Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO) Eric Hysen announced the Department’s first-ever hiring sprint to recruit 50 Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology experts in 2024.
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
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Considered the modern-day backbone of artificial intelligence (AI), a foundation model (FM) is a type of machine learning model that is trained on a broad set of general domain data for the purpose of using that model as an architecture on which to build multiple specialized AI applications. By collapsing data and technology across use cases, FMs benefit from increases in the scale and scope of datasets to become more capable and from economies of scale in workflow to become more efficient and impactful. To better understand how we can learn from these FMs with respect to images and other data sources, which inform decision-making, this analysis examines a host of different homeland security use cases, paving the way for a safer and more resilient nation.
This report introduces adversarial AI concepts and explores future AAI threats, risks, and mitigation strategies – to help the Department develop a risk-informed approach to mitigating AAI threats and vulnerabilities.
S&T is harnessing the power and possibilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify dangerous compounds, like those found in explosives and narcotics.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) jointly released Guidelines for Secure AI System Development to help developers of any systems that use AI.
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its first Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence (AI), adding to the significant DHS and broader whole-of-government effort to ensure the secure development and implementation of artificial intelligence capabilities.
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement regarding the Biden-Harris Administration Executive Order on the Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence.
FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Executive Order Directs DHS to Lead the Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence
On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued a landmark Executive Order to promote the safe, secure, and trustworthy development and use of artificial intelligence (AI). The Biden-Harris Administration places the highest urgency on governing the development and use of AI safely and responsibly, and is therefore advancing a coordinated, federal government-wide approach to doing so. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will play a critical part in ensuring that AI use is safe and secure nation-wide. DHS’s own use of AI will be achieved responsibly, while advancing equity and appropriately safeguarding privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.