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Wednesday, December 6th, 2023


DHS promotes AI use as first Chief AI Officer appointed

In a national first, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appointed a Chief Artificial Intelligence (AI) Officer last week and called for responsible use of AI by the department, based on several newly announced policies. “Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool we must... Read More »

House advances Emergency Wildfire Fighting Technology Act

The Emergency Wildfire Fighting Technology Act (H.R. 3389) passed the last of its hurdles in the House this week, advancing out of the chamber on a bipartisan vote and raising the potential that firefighters may soon gain increased assets for wildfire emergencies. Originally introduced by U.S.... Read More »

Republican lawmakers oppose SEC cybersecurity rules

A group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter this week to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler criticizing the agency’s new cybersecurity rules for public companies. The rule, which took effect Sept. 5, requires publicly traded companies to notify the SEC of a... Read More »