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Navy Challenges U.S. Citizens to Develop AI-Based Cybersecurity Systems

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command has launched a competition in search of cybersecurity technologies powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence, DVIDS reported Monday. NAWAR is working with the U.S. Navy’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence to sponsor the Artificial Intelligence Applications to Autonomous Cybersecurity Challenge or AI ATAC.

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Brian Thomas: NASA Eyes AI, Machine Learning Use in Four Categories

Brian Thomas, a data scientist at NASA and program manager for Open Innovation, said the space agency is looking to advance the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in aeronautics, human capital, information technology support and operations, Federal Times reported Friday. Thomas said on Wednesday that NASA plans to use AI and ML technologies to help with antenna positioning operations in order to facilitate contact with satellites during the AI World Government Conference. 

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NSA Working on ‘Explainable’ AI Capabilities

Neil Ziring, technical director for capabilities at the National Security Agency, said the capacity of artificial intelligence for "explainable" capabilities is vital for implementing the technology, Cyberscoop reported Friday. Ziring told the publication that AI’s ability to provide context on recommended actions “will be most important” when it comes to developing AI or machine learning-based technologies. 

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Deploys AI, Machine Learning for Data Coding Tasks

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is implementing artificial intelligence and automation to simplify the agency's data analysis operations, Nextgov reported Friday. The Department of Labor component started using open-source software to automate menial functions and deployed a neural network framework to mitigate system errors earlier this year.

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ARPA-E Seeks Algorithms, Software for AI Tech Dev’t Program

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy unit launched a program focusing on algorithm development to support artificial intelligence and machine learning efforts, Federal News Network reported Thursday. David Tew, program director for ARPA-E, told attendees at a Federal Monthly Insights event that the "Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements" program will use technologies from academic and industry representatives to support the development of AI and machine learning-driven tools.

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DHS Looks at Simple IT Infrastructure to Improve Operations

The Department of Homeland Security is simplifying its information technology architecture to improve end-user experience and coordination among components, Federal News Network reported Thursday. Stephen Rice, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, said DHS wants to harmonize IT tools and experiences for DHS employees to help components better connect, share resources and collaborate.

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