Head to Head Collision

Given trends toward digitization and remote transaction, senior security professionals have long expected that biometric identification would be the clear future of security, obviating need for account codes and social security numbers. Safely transferring and storing a retinal scan or voice print makes more sense than memorized numbers […]

Robot Tax Rebuttal

Automation can perform both routine physical activities as well as cognitive capabilities. This capability development has made policymakers and the public nervous about the impact on workers and their wages. In Ted Claypoole’s post Stacking The Deck For Workers Over Machines, he acknowledges that there is a partisan […]

Hack, What Hack? Nothing to See Here.

I was recently asked to explain companies’ rationale for failing to report cybercrimes. Each situation has unique reasons and justifications, but I decided to tackle the most obvious and human cause for such behavior – humiliation. This is not a new trend. Businesses often resist reporting cybercrimes for […]

2019: A Bot Odyssey

Hal: Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you’d like to hear it, I can sing […]

A Very Special Episode: Law of AI Book

The American Bar Association has just published an important book titled The Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines, addressing a gap in current legal literature for this essential technology. Diving deeply into the law affecting autonomous vehicles and self-directed flying machines, as well as the changes AI […]

The Problem in the Solution

Attempting to protect people’s information, the EU made it more vulnerable. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is thought to provide the strongest set of data protection rules. After all, it was designed to modernize already tight laws protecting the personal information of individuals. In such […]