHS Issues Report on AI Risk to Critical Infrastructure

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an emerging risk that will affect critical infrastructure (CI) as it becomes common throughout the United States. The purpose of this research paper is to analyze the narratives about AI to understand the prominence of perceived key benefits and threats from AI adoption and the resulting

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15 Jul 2017

Elon Musk: Artificial intelligence a ‘fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization’

“Telsa CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that people ‘should be really concerned’ about artificial intelligence which ‘is a fundamental risk for human civilization.’ He made the comment at the National Governors Association meeting in Providence, R.I., after being asked by newly elected NGA chair Gov. Brian Sandoval about whether

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15 Jun 2017

U.S. weighs restricting Chinese investment in artificial intelligence

“The United States appears poised to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investment in Silicon Valley to better shield sensitive technologies seen as vital to U.S. national security, current and former U.S. officials tell Reuters.” Source: U.S. weighs restricting Chinese investment in artificial intelligence | Reuters

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14 Jun 2017

US looking at restricting Chinese investment in artificial intelligence on security grounds

“The United States appears poised to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investment in Silicon Valley to better shield sensitive technologies seen as vital to US national security, current and former US officials said.” Source: US looking at restricting Chinese investment in artificial intelligence on security grounds | South China Morning Post

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16 May 2017

Russia is developing artificial intelligence for military and civilian drones

“The Kronstadt Group is working on artificial intelligence for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for military and civil usage, the company’s CEO Armen Isaakyan said in an interview with TASS.” Source: TASS: Military & Defense – Russia is developing artificial intelligence for military and civilian drones

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07 Feb 2017

Our Science Fiction Cyber Future

“The cybersecurity industry is currently enamored with concepts of autonomous defense, including elements of machine learning, behavioral analytics, and artificial intelligence—and rightly so. Programed to be able to study all vulnerabilities in the public domain, autonomous bots (autbots)—not to be confused with bots simply conducting repetitive tasks like guessing default

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04 Feb 2017

China Gains on the U.S. in the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

“‘Our goal is to send the machine to attend the college entrance examination, and to be admitted by key national universities in the near future,’ said Qingfeng Liu, Iflytek’s chief executive. The speed of the Chinese technologists, compared to United States and European artificial intelligence developers, is noteworthy. Last April,

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17 Oct 2016

Royal Navy to explore artificial intelligence use in battle threat assessment

“Britain’s Royal Navy is to use artificial intelligence situational awareness software to help humans assess threats in a maritime combat system demonstrator. The system named STARTLE continuously monitors and evaluates potential threats using a combination of artificial intelligence techniques. It is inspired by the way the human brain works, emulating

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12 Oct 2016

White House Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Under President Obama’s leadership, America continues to be the world’s most innovative country, with the greatest potential to develop the industries of the future and harness science and technology to help address important challenges. Over the past 8 years, President Obama has relentlessly focused on building U.S. capacity in science

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