This note offers links to recent commentaries, studies and reports from international think tanks on AI and related issues.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is usually understood as the ability for a machine to display human-like capabilities such as reasoning, learning, planning and creativity. The ‘Holy Grail’ for many governments and companies seeking to benefit from the digital revolution, the first to invent and apply true AI could achieve an enormous advantage in economic and military terms. However, there are serious ethical implications in such potential developments. Many aspects of AI have already been applied since the 2000s in machines with sufficiently fast processing speeds, equipped with learning techniques and fed large amounts of data. Current versions of AI help to drive cars, beat chess champions, and offer excellent medical diagnostics, to take a few examples.
On 28 October 2019, Georgia was the victim of a targeted cyber-attack causing damage to their social and economic infrastructure. The European Union and its Member States express their concern about the cyber-attack, which showed disregard for security and stability in cyberspace and undermines the development of political, social and economic benefits provided by the Internet and the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
Water Market Europe 2020 is made for you to address challenges and needs for innovation by matchmaking the demand and the offer of efficient digital and cybersecurity solutions for the water sector.
The conference aims to provide legal practitioners and data protection specialists with an update and necessary guidance on new data protection rules. It will give them an insight into how to combine them with the demands of the contemporary economy. It will offer an opportunity to discuss with key legal experts the issues at stake. Post-GDPR challenges and e-privacy reforms will also be addressed.
Experts meet in Brussels to intensify coordination against cyber threats and staff-to-staff relations.
Today, the Commission unveils its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of Europe: open, fair, diverse, democratic and confident. It presents a European society powered by digital solutions that put people first, opens up new opportunities for businesses, and boosts the development of trustworthy technology to foster an open and democratic society and a vibrant and sustainable economy. Digital is a key enabler to fighting climate change and achieving the green transition. The European data strategy and the policy options to ensure the human-centric development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) presented today are the first steps towards achieving these goals.
Experts meet in Brussels to intensify coordination against cyber threats and staff-to-staff relations. The programme seeks to promote a better mutual understanding of respective priorities, practices and to deepen the working relationships across the respective organisations.
Last week, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity hosted the 30th Article 13a meeting in Brussels.
On the 22nd September, ENISA in collaboration with the European Commission is organizing, for the sixth consecutive year, the Trust Services Forum. On the 23rd September, D-TRUST in cooperation with TÜViT will hold the twelfth CA-Day.