National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Here’s the role the government should play in setting AI standards, according to NIST
Could government-developed "trustworthiness" metrics be on their way?
Biometrics are pushed to improve as DHS, NIST continue to test algorithms
Customs and Border Protection relies on both agencies to test the face recognition algorithms it uses.
NIST drafts enhanced cyber standards for defense contractors
NIST published a draft of new cybersecurity guidelines for defense contractors, a key attack point for adversaries seeking government secrets and IP.
With help from NIST, Sen. Wyden wants us to be smarter about .zip files
“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” the Oregon Democrat says in a letter to NIST.
Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification
The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.
Senators introduce bipartisan national AI strategy
The Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act would invest $2.2 billion over five years and charge several agencies with focusing on the technology.