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Hackers will be the weapon of choice for governments in 2020

MIT Technology Review

January 2, 2020

"Over two decades, the international arena of digital competition has become ever more aggressive," writes CyberAI Director Ben Buchanan in his forthcoming book, The Hacker and the State.

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Thanks to a generous grant from the Hewlett Foundation, CSET is launching a new Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence project to be led by Ben Buchanan. The project will examine the potential risks of AI in cyberspace and national security.

Accelerating threats to cybersecurity, the impact of automation on cyber defense, and the degree to which cyber operations will become faster and more powerful are among the subjects that CSET will now start to explore thanks to a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

CSET expert Ben Buchanan testifies to Congress on vulnerabilities and need for defense using the latest AI tools.