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Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Department of Labor CISO Paul Blahusch, center, and NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Director Cherilyn Pascoe, right, participate in a CyberTalks panel on Nov. 16, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Scoop News Group photo)

Federal cyber leaders proceed with caution on AI as a defensive tool

Agency IT leaders warn of the technology’s tendency to bring in bad data, underscoring the need for “risk-based approaches” and human involvement.
The Orion crew module test capsule rests in the well deck aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) at Naval Base San Diego following the Underway Recovery Test 11 in San Diego on Feb. 28, 2024. In preparation for NASA’s Artemis II-crewed mission around the Moon, the Underway Recovery Test 11 allowed the testing of Orion spacecraft recovery procedures with the mission’s astronauts aboard during day and night recovery at sea. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP / Getty Images)

NASA balks on timeline to incorporate cyber into spacecraft acquisition policies

The space agency pushed back on some GAO recommendations for NASA’s administrator to update acquisition requirements to better reflect cybersecurity threats.
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