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NIST Q&A: Getting Ready for the Post Quantum Cryptography Threat? You Should Be

With the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) set to publish the first Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standards in a few weeks, attention is shifting to how to put the new quantum-resistant algorithms i Read more…

ChatGPT Brings Ethical AI Questions to the Forefront

Many companies have taken a relatively slow and methodical approach to working through AI ethics and transparency questions up to this point. Without any national regulations to adhere to, there is no hurry, after all. B Read more…

The Race to Ensure Post Quantum Data Security

Fault-tolerant quantum computers won’t exist for years – a decade is the most common estimate. When they do arrive, thanks to Shor’s now-famous algorithm, they will be able to crack the most widely-used encryptio Read more…

AI Seeks to Warn Firefighters of Deadly ‘Flashover’ Effect

When firefighters are fighting a building fire, a terrifying effect called “flashover” can occur: simultaneous ignition of every flammable surface in an area, triggered by reaching a critical temperature (around 1,10 Read more…

NIST Launches Colloquy on Explainable AI

Among the best ways to create stable technologies are standards and specifications that provide a template for building trust while often seeding new technological ecosystems. That’s especially true for AI, where lack Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Risk, Reopening, Recognition & More

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big Read more…

Face Masks Causing Problems for Facial Recognition, NIST Says

COVID-19 has apparently completed what AI ethicists started: Eliminating the public use of facial recognition technology. At least, that’s one possible conclusion that can be drawn from a new study from the National In Read more…

Data, Security Frameworks Emerge For IoT

The U.S. requires a national strategy to coordinate private sector efforts to deploy the Internet of Things (IoT) that includes data security and interoperability standards, according to a report released this week by th Read more…

U.S. Smart Cities Effort Targets Data Apps

The Obama administration this week said it would invest more than $160 million in a U.S. "smart cities" initiative by, among other steps, "harnessing the growing data revolution [and] low-cost sensors." Along with har Read more…

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