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May 22, 2024

NYU Center for Cybersecurity: CyberByte

In our most recent issue (CyberByte Spring 2024), we examine research initiatives at both NYU Tandon and Abu Dhabi that are designed to repel a growing tide of deepfakes and disinformation, including the work of two Ph.D. candidates and one 2024 Ph.D. graduate—Bruno Coelho, Aditya Sirish A Yelgundhalli, and Dr. Brian Timmerman. We also examine the […]

March 27, 2024

A.I. Leaders Press Advantage With Congress as China Tensions Rise

MS CRS Class of 2020 alum Jacob Helberg, senior adviser to Palantir and a member of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, is organizing an event on May 1, where more than 100 tech chiefs and investors, including Alex Karp, the head of the defense contractor Palantir, and Roelof Botha, the managing partner of […]

March 13, 2024

The Cybersecurity Landscape in Healthcare with MS CRS Professor Judith Germano

In this episode of Healthcare Nation, Rick Gannotta sits down with cybersecurity expert Judith Germano to discuss the evolving threat landscape in the healthcare sector. With her extensive background in economic crimes and as a distinguished fellow at NYU’s Center for Cybersecurity, Judith offers invaluable insights into the challenges and strategies for protecting patient data […]

February 14, 2024

Microsoft says US rivals are beginning to use generative AI in offensive cyber operations

NYU MS CRS professor and former AT&T Chief Security Officer Edward Amoroso said that while the use of AI and large-language models may not pose an immediately obvious threat, they “will eventually become one of the most powerful weapons in every nation-state military’s offense.” Click to read more.

February 2, 2024

The Just Security Podcast: How Should the World Regulate Artificial Intelligence?

From products like ChatGPT to resource allocation and cancer diagnoses, artificial intelligence will impact nearly every part of our lives. We know the potential benefits of AI are enormous, but so are the risks, including chemical and bioweapons attacks, more effective disinformation campaigns, AI-enabled cyber-attacks, and lethal autonomous weapons systems. Policymakers have taken steps to […]

December 15, 2023

Can AI Streamline Washington, D.C.?

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Law professor Catherine Sharkey explains how artificial intelligence is being used to tackle the arduous work of keeping our federal agencies in check.

December 13, 2023

Impact of the SEC Position on Cyber Security for the CISO (Panel discussion)

MS CRS faculty & guest speakers, Randy Milch, Ed Amoroso, Joe Sullivan, and Joel Caminer, discuss the impact of the SEC position on cyber security for the CISO.

November 2, 2023

Generative AI Legal Explainer

This explainer is an evolving project to provide everyone with the types of answers that legal experts might informally provide to each other. Each question includes a short response to help you understand the most likely answer in the most likely cases. That answer is then given a confidence score on a scale of 1-5, […]

September 5, 2023

Knowing Legal Machines

Many of the social questions raised by artificial intelligence are mediated through the legal system. Policymakers explore new rules to govern the technology, courts work to apply existing legal framework to new situations, and advocates propose entirely new approaches to deal with novel problems (or old problems with new prominence).

July 21, 2023

NYU Law Professor Catherine Sharkey provides guidance for how federal agencies can use AI to review regulations

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Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy Catherine Sharkey examined those questions in a report she prepared in May for the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), an independent executive branch agency charged with issuing nonbinding recommendations to improve administrative and regulatory processes. Drawing on Sharkey’s report, on July 3, the ACUS published a recommendation […]

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