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Next UK government must be prepared to legislate on AI, say MPs

The next UK government should be ready to legislate on artificial intelligence (AI) if it finds gaps in the powers of regulators to protect the public interest from fast-moving technological developments, said the House Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (SITC). Following its inquiry into the UK’s governance of AI – which was launched in October…

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Law student ‘unfairly disciplined’ after reporting data breach blunder

A former student at the Inns of Court College of Advocacy (ICCA) says he was hauled over the coals by the college for having acted responsibly and “with integrity” in reporting a security blunder that left sensitive information about students exposed. Bartek Wytrzyszczewski faced misconduct proceedings after alerting the college to a data breach exposing…

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How to manage data privacy versus the growing grab bag of requirements

Calls for federal legislation alongside US president Joe Biden’s artificial intelligence (AI) executive order and some 12 different regimes in the country alone highlight a global regulatory environment on data privacy that’s set to remain something of a hodgepodge. Different regimes continue to emerge both in and across different nations, with worldwide rationalisation or consensus…

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Podcast: How to prepare your data for digital transformation

In this podcast with Chris Gorton, EMEA managing director at Syniti, we look at how to optimise data for digital transformation. We talk about how planning is key, in particular to visualise the future needs of the business and the data it will require, then to plan, prepare, transform and migrate data to achieve those…

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The Security Interviews: Alex Yampolskiy, SecurityScorecard

If he wasn’t running SecurityScorecard, says Alex Yampolskiy, he would probably be sitting in a park in New York City, playing chess. New York has been his home for many years, since his Russian-Ukrainian family emigrated to the US when he was a teenager. Even as a teen, the chess prodigy had already been bitten…

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Uber CEO denies pricing algorithm uses ‘behavioural patterns’

Ride-hailing app Uber has admitted to using workers’ “behavioural patterns” to determine their pay amid long-standing conflict with drivers over algorithmic transparency.   The comment, made in a financial call by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, has brought renewed concerns from drivers about how Uber uses their data to boost profits while pushing down the amount they…

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ICO prompts confusion over police cloud legality

The Information Commissioner Office (ICO) has sown confusion over the legality of police forces using US-based cloud providers to process sensitive law enforcement data. Computer Weekly revealed in 2020 that dozens of police forces are processing more than a million people’s data unlawfully using the cloud-based Microsoft 365 software. Following Computer Weekly’s subsequent discovery that…

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Mind the gap: AI leaders pulling ahead as LLMs take off

When ChatGPT burst onto the scene, it grew to 100,000,000 users within three months. The fastest growth in a new product ever, ChatGPT showed the power and potential of large language models (LLMs). Google, Facebook, and Anthropic quickly followed with their own models. Companies that have fully embraced AI strategies, technologies, and processes are accelerating…

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Top 10 AI regulation stories of 2023

While the conversation about the best way of regulating artificial intelligence (AI) has been bubbling for years, the release of generative AI (GenAI) models at the end of 2022 prompted more urgent discussion on the need to regulate throughout 2023. In the UK, Parliament launched a number of inquiries into various aspects of the technology,…

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Data-sharing management gap highlights cyber risk, says report

As organisational use of communications tools to share relevant data with third-party suppliers and partners spike, a lack of attention paid to security is cranking up risk levels, according to a global study of 781 IT, cyber and risk and compliance pros, 29% of which are drawn from EMEA geographies, which was conducted for Kiteworks,…

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