The Department of Defense is seeking a significant budget increase for further development of lethal autonomous weapons programs (LAWS).  While technology and the use of weapons technology is advancing rapidly, policy makers are grappling with the questions of just which decisions machines should be making on their own.  Should an autonomous ...

As the accused accomplices of terrorist Mohammed Merah stood trial in France in October 2017, aggregate web page traffic related to the location of the trial, hostile vehicle mitigation equipment, and eyewitness videos of past vehicle attacks in France all surged. A few days later, police announced they had arrested ...

The cybersecurity industry, much like other sectors, is dealing with an influx of data. In response, security experts hope to harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to effectively and efficiently augment their ability to detect, predict, and contain threats to their networks. The Cipher Brief spoke with ...