February 24, 2020
Pentagon advisory board warns of 'escalation' risks from use of AI in cyber warfare
A Defense Department advisory group warns of the potential for escalating international tensions from the use of artificial intelligence, particularly in the context of modern cyber warfare, while recommending the Pentagon's policy office “invest” in a greater understanding of deterrence when AI is coupled with cybersecurity.
“Norms governing how countries and their militaries develop and use AI are largely undeveloped,” says a report by the Defense Innovation Board on the “ethical use” of AI technologies issued Thursday. “Near-term actions...