Jonathan Lenzner, chief of staff to FBI Director Chris Wray, and Cynthia Kaiser, deputy assistant director of the FBI’s cyber division, take part in an International Association of Privacy Professionals conference in Washington D.C., on April 3, 2024. (Scoop News Group photo by Tim Starks)

FBI seeks to balance risks, rewards of artificial intelligence

The agency sees ways that AI could help protect cyber networks, but also ways it could be an ethical quagmire or a tool for enemies of the…
A view of the Department of Justice headquarters on Jan. 20, 2024, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by J. David Ake/Getty Images)

DOJ picks Princeton computer scientist as its chief AI officer

Jonathan Mayer, a former FCC technologist and policy adviser to Kamala Harris, will lead the Justice Department’s artificial intelligence work, including its Emerging Technology Board.
A video monitor displays attendees as their images are captured with CyperLink’s facial recognition during CES 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 8, 2020. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Proactive approach from White House, NIST needed for facial recognition technology, report says

A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report sponsored by the FBI and DHS recommends executive action regarding facial recognition technology and making NIST the “logical…