A new agreement between a civilian government agency and the private sector will assist the Department of Defense's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center in "further enhancing cyber operations," according to a new release.
By seeking reliable, governable, traceable technology, the Defense Department could help set global standards for using artificial intelligence.
Several provisions in the Senate's version of the annual defense policy bill aim to increase oversight of cyber activities in the Department of Defense, including a new two-star general officer to serve as the senior military adviser to cyber policy.
Congress has a new rising target when it comes to cyber: The Pentagon. The U.S. military last year was given the green light to start offensive cyber operations against foreign adversaries, an area that one new Democratic subcommittee chair says he will keep a close eye on in the coming months.