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Web Applications are Focus of Cybercrime Gangs in Data Breaches, Report Finds

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Web applications are the primary focus of many cybercrime gangs engaged in data breaches, a primary security concern...

Pursuit of AI that Can be Trusted Getting More Attention in Pandemic Era

By AI Trends Staff AI is receiving a push from the race to find a vaccine, diagnostics and effective treatments for the COVID-19 virus, and...

Three Big Tech Players Back Out of Facial Recognition Market

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor In the span of 72 hours, both IBM and Amazon backed out of the facial recognition business this...

Contact Tracing with AI Poses Personal Privacy Tradeoffs

By AI Trends Staff Efforts in contact tracing to try to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus had...

AI Transparency, Fairness Get Boost with Naming of Prof. Judea Pearl of UCLA

By AI Trends Staff Efforts to further AI transparency and fairness got a boost recently with the naming of Prof. Judea Pearl of UCLA as...

Federal Government Moving to Implement AI More Widely

By AI Trends Staff The VA is planning to expand its use of AI; the IRS is moving to employ more AI for help with...

AI in the Forefront of Evolving Data Privacy Protections

By AI Trends Staff Several large US banks recently tightened their third-party data sharing practices, a win for consumer privacy in an era when AI...

Vatican, DoD Weigh in on Ethical AI Principles in Same Week

By AI Trends Staff The Vatican and the Department of Defense both took stances on AI ethics last week. The Department of Defense on Monday held...

AI Being Used to Help Diagnose Mental Health Issues; Privacy Concerns Real

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Mental health issues are believed to be experienced by one in five US adults and some 16 percent...

Best Permission Practices Sought for Data Collection in AI Research

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor AI researchers in healthcare are refining ways to ensure data they work with has been obtained with proper...




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