Pentagon issues proposed CMMC rule

The long-anticipated draft rule, which will be officially published on Dec. 26, outlines proposed updates to DOD’s cybersecurity requirements for defense contractors and subcontractors who handle sensitive military data.

AI concerns continue as governments look for the right mix of regulations and protections

The technology is starting to rack up an impressive portfolio of success stories, but there could be dangers and downsides as well.

Library of Congress probes the many collisions of copyright and AI

The Copyright Office has questions about how protections do — or don’t — apply to AI-generated works.

Government proposes a sustainability update for contracting regulations

Although the White House said the proposed update to the Federal Acquisition Regulation will help the government meet its zero-emissions goals, some stakeholders want it to go further.

White House seeks public insight to harmonize ‘inconsistent’ cyber regulations

The Biden administration wants to use public feedback to shape baseline cybersecurity regulations that function across industries and sectors. 

What will the federal government do with generative AI?

Federal employees are going to see AI tools show up in cloud-based productivity suites sooner rather than later, but it's not clear yet how the trending tech will impact public-facing digital services.

Is government culture stifling CX innovation?

Risk aversion among government managers is blocking needed improvements to key programs, according to a recent white paper.

First AI advisory committee report stresses getting regulatory balance right

Designing trustworthy AI systems with government regulatory help is a central theme in the NAIAC’s first report delivered to President Joe Biden.

Bipartisan bill proposes blue-ribbon panel to address AI risks, regulations

Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., is leading the effort to give Congress the expertise it needs to understand and possibly regulate the risks posed by artificial intelligence.

White House Releases New AI National Frameworks, Educator Recommendations

The Biden administration unveiled a docket full of more artificial intelligence regulatory efforts to promote responsible development, adoption and usage of increasingly smart systems.

Senators Introduce Bill to Create Digital and AI Oversight Agency

The legislative proposal would establish a so-called Federal Digital Platform Commission to regulate online services, including those that offer content “primarily generated by algorithmic processes.”

AI Industry Leaders Encourage 'Critical' Congressional Regulation of Emerging Tech

With more disruptive artificial intelligence technologies under development, private sector leadership discussed the pathways to regulation in the AI sector.

Officials Warn of 'Power' and 'Failure' of Imagination in AI Regulation

The U.S. should work with allies to continue to innovate in AI capabilities while agreeing on common use cases, administration officials say.

White House Unveils $140M Investment for Responsible AI, Upcoming Agency Guidance

Major corporate players within the artificial intelligence development space will meet at the White House ahead of more federal guidance and investment in the technology.

Proposed Bill Would Ban Excessively Loud Streaming Commercials

The legislation would update the CALM Act of 2010 that tackled loud television ads.

Regulation Must Keep Up with Novel Space Technology, Experts Say

Panelists at the Satellite 2023 conference noted that the relationship between government and industry when it comes to space is still a “paradigm from yesteryear.”

US Needs Deeper Global Partnerships to Assert Tech Leadership, Report Argues

A report from the German Marshall Fund calls for “a new foreign policy of technology” that allows the U.S. to maintain its tech leadership on the global stage by working more closely with democratic nations.