U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY), Senate Rules Committee Chair Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) participate in a Rules Committee hearing. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Three bills governing AI in elections pass Senate committee

The bills are aimed at protecting election integrity from the misuse of generative artificial intelligence.
A photo shows a frame of a video generated by a new intelligence artificial tool, dubbed “Sora”, unveiled by the company OpenAI, in Paris on February 16, 2024. OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT and image generator DALL-E, said it was testing a text-to-video model called Sora that would allow users to create realistic videos with a simple prompt. (Photo by Stefano RELLANDINI / AFP) (Photo by STEFANO RELLANDINI/AFP via Getty Images)

AI companies promise to protect our elections. Will they live up to their pledges?

Critics in government and industry want more transparency, reporting and accountability for recent industry promises around AI and elections.
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) speaks during a press conference on new legislation at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 27, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Bipartisan House bill aims to prepare election workers for AI

The Preparing Election Administrators for AI Act is a companion bill to Senate legislation that will be marked up Wednesday.
The flags of China and the United States are displayed in front of the Forbidden City on November 9, 2017, in Beijing. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

US, China meeting this week to talk AI safety, risks

The Tuesday discussions in Geneva will cover “areas of concern” and “views on the technical risks,” per an administration official.
Harry Coker testifies during his confirmation hearing to become the national cyber director before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Nov. 2, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

ONCD report: ‘Fundamental transformation’ in cyber, tech drove 2023 risks

Evolving critical infrastructure risks, ransomware, supply chain exploitation, commercial spyware and AI were the top trends, the office reported.
From left, Mandiant’s Jurgen Kutscher, Kevin Mandia and Sandra Joyce participate in a panel discussion at the Google Cloud’s Next technology conference in Las Vegas on April 9, 2024. (Scoop News Group photo)

What keeps CISOs up at night? Mandiant leaders share top cyber concerns

A trio of top brass for Mandiant shared the emerging advanced tactics, techniques and procedures that they see troubling cyber professionals.