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Has artificial intelligence (AI) really lived up to the hype?

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Like the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence had created hype and it was thought that by 2020 everything would be driven by A.I. Nikolas Kairinos, CEO and Founder, Fountech discusses how far artificial intelligence (AI) has come over the years and whether it has lived up to the hype surrounding it on Open Access Government […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Nvidia announces $99 AI computer for developers, makers, and researchers

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In recent years, advances in AI have produced algorithms for everything from image recognition to instantaneous translation. But when it comes to applying these advances in the real world, we’re only just getting started. A new product from Nvidia announced today at GTC — a $99 AI computer called the Jetson Nano — should help […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How Far? The Line Between Compassionate Care and Ruthless Efficiency

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I recently read with horror and empathy several articles about a man who was told by a video linked “robot” doctor that he was going to die. We lived through a similar experience just one week ago. My son-in-law, dying from stage IV cancer, was subjected to a similar robotic doctor in Inova Loudoun […]. CTO News

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Stanford helped pioneer artificial intelligence. Now the university wants to put humans at its center

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A Stanford University scientist coined the term artificial intelligence. Others at the university created some of the most significant applications of it, such as the first autonomous vehicle. But as Silicon Valley faces a reckoning over how technology is changing society, Stanford wants to be at the forefront of a different type of innovation, one […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Quality Assurance (QA) In The Context of AI

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Everyone who has ever worked on a software project knows that you don’t just simply put code and content out to your customers, employees, or stakeholders without first testing it to make sure it’s not broken or dead on delivery. Quality Assurance (QA) is such a core part of any technology or business delivery that […].

Mark Your Calendar Now For 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government Conference

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If you are in government or are in a position to help the government make the most of Artificial Intelligence please mark your calendar now for the 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government conference, which will be held at the Reagan Center in DC. This event is being sponsored by OODA, with both CTOvision and […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Events News

Artificial Intelligence Regulation May Be Impossible

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Read why Michael Spencer says that artificial intelligence regulation is nearly impossible on Forbes : Artificial intelligence is a tool humanity is wielding with increasing recklessness. We say it’s for our common good with machine learning hype equal to business profits. But what happens when we don’t have the code of ethics, laws, government accountability, corporate transparency […]. Artificial Intelligence News

W3C approves WebAuthn as the web standard for password-free logins

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The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) today declared that the Web Authentication API (WebAuthn) is now an official web standard. First announced by the W3C and the FIDO Alliance in February 2016, WebAuthn is now an open standard for password-free logins on the web.

Recent Crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft Could Have Been Death By Algorithm: If so they are not the first

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It is far too early to say with any certainty whether or not algorithms were at fault in the two recent crashes of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. But it is not too early to begin reasoned speculation based on what is known to date. Boeing’s prized new jet has had two crashes: The […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO

100 Percent Of Small Businesses Go Out Of Business One Nanosecond After the Simplest of Cyberattacks

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I just read another scary marketing email. This one from one of my favorite firms. I love Cisco. They have done more for America and our way of life that most others. They are creators and innovators and I am honored to have interacted with them through the years. But their marketing team has fallen […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Why 91% of IT and security pros fear insider threats

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Read Alison DeNisco Rayome take a look at why IT professionals still fear insider threats the most on Tech Republic : The biggest security threat to your business likely isn’t a cybercriminal or hacktivist, but someone already in your organization, according to a Wednesday report from BetterCloud. The vast majority (91%) of the 500 IT […]. Cyber Security News

How SMBs can bolster cybersecurity efforts

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Keeping current with cyber threats is an imposing logistics problem facing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)—cybercriminals are constantly changing their tactics. If something stops working or fails to provide sufficient return for their effort, the bad guys move on. That may work well for the criminal element, but how are those in charge of cybersecurity […].

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What are the two types of hybrid cloud infrastructure?

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Read David Linthicum explain the difference between heterogeneous and homogeneous hybrid cloud structures on Tech Target : Traditionally, enterprises built a hybrid cloud through a software stack they have on premises and integrate it with a public cloud. However, the emergence of physical appliances from public cloud providers reverses that approach and enables enterprises to […]. CTO News

Creating Meaningful Diversity of Thought in the Cybersecurity Workforce

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Read Bill Bonney explain how businesses can create meaningful diversity of ideas in the way their cybersecurity works on Security Intelligence : The other day, I learned something that great French winemakers have known for centuries: It is often difficult to make a complex wine from just one variety of grape. It is easier to […]. Cyber Security News

Does GDPR compliance reduce breach risk?

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Compliance can be costly and often feels more like red tape and a barrier to business than anything that provides a benefit. A report by EY and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) estimates that organizations have spent an average of $3 million to achieve compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation […]. Cyber Security News

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Phishing Campaign Uses Fake Google reCAPTCHA to Distribute Malware

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Sucuri researchers discovered that the campaign sent out malicious emails masquerading as a confirmation for a recent transaction. Digital attackers deployed this disguise in the hopes that employees at the targeted bank would click on a link to a malicious PHP file out of alarm. That file was responsible for loading a fake 404 error […]. Cyber Security News

The Internet Has A New Problem: Repeating Random Numbers!

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Digital Certificates are a foundational building block of the Internet. They are used to verify the identity of e-commerce sites, the authenticity of software and encrypt data. Not surprisingly, cyberattackers try to create fake Certificates or get the Private Keys for real ones to steal data or intercept communications. No one really worried about the […]. CTO Cyber Security News china cyberattack

How To develop An Artificial Intelligence Strategy: 9 Things Every Business Must Include

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Read Bernard Marr explain how any business can develop its own artificial intelligence strategy on Forbes : Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform every business – in the same way (and possibly more) as the internet has utterly transformed the way we do business. From smarter products and services to better business decisions […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How Microsoft positioned itself for hybrid cloud leadership

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Microsoft graduated from its rebellious, ’90s, teenage years to become an enterprise leader across some of the hottest computing domains, from software and cloud to analytics and AI. It was a journey not without bumps, but one that has solidified Microsoft at the top of a market largely dominated by consumer-focused tech companies. Smart is […]. CTO News

The 5G evolution and impending revolution

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Read why Warren Chaisatien says that the upcoming 5G commercial release will usher in a digital revolution on IT Pro Portal : In late 2017, Ericsson released the results from a survey of 1,000 C-level executives across 10 industries. Among the findings, 62 percent of respondents said that one big obstacle to 5G adoption was […]. CTO News

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Why 2019 May Become The Year Of Enterprise Blockchain

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Read Andrew Arnold explain how this year could turn out to be the year of enterprises adopting blockchain technology in a big way on Forbes : Last year, 95% of companies across different industries were investing in blockchain tech projects. In 2019, those pilot projects are finally moving from the test stage to the end […]. CTO News

Detecting Non-Consensual Intimate Images and Supporting Victims

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When someone’s intimate images are shared without their permission it can be devastating. To protect victims, it’s long been our policy to remove non-consensual intimate images (sometimes referred to as revenge porn) when they’re reported to us — and in recent years we’ve used photo-matching technology to keep them from being re-shared. To find this […]. Artificial Intelligence News

No, Data Is NOT The New Oil

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In our many travels, conferences, speaking engagements, and other interactions with customers, technology vendors, press and others, we seem to often hear the same refrain: “Data is the new oil” as if that’s supposed to mean something profound. The first time we heard this expression (many years ago, we should add), it was an interesting […].

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Hacked tornado warning systems leave Texans in the dark

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Last week, around 2:30 a.m., blaring emergency sirens woke the people of two Texas towns… and then, until about 4:00 a.m., the alarms kept sounding, on and off, until crews finally managed to turn them off. The towns of DeSoto and Lancaster are both in Tornado Alley: one of two regions of the US that […]. Cyber Security News

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Aluminum Giant Norsk Hydro Hit by Ransomware

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Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, has been hit by a crypto-locking ransomware attack that began at one of its U.S. plants and has disrupted some global operations. Officials at Oslo, Norway-based Hydro said the attack began Monday and escalated throughout the evening, affecting multiple business areas globally. The company’s operations span […]. Cyber Security News

Welcome to the hub of all hubs: Cosmos has launched

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Last week the Cosmos Network launched, which I believe to be a major event. Yes, it’s a blockchain initiative — but definitely not just another one. If I’m right, its repercussions will one day reach your life too, though it’s sufficiently bleeding-edge that those ripples probably won’t hit you for a decade. Maybe five years, […]. CTO News

To Be AI-First You Need To Be Data-First

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One of the core things we focus on in our Cognilytica AI & Machine Learning training and certification is that machine learning projects are not application development projects. Much of the value of machine learning projects rest in the models, training data, and configuration information that guides how the model is applied to the specific machine learning […]. Artificial Intelligence News ai artificial intelligence Cognilytica data machine learning methodologies ML training

OpenAI’s new multitalented AI writes, translates, and slanders

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OpenAI’s researchers knew they were on to something when their language modeling program wrote a convincing essay on a topic they disagreed with. They’d been testing the new AI system by feeding it text prompts, getting it to complete made-up sentences and paragraphs. Then, says David Luan, VP of engineering at the Californian lab, they […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Don’t look now: why you should be worried about machines reading your emotions

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Could a program detect potential terrorists by reading their facial expressions and behavior? This was the hypothesis put to the test by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in 2003, as it began testing a new surveillance program called the Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques program, or Spot for short. While developing the program, they […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How One Cloud Storage Platform Protects Itself and Its Nearly 50 Million Users

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In the age of cybercrime, cloud storage providers are facing more pressure than ever to preempt data breaches – or risk becoming the next big headline. Since 2013, over 14.6 billion records have been stolen (that’s almost 7 million per day, and 81 per second) – which goes to show, it’s no longer “if” an […].

Learn Things Your Competitors Don’t Want You To Know at OODAloop

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The membership network at OODAloop.com provides actionable insights you can use to inform better decisions and to execute actions that will help you win in the modern marketplace. Members receive access to research and analysis, special reports and early insights into shifting trends the modern executive needs to track. Learn more about OODA network resources […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

6 Reasons Why We Haven’t Seen Full AI Adoption

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Read Daniel Newman take a look at the reasons behind lack of artificial intelligence adoption by tech companies on Forbes : On one hand, we know AI is the future of business. After all, manpower simply isn’t fast enough to keep up with the pace of consumer demand. That said, there’s a big difference between […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Operationalizing AI

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When AI practitioners talk about taking their machine learning models and deploying them into real-world environments, they don’t call it deployment. Instead the term that’s used in the industry is “operationalizing”. This might be confusing for traditional IT operations managers and applications developers. Why don’t we deploy or put into production AI models? What does […].

Sophisticated new phishing campaign targets the C-suite

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A new phishing campaign to steal login credentials is being launched on businesses – specifically the C-suite. Researchers at GreatHorn first discovered the campaign which targets senior executives by claiming to be from the company’s CEO. The fake email regards the rescheduling of a board meeting. By following the link from this email and users are greeted […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How machines are affecting people and places

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At first, technologists issued dystopian alarms about the power of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to destroy jobs. Then came a correction, with a wave of reassurances. Now, the discourse appears to be arriving at a more complicated understanding, suggesting that automation will bring neither apocalypse nor utopia, but instead both benefits and stress alike. […]. Artificial Intelligence News