Symantec CTO lauds Trump AI order, calls for 'baseline' IoT security standard

By Rick Weber  
February 21, 2019 at 11:32 AM
Cybersecurity firm Symantec's federal chief technology officer, Aubrey Merchant-Dest, said President Trump's recent executive order on artificial intelligence builds off important work at the Defense Department, which is being extended across the private sector, while also calling for a standard on securing the emerging Internet of Things market. "So it's not surprising to me because this is something that the DOD has been really talking about for quite some time," said Merchant-Dest, referring to AI and Trump's order. "Frankly, there's...

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