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*** The congressionally chartered National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence submitted its final report on March 1. In the introduction, chairman Eric Schmidt and vice chairman Robert Work caution about the rise of lethal AI among U.S. adversaries and argues that "we will not be able to defend against AI-enabled threats without ubiquitous AI capabilities and new warfighting paradigms."

*** The General Services Administration announced a share of a Bitcoin will be part of an upcoming auction. The sale marks the first time GSA counted a cryptocurrency product among its auction items.

Posted on Mar 09, 2021 at 2:19 AM


  • Defense
    Soldiers from the Old Guard test the second iteration of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) capability set during an exercise at Fort Belvoir, VA in Fall 2019. Photo by Courtney Bacon

    IVAS and the future of defense acquisition

    The Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System has been in the works for years, but the potentially multibillion deal could mark a paradigm shift in how the Defense Department buys and leverages technology.

  • Cybersecurity
    Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

    Mayorkas announces cyber 'sprints' on ransomware, ICS, workforce

    The Homeland Security secretary announced a series of focused efforts to address issues around ransomware, critical infrastructure and the agency's workforce that will all be launched in the coming weeks.

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