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Cybersecurity

Three ways AI is raising the stakes around endpoint security

June 18, 2024

Via: CIO

Over the last few years, AI adoption has grown exponentially. But with it comes a number of risks around endpoint security. Learn what they are and how you can protect against these new threats. AI has made endpoint security even […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

PowerColor claims they can improve GPU performance by leveraging an external NPU

June 11, 2024

Via: TechSpot

During this year’s Computex, PowerColor showed a new technology prototype that could theoretically bring NPUs and GPUs together for better performance and power efficiency. Edge AI, as the technology is known, uses the specialized silicon components hidden inside an NPU […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

AI cannot be listed as inventor, says US patent office in latest guidance

February 15, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The USPTO’s new guidance on the use of artificial intelligence states that while AI-assisted inventions are not “categorically unpatentable, the inventorship analysis should focus on human contributions, as patents function to incentivize and reward human ingenuity.” Under the new guidance, […]


Cybersecurity

Stronger together: Creating a cyber-secure community

January 4, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Ransomware activity continues to threaten organizations and people while breach attempts are becoming more sophisticated and targeted – due largely to an increase in Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) operations. The reality is that in an interconnected world, organizations can’t fully protect their […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Civic hackers explore ways to streamline government operations

September 18, 2023

Via: Government Executive

Computer researchers, data scientists and congressional staff convened on Capitol Hill Thursday to help develop new ways to enhance public-facing digital services across federal agencies and streamline government operations with the help of emerging technologies. The fifth congressional hackathon brought […]


Cybersecurity

Fed Warning: US Space Industry Subject To Foreign Spying, Disruptions

August 21, 2023

Via: Dark Reading

Foreign adversaries are waging cyber espionage campaigns against the US space industry, according to a joint warning issued this week by the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), FBI, and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). The two-page […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Delaware’s new CIO says digital government project underway

July 25, 2023

Via: StateScoop

Greg Lane, Delaware’s former chief technology officer, was sworn in last week as the state’s new chief information officer after former state CIO Jason Clarke stepped down last month. In an interview with StateScoop, Lane said he’s looking forward to […]


Cybersecurity

Cyberthreats and K-12: EdTech Third Party Risk Management Checklist

June 28, 2023

Via: JD Supra

K-12 school districts across the country continue to be targeted by threat actors looking to steal sensitive personal information. Examples of this can be seen in the recent incidents affecting the Pearland Independent School District in Texas and the Tucson […]


IT Policy, Tech

Biden to meet with AI experts to talk regulation and safety

June 20, 2023

Via: FCW

President Joe Biden is expected to meet with a cohort of experts and researchers in the expanding field of artificial intelligence, part of the ongoing executive effort to integrate more private sector and academic expertise into federal technology policy. Announced […]


IT Policy, Tech

Congress eyes new rules for tech: What’s under consideration

May 8, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Most Democrats and Republicans agree that the federal government should better regulate the biggest technology companies, particularly social media platforms. But there is very little consensus on how it should be done. Should TikTok be banned? Should younger children be […]


Cybersecurity

EU task force to review ChatGPT

April 24, 2023

Via: CIO

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) wants to set up a task force to take a closer look at AI tools like ChatGPT, which is being interpreted as an indication that European data protection officers could set stricter rules for […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Most people prefer to access government online, but don’t actually do it, survey finds

April 19, 2023

Via: StateScoop

A survey published Wednesday shows that while more than half of Americans prefer to interact with their federal, state and local agencies over the internet, actual use of digital government services hovers around one-quarter. The survey, conducted by the tech […]


Cybersecurity, Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Biden says tech companies must ensure AI products are safe

April 5, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden said Tuesday it remains to be seen if artificial intelligence is dangerous, but that he believes technology companies must ensure their products are safe before releasing them to the public. Biden met with his council of advisers […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Educating Congress on AI capabilities, regulation could be a ‘heavy lift’: U.S. senator

March 31, 2023

Via: Fox News

As tech experts sound the alarm on advanced artificial intelligence, congressional lawmakers were split on the extent to which the federal government is capable of regulating AI platforms. “I think it’s important that the government regulate these platforms,” Democratic Rep. […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Planned Login-dot-gov Deployment at IRS is Postponed

March 28, 2023

Via: Government Executive

The IRS and General Services Administration are delaying the deployment of the government-operated sign-on service Login.gov at the IRS due to concerns about Login’s ability to handle a sudden spike in usage as Tax Day approaches, FCW has learned. The […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

US restrictions see China’s chip imports plummet 27% in first two months of 2023

March 7, 2023

Via: TechSpot

According to China’s General Administration of Customs data published Tuesday (via The South China Morning Post), the country imported 67.6 billion integrated circuits (IC) in January and February. That’s down 26.5% from the same period last year, and higher than […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Microsoft adds AI-powered Bing to the Windows 11 taskbar in a big way

February 28, 2023

Via: BGR

Microsoft clearly has more than a few kinks to work out in its new AI-powered Bing chat before it’s ready for primetime, but that isn’t stopping the company from expanding the feature throughout its ecosystem at a surprisingly rapid pace. […]


Cybersecurity

How to de-risk your digital ecosystem

February 28, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Companies rightly see much promise for future revenues and productivity by building and participating in emerging digital ecosystems — but most have not given enough consideration to the risks and threats inherent in such ecosystems. According to the TCS Risk […]


Cybersecurity

Economic pressures are increasing cybersecurity risks; a recession would amp them up more

February 28, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Predictions on whether or when the global economy will fall into a recession continue to swirl. Even if one doesn’t hit anytime soon, economic volatility, more cautious corporate spending plans, and employee layoffs are already in play. For security chiefs, […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Harris to promote broadband in South Carolina as 2024 looms

February 27, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Vice President Kamala Harris is promoting the Biden administration’s achievements on broadband internet access during a visit to South Carolina, recently minted as the site of Democrats’ first presidential votes of the 2024 campaign. Harris’ trip on Monday, her fourth […]