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DSC Weekly 4 June 2024


  • Cyberattacks are an unfortunate problem for digital business, targeting small companies to the largest enterprises. As digital infrastructure expands and more sensitive information is stored online, security risk management needs must go beyond prevention to ensure the organization has full visibility of their digital environments and can address incidents in real time. Join our upcoming summit to learn A Holistic Approach to Endpoint Detection and Response to get practical EDR strategies to bolster your security strategy. You’ll learn how the principle of least privilege, IoT security and telemetry helps protect your endpoints, and receive advice for using advanced forensics and AI-powered investigations to speed response times.
  • As cloud use continues to expand, proper management, monitoring and security is critical to ensure organizations are gaining the most benefit. Organizations navigating digital transformation initiatives know the cloud is a major playing ground for emerging technologies related to cloud migration, cloud security and containerization. Tune into the Managing Hybrid and Multi Cloud Environments Summit to hear leading experts in the field discuss the latest strategies for monitoring complex cloud environments, preventing cyber attacks and security breaches via the cloud, and how to integrate the latest technology trends into cloud usage.

Top Stories

  • The Early Days of the Internet
    June 4, 2024
    by Dan Wilson
    Join Dan Wilson and guest Wes Kussmaul on the AI Think Tank Podcast as they explore computing in the 1980s, the evolution of online privacy, the birth of social media, and the future of digital trust. Discover how PKI and authentic identities can revolutionize internet security in this insightful episode.
  • Data detective work: An anti-money laundering example
    June 3, 2024
    by Alan Morrison
    I’ve been studying the effects of sanctions lately, which has led to a better understanding of how governments are collaborating and sharing data in more substantial ways. In May 2024 Daleep Singh, US Deputy National Security Advisor, International Economics, gave a keynote at a Brookings Institution event titled “Sanctions on Russia: What’s working? What’s not?” Singh’s main point was that sanctions should be seen as one tool in a toolbox. But he does make clear that sanctions against Russia have had a significant impact over the past two years.
  • New Trends in LLM Architecture
    May 31, 2024
    by Vincent Granville
    Since OpenAI/GPT launched in November 2022, many things have happened. Competitors and new applications are born every month, some raising considerable funding. Search is becoming hot again, this time powered by RAG and LLMs rather than PageRank. It remains to be seen who will achieve profitability on a large scale.


    • Build your own chatbot and talk to your own documents
      June 4, 2024
      by Alan Morrison
      Interview with Jans Aasman, CEO of Franz, Inc. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Jans Aasman’s AI background goes back to his training as a cognitive scientist at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands beginning in 1978.  Jans Aasman, CEO of Franz, Inc. Since then, he’s seen over 40 years of AI’s evolution.
    • Master Data Management (MDM) and CRM: Ensuring data quality for enhanced customer relationships
      June 3, 2024
      by Ovais Naseem
      Data quality has become vital in the digital age, where data shapes decisions and business strategies. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, crucial for managing customer interactions and fostering growth, depend heavily on quality data. Here, the fusion of Master Data Management (MDM) and CRM emerges as a potent force.
    • Making AI pay off at the enterprise edge
      June 3, 2024
      by Alan Morrison
      In this interview, Yaung and I discussed the practical approach that NTT takes with clients from a system integrator’s perspective. This interview took place after Upgrade 2024, an annual event that NTT hosted in San Francisco.
    • Empowering Educators with AI Literacy
      June 3, 2024
      by Dan Wilson
      The rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) presents both opportunities and challenges for educators. Jill Kowalchuk, a K-12 education advisor at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (AMII), recently delivered an enlightening webinar discussing the impact of AI on education. Her presentation emphasized the importance of AI literacy, ethical considerations, and the empowerment of teachers through professional development.
    • Introduction to autonomous agents from a developer perspective – Part one
      June 2, 2024
      by Ajit Jaokar
      What are autonomous AI agents?  Autonomous AI agents are systems capable of performing tasks without human intervention.  Agents have been around in various incarnations. Most recently, an element of autonomy was achieved by reinforcement learning(RL). However, it is still hard to deploy RL beyond virtual environments and games.
    • AI Dividend, Universal Basic Income, and Economic Multiplier Effect
      June 2, 2024
      by Bill Schmarzo
      We are truly living in unprecedented times. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is anticipated to transform the global economy by intelligently automating tasks, re-engineering operational processes, and paving the way for new avenues of customer, product, service, and market value creation. According to a report by PwC, AI has the potential to contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030. 
    • How Gen AI is transforming education
      May 30, 2024
      by Pritesh Patel
      In recent years, Artificial Intelligence has experienced numerous innovations. One of the most significant is the introduction of Gen (Generative) AI technology. This Artificial Intelligence technology focuses on creating new, original, and valuable content against the given prompt. That’s the reason why it quickly became popular in numerous fields including Education.