In Case You Missed It: MMWR
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by Erin Dauphinais-Soos
4d ago
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) maintains a collection of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), which collects and analyzes data from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on epidemiology and public health. Each issue of the MMWR is packed with raw and analyzed public health data and scientific studies from some of the top minds in the United States. Below we highlight some of the most current and informative studies included in their weekly reports.  Here are som ..read more
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Mitigating AI-Specific Cyber Threats in the Financial Services Sector
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by Whitney Chavez
2w ago
Last month, the U.S. Department of Treasury released a report highlighting the current landscape of AI-related cybersecurity and fraud risks in financial services, and best-practice recommendations for managing risks related to AI. Managing Artificial Intelligence-Specific Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Services Sector provides an overview of findings based on 42 interviews with industry stakeholders who represent an variety of organizations and financial firms, and have already incorporated AI risk management into their existing framework for cybersecurity and financial fraud detection ..read more
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DoD Unveils First Commercial Space Integration Strategy
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by Lindsey Mastrangelo
2w ago
The Department of Defense (DoD) released its first DoD Commercial Space Integration Strategy. Aligning with the National Security Strategy and the 2022 National Defense Strategy, the Department aims to incorporate commercial space solutions into national security space systems more effectively. To maximize the potential benefits of integrating commercial space solutions, the strategy outlines four main priorities: Ensure access to commercial solutions across the spectrum of conflict; Achieve integration prior to crisis; Establish the security conditions to integrate commercial space solutions ..read more
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Guidance for Responsible AI Use in Government Agencies
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by Whitney Chavez
2w ago
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released a memorandum titled “Advancing Governance, Innovation, and Risk Management for Agency Use of Artificial Intelligence” to emphasize the need for accountable and ethical AI practices throughout government agencies. Highlighted within the document are requirements and recommendations for for AI governance, and specific risk management guidance. By assessing risks and ensuring compliance, agencies will be able to utilize AI’s potential while minimizing obstacles. The OMB’s memorandum reinforces a commitment to responsible AI adoption and ..read more
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Critical Infrastructure Resilience
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by HSDL Staff
3w ago
WARNING: Documents in the Restricted Collection are CONTROLLED UNCLASSIFIED INFORMATION (CUI) or UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (U//FOUO). They contain information that may be exempt from public release under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). They are to be controlled, stored, handled, transmitted, distributed, and disposed of in accordance with DHS policy [pdf] relating to CUI or FOUO information and are not to be released to the public, the media, or other personnel who do not have a valid "need-to-know" without prior approval of an authorized DHS official. No portion of t ..read more
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DHS Artificial Intelligence Roadmap 2024
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by Courtney Hawley
1M ago
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released the Artificial Intelligence Roadmap 2024. According to DHS, this Roadmap is the “most detailed AI plan put forward by a federal agency to date.” With the continued integration of artificial intelligence into our everyday lives, it is essential that we continue to research the positive and negative impacts AI can have for our critical infrastructure, privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties. This document addresses the responsible use of AI, recommends a government-wide approach, and provides an overview of three lines of effort regarding ..read more
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In Case You Missed It: MMWR
Homeland Security Digital Library
by Erin Dauphinais-Soos
1M ago
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) maintains a collection of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), which collects and analyzes data from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on epidemiology and public health. Each issue of the MMWR is packed with raw and analyzed public health data and scientific studies from some of the top minds in the United States. Below we highlight some of the most current and informative studies included in their weekly reports.  Here are som ..read more
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Elections Under Threat from AI Image Generators
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by Victoria Vanderzielfultz
1M ago
The Center for Countering Digital Hate has recently released “Fake Image Factories: How AI Image Generators Threaten Election Integrity and Democracy,” a report detailing the dangers AI generated images pose to a fair and legitimate U.S. election. AI image generators can not only generate false election fraud and intimidation photos, but also false candidate specific images. While social media platforms tend to have safe guards in place to prevent the spread of disinformation, in some cases AI generated images are still being freely shared with no statements refuting their legitimacy. As the U ..read more
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Ensuring Secure Elections in the Age of AI
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by Whitney Chavez
1M ago
In an effort toward strengthening the U.S. democratic process, the Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) has released the “AI Security Elections Handbook.” The report, directed specifically election officials, explores the connection between artificial Intelligence (AI) and the election system, presenting insights and strategies to defend the integrity of elections in the United States. As the 2024 presidential election approaches, a set of new technological challenges and vulnerabilities surface, particularly in the context of political a ..read more
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In Case You Missed It: MMWR
Homeland Security Digital Library
by Erin Dauphinais-Soos
2M ago
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) maintains a collection of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), which collects and analyzes data from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on epidemiology and public health. Each issue of the MMWR is packed with raw and analyzed public health data and scientific studies from some of the top minds in the United States. Below we highlight some of the most current and informative studies included in their weekly reports.  Here are som ..read more
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