Artificial Intelligence

On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued Executive Order 14110, aiming to ensure the responsible and safe development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in federal hiring. In compliance, the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released guidance for federal contractors to prevent discrimination in artificial intelligence-driven hiring practices. 

The issue of bias in artificial intelligence is assuming increased urgency in courtrooms around the country. Organizations that use AI to scan resumes can be sued for employment discrimination. Companies using facial recognition on their property might face premises liability. And numerous government agencies have announced their focus on companies that use AI in ways

The UK’s data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is investigating Microsoft over potential privacy concerns with its recently announced AI-powered “Recall” feature for Windows PCs. Microsoft Recall is designed to continuously capture screenshots of a user’s PC activity and use AI to create a searchable computer usage history. While these screenshots would be

Anthropic has achieved a major milestone by identifying how millions of concepts are represented within their large language model Claude Sonnet, using a process somewhat akin to a CAT scan. This is the first time researchers have gained a detailed look inside a modern, production-grade AI system.

Previous attempts to understand model representations were limited

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has opened a new front in the battle to keep confidential information secure. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released a draft report highlighting the risk generative AI poses to data security. The report, entitled “Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework:  Generative Artificial Intelligence Profile,” details generative AI’s potential

The privacy advocacy group noyb, founded by privacy activist Max Schrems, has raised concerns over how ChatGPT handles questions about real-life individuals. The group alleges that ChatGPT has been generating inaccurate personal data, such as incorrect birth dates, which they claim is a violation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR mandates

Increasingly, companies use AI to evaluate job applications and make interviewing or hiring decisions. However, government contractors who use artificial intelligence to evaluate job applications should ensure that the AI not only complies with anti-discrimination laws but also fulfills their contractual responsibilities. Federal contractors with contracts of $10,000 or more are subject to Executive Order

On April 15, 2024, the National Security Agency’s Artificial Intelligence Security Center published guidance on “Deploying AI Systems Securely,” together with CISA, the FBI, the Australian Cyber Security Centre, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, the New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (a/k/a the Five Eyes).

The Cybersecurity

The latest edition of the AI Index Report from Stanford University’s Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Center provides a comprehensive look at artificial intelligence (AI) policy, regulation, and diversity trends across the globe.

The number of AI-related regulations enacted by U.S. federal agencies like the FDA, EPA, and FCC has skyrocketed from just 1 in 2016 to