Biden appoints AI Safety Institute leaders as NIST funding concerns linger

The Biden administration has appointed Elizabeth Kelly, a key figure behind the President’s AI Executive Order, as the director of the US AI Safety Institute at NIST, along with Elham Tabassi as the chief technology officer. NIST, responsible for releasing an AI risk management framework and tasked with evaluating AI technologies, has been given significant […]

NIST Identifies Types of Cyberattacks That Manipulate Behavior of AI Systems

In a world dominated by AI, even the most sophisticated technology can be easily misled or manipulated by adversaries. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and collaborators have identified vulnerabilities in AI and machine learning (ML) and outlined various adversarial tactics that can be used to confuse or “poison” these systems, with no […]

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