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CSET produces evidence-driven analysis in a variety of forms, from informative graphics and translations to expert testimony and published reports. Our key areas of inquiry are the foundations of artificial intelligence — such as talent, data and computational power — as well as how AI can be used in cybersecurity and other national security settings. We also do research on the policy tools that can be used to shape AI’s development and use, and on biotechnology.

Analysis

Which Ties Will Bind?

Sam Bresnick Ngor Luong Kathleen Curlee
| February 2024

U.S. technology companies have become important actors in modern conflicts, and several of them have meaningfully contributed to Ukraine’s defense. But many of these companies are deeply entangled with China, potentially complicating their decision-making in a potential Taiwan contingency.

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Data Snapshot

Introducing the Cyber Jobs Dataset

Maggie Wu
| February 6, 2024

This data snapshot is the first in a series on CSET’s cybersecurity jobs data, a new dataset created by classifying data from 513 million LinkedIn user profiles. Here, we offer an overview of its creation and explore some use cases for analysis.

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The U.S. AI Workforce: Analyzing Current Supply and Growth

Sonali Subbu Rathinam
| January 30, 2024

Understanding the current state of the AI workforce is essential as the U.S. prepares an AI-ready workforce. This Data Snapshot provides the latest estimates for the AI workforce by using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2022 American Community Survey. It also highlights the changes in size and composition of the AI workforce since our earlier analysis of data from 2018.

Data Snapshot

BIS Best Data Practices: Part 2

Christian Schoeberl
| November 16, 2023

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This is the second installment of a two-part series of data snapshots that explores export control data from the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), namely the 2021 and 2022 yearly reports for trade with China and Hong Kong.

Data Snapshot

BIS Best Data Practices: Part 1

Christian Schoeberl
| November 3, 2023

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This is the first installment of a two-part series of data snapshots that explores export control data from the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), namely the 2021 and 2022 yearly reports for trade with China and Hong Kong.

Data Snapshot

Tracking Industry in Government Contracts

Christian Schoeberl
| July 19, 2023

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This short series explores how government procurement data can shed light on federal technological interest and utilization. It analyzes contract metadata, provided in a collaborative project with Govini, to track key emerging technologies through the federal procurement process.

Data Snapshot

Examining Key Tech Areas in Government Contracts Data

Christian Schoeberl
| July 6, 2023

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This short series explores how government procurement data can shed light on federal technological interest and utilization. It analyzes contract metadata, provided in a collaborative project with Govini, to track key emerging technologies through the federal procurement process.

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This five-part series uses data from the U.S. Department of Education and other select sources to complement existing CSET work on the U.S. AI workforce.

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This five-part series uses data from the U.S. Department of Education and other select sources to complement existing CSET work on the U.S. AI workforce.

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This five-part series uses data from the U.S. Department of Education and other select sources to complement existing CSET work on the U.S. AI workforce.

Data Snapshot

The Dynamic Face of AI Pre-Baccalaureate Credentials

Sara Abdulla
| March 29, 2023

Data Snapshots are informative descriptions and quick analyses that dig into CSET’s unique data resources. This five-part series uses data from the U.S. Department of Education and other select sources to complement existing CSET work on the U.S. AI workforce.