Lisbeth Perez

MeriTalk

Lisbeth Perez is a MeriTalk Staff Reporter covering the intersection of government and technology.
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When the coronavirus pandemic emerged, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) was well-postured to take on the challenge of hybrid work. But the agency still has more work to do to meet that continued operational challenge, according to an agency official.

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The Defense Information System Agency (DISA) plans to begin limited user testing of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) first-ever cloud environment authorized to host classified data, the agency said on Jan. 31.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is an increasingly popular tool for employers across the United States utilize in their hiring processes, but this increasingly influential technology raises serious employment discrimination concerns, a Federal government official said this week.

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Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., is pulling out all the stops to get Congress to support regulating artificial intelligence (AI) technology, including by using an AI chatbot to write a resolution calling for those kinds of regulations.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) said this week it will focus on three main priority areas in 2023: systemic risk, collective cyber response, and high-risk communities, according to its 2023 Planning Agenda released on Jan 26.

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is developing a National Digital Assets Research and Development Agenda to study technologies that support cryptocurrencies and said this week it’s looking for comments to identify agenda priorities.

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