Privacy & Data Security

On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued Executive Order 14110, aiming to ensure the responsible and safe development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in federal hiring. In compliance, the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released guidance for federal contractors to prevent discrimination in artificial intelligence-driven hiring practices. 

On June 2, 2024, cloud service provider Snowflake reported increased cyber threat activity targeting some of its customer’s accounts. Snowflake recommended that customers review unusual activity to detect and prevent unauthorized user access.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) then sent an alert on June 3, 2024, recommending that Snowflake customers “hunt for malicious activity,

The UK’s data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is investigating Microsoft over potential privacy concerns with its recently announced AI-powered “Recall” feature for Windows PCs. Microsoft Recall is designed to continuously capture screenshots of a user’s PC activity and use AI to create a searchable computer usage history. While these screenshots would be

Anthropic has achieved a major milestone by identifying how millions of concepts are represented within their large language model Claude Sonnet, using a process somewhat akin to a CAT scan. This is the first time researchers have gained a detailed look inside a modern, production-grade AI system.

Previous attempts to understand model representations were limited

To add to TikTok’s legal woes in the U.S., Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers (AG) filed suit against TikTok on May 22, 2024, alleging that TikTok violated Nebraska’s consumer protection laws and engaged in deceptive trade practices by “designing and operating a platform that is addictive and harmful to teens and children.” In addition, the