While the use of AI technologies is proving effective as a tool to help stop cyber criminals, the Federal government continues to faces an uphill road in deploying the technology, a U.S. Secret Service official said this week.
Government grant funding technology writ large has made strides in modernizing to improve how funding is acquired, but there are still some state and local agencies that need to catch up, officials said this week.
The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the Biden Administration’s nomination of Maj. Gen. Kevin B. Kennedy to lead the 16th Air Force, which is based in Texas and is responsible for information warfare operations including cyber operations.
The Defense Department (DoD) has named Diane Staheli chief of Responsible AI within the Pentagon’s recently created Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO).
State government IT officials said this week they are working to deploy their share of $1 billion of Federal cybersecurity grant funding approved last November by Congress as part of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.
President Biden has nominated Milancy Harris to become Deputy Undersecretary for Security and Intelligence at the Department of Defense (DoD).
Loren Rodgers has been named Data Modernization Coordinator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of the Chief Information Officer.
The Department of Justice (DoJ) has revised its policies on enforcement of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) which will help make sure that good-faith hackers are not breaking the law when they work to uncover vulnerabilities on government networks.