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CyberAI

CSET’s CyberAI Project focuses on the intersection of AI/ML and cybersecurity, including analysis of AI/ML’s potential uses in cyber operations, the potential failure modes of AI/ML applications for cyber, how AI/ML may amplify future disinformation campaigns, and geostrategic competition centered around cyber and AI/ML.

Recent Publications

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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Analysis

The Core of Federal Cyber Talent

Ali Crawford
| January 2024

Strengthening the federal cyber workforce is one of the main priorities of the National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy. The National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps Scholarship-for-Service program is a direct cyber talent pipeline into the federal workforce. As the program tries to satisfy increasing needs for cyber talent, it is apparent...

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Analysis

Scaling AI

Andrew Lohn
| December 2023

While recent progress in artificial intelligence (AI) has relied primarily on increasing the size and scale of the models and computing budgets for training, we ask if those trends will continue. Financial incentives are against scaling, and there can be diminishing returns to further investment. These effects may already be...

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Recent Blog Articles

CSET’s Must Read Research: A Primer

Tessa Baker
| December 18, 2023

This guide provides a run-down of CSET’s research since 2019 for first-time visitors and long-term fans alike. Quickly get up to speed on our “must-read” research and learn about how we organize our work.

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There’s a lot to digest in the October 30 White House’s AI Executive Order. Our tracker is a useful starting point to identify key provisions and monitor the government’s progress against specific milestones, but grappling with the substance is an entirely different matter. This blog post, focusing on Section...

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On October 30, 2023, the Biden administration released its long-awaited Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence. CSET has broken down the EO, focusing on specific government deliverables. Our EO Provision and Timeline tracker lists which agencies are responsible for actioning EO provisions and...

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Our People

John Bansemer

Director of the CyberAI Project and Senior Fellow

Ali Crawford

Research Analyst

Andrew Lohn

Executive Office of the President, National Security Council Staff

Jenny Jun

Research Fellow

Jessica Ji

Research Analyst

Josh A. Goldstein

Research Fellow

Kyle Miller

Research Analyst

Maggie Wu

Data Research Analyst

Related News

In a KCBS Radio segment that explores the rapid rise of AI and its potential impact on the 2024 election, CSET's Josh Goldstein provides his expert insights.
In a BBC article that discusses the urgent need to integrate cybersecurity measures into artificial intelligence systems, CSET's Andrew Lohn provided his expert analysis.
In a Forbes article discussing the challenges posed by AI-generated content in the context of political campaigns and the upcoming presidential election, CSET's Josh A. Goldstein provided his expert take.