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Industry leaders to Senate: Embrace AI as key element in cyber defense, be cautious on regs

By Charlie Mitchell / September 12, 2023

Tech industry leaders will urge a carefully crafted regulatory approach to artificial intelligence at a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing, while emphasizing the essential role AI tools play in defending against increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.

“AI is the best tool defenders have to identify and prevent zero-day attacks and malware-free attacks because AI can defeat novel threats based on behavior cues rather than known signatures,” Rob Strayer, Information Technology Industry Council executive vice president for policy, says in his prepared...

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