Singapore to spend $719m beefing up government’s cyber, data security systems

The Singapore government will look to invest SG$1 billion to beef up its cyber and data security systems, which it says is critical as its agencies increasingly adopt technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT). Read More …

NERC CIP compliance in Azure

When I did my first North American Electric Reliability Corporation—Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) compliance project it was 2009. NERC CIP was at version 3. It was the first mandatory cybersecurity standard that the utility I was working for had Read More …

The US Army uses facial recognition to train AI. Now, it needs to protect it

The US Army has announced the development of software designed to prevent the compromise of facial recognition technology in military applications. A team from Duke University, led by electrical and computer engineering faculty members Dr. Helen Li and Dr. Yiran Read More …

Can AI secure transportation systems without compromising safety?

The ongoing controversy surrounding Boeing’s 737 Max 8 airliner should serve as a cautionary tale—not just for those in aviation, but for the entire transportation safety community. Though plane (and other transportation) crashes are an unfortunate reality, the recent Boeing Read More …

Energy to Launch $5.5M Artificial Intelligence Research Center

The Energy Department unveiled plans to launch a $5.5 million research center that will bring together top thinkers from three federal and academic institutions to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges in artificial intelligence. Researchers from Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Read More …

Quantum computing, AI, cyber and blockchain get boost from Hammond’s Budget

Quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), cyber security and blockchain were the ‘winners’ in terms of technologies to benefit from Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget yesterday. While Hammond’s Budget speech only skated over technologies, the accompanying Budget Red Book gave details of future funding Read More …

Airports turn to Artificial Intelligence to find the dangers within

Regional airports are ramping up their internal security measures as they say the most dangerous threats in today’s aviation world come from within. Artificial intelligence will play a major role in staff clearance in cities like Dubai and Jeddah in Read More …