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“Red Team” members watch security camera footage of their effects on a simulated water treatment facility at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana on June 16, 2022 in Niantic, CT. Cyber Yankee is an annual exercise that pits Blue Teams (network defenders) against a Red Team (network intruders/attackers) on a cyber range which is modeled after a critical infrastructure company’s network. (Photo by Maj. David Pytlik, Connecticut National Guard Public Affairs Office)

White House launches AI cyber challenge to identify and fix open-source software vulnerabilities

Teams that compete in the DARPA-led challenge will be able to win for prizes worth a total of more than $25 million.
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 25: Professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, Stuart Russell testifies during a hearing before the Privacy, Technology, and the Law Subcommittee of Senate Judiciary Committee at Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 25, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Billions flooding into private AI creation poses regulatory challenge, lawmakers told

Stuart Russell says he supports involuntary provisions that would force companies whose AI systems violate regulations to recall their products.
Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman (left) and NASA Administrator Bill Nelson (right) are pictured in front of a sign reading "Investing in America" on July 18, 2023 at NASA's headquarters in Washington.
Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman (left) and NASA Administrator Bill Nelson (right) announced record-high investment in small businesses for government contracts July 18, 2023 at NASA’s headquarters in Washington. (Photo by Madison Alder)

Small business government contracting hits record high of $163B, SBA says

The figure represents a 5.6% year-over-year increase in the volume of small business contract awards made by the U.S. government.