Wednesday, October 20, 2021

SolarWinds Hackers Targeted Cloud Services as a Key Objective 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The SolarWinds hackers appeared to have targeted cloud services as a key objective, potentially giving them access to...

US Senate Produces Bipartisan National AI Strategy Proposal; More Time to Comment for NIST

By AI Trends Staff More than $2 billion in federal spending and several policy initiatives are the cornerstones of a new bipartisan bill that would...

Executive Interview: Paul Nemitz, Principal Adviser on Justice Policy for the European Commission, Brussels 

Proposed AI Act for Europe Would Set Rules, Increase Scrutiny of Practices  Paul Nemitz, the Principal Adviser on Justice Policy in the European Commission, is...

RAND Corp. Finds DoD “Significantly Challenged” in AI Posture 

By AI Trends Staff   In a recently-released updated evaluation of the posture of the US Department of Defense (DoD) on artificial intelligence, researchers at RAND Corp. found...

Federal Government Investments in AI Beginning to Pay Off

By AI Trends Staff The federal government’s investments in AI since President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order calling for the US to maintain...

Amazon, Microsoft Sound Off on Google’s Decision Not to Compete for Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud...

Google’s decision not to bid for the Pentagon’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract drew criticism from the chief executives of two...

White House Releases Update to National Artificial Intelligence R&D Strategic Plan

By AI Trends Staff The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on June 21 released the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic...

Bipartisan Agreement in Congress on AI Points to Way Forward with China 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The final report from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, released last week, points to a surprisingly bipartisan agreement on the importance...

Pentagon Cancels JEDI Cloud Contract After Legal Battle Caused Delay 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The Pentagon is moving on in cloud computing. On July 6, the US Department of Defense announced it...

Federal Government Adoption of AI and RPA Spreading; Bots Coming to GSA

By AI Trends Staff Surround the legacy platforms with a wrapper of automated processes, produced with a combination of AI and RPA -- in part...




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