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Quantum-Safe Trust for Vehicles: The Race Is Already On

Now that it seems quantum-computing capabilities could become commercially available within the next decade or two—likely in the form of cloud-based services—security professionals have turned with an intensified sense of urgency to the challenge of how to respond to the threat of quantum-powered attacks. One domain where this is particularly true is in the automotive industry, where cars now coming off assembly lines are sometimes referred to as “rolling datacenters” in acknowledgment of all the entertainment and communications capabilities they contain.

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The Complex Path to Quantum Resistance

This article provides a series of recommendations for [ICT executive] decision-makers, including what they need to know and do today. It will help them in devising an effective quantum transition plan [to quantum-resistance] with a holistic lens that considers the affected assets in people, process, and technology.

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AI Ethics: A Call to Faculty

To say that AI, today, is a technical discipline is entirely naive: it is a social, worldwide experiment. Our tools have teeth that cut into the everyday lives of all, and this leaves a collection of engineers and scientists in the awkward position of having far more impact on the future than is their due.
…But AI ethics is not the science of ethics, but rather shorthand for the notion of applying ethical considerations to issues surfaced by AI technologies: surveillance, information ownership, privacy, emotional manipulation, agency, autonomous military operations, and so forth.

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