Beyond concerns about AI, consumers see usefulness — particularly in cybersecurity, privacy
Almost two-thirds of American consumers welcome advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity is among the areas where assistance from AI has the most appeal, according to a new survey.
White House: Cyber executive order is close, will be ‘intertwined’ with federal IT modernization
The Trump administration is "close" to unveiling its cybersecurity executive order and is carefully aligning its policy in that area with plans to modernize federal IT networks being drawn up by President Trump's son-in-law, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Robert Joyce said Monday in his first public comments since taking office.
New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design
Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips. The System Security Integrated Through Hardware and firmware, or SSITH, program is looking for help from industry.
Six big vendors dominate a fragmented federal cyber market, numbers show
Federal procurement of cybersecurity goods and services is highly fragmented, according to new research published this week, but despite this long tail of small awards, the market space is dominated by a handful of familiar names.
DHS watchdog’s fraud hotline spoofed in ID theft scam
The inspector general's office in the Department of Homeland Security is warning that identity thieves and fraudsters are spoofing caller ID systems to make it look as if victims are being called from the IG's anonymous tipline.