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Salesforce Einstein Copilot AI Assistant Enters General Availability

Salesforce is working on making AI implementation easier and more predictable with a selection of newly available products and services announced around the Salesforce World Tour NY event on April 25. These products and services include: General availability of the Einstein Copilot generative AI assistant. Two new bundles: the AI . . . Read more

Breakthrough in Quantum Cloud Computing Ensures its Security and Privacy

Businesses are one step closer to quantum cloud computing, thanks to a breakthrough made in its security and privacy by scientists at Oxford University. The researchers used an approach dubbed ‘blind quantum computing’ to connect two quantum computing entities (Figure A); this simulates the situation where an employee at home . . . Read more

Amazon Web Services Launches Independent European Cloud as Calls for Data Sovereignty Grow

The AWS Sovereign Cloud will be physically and logically separate from other AWS clouds and has been designed to comply with Europe’s stringent data laws. Image: Stack Commerce Amazon Web Services has launched an independent cloud for Europe designed for public sector customers and companies operating in highly regulated industries . . . Read more

White House Executive Order on AI Provides Guidelines for AI Privacy and Safety

The Biden administration directed government organizations, including NIST, to encourage responsible and innovative use of generative AI. Image: Maksym Yemelyanov/Adobe Stock Today, U.S. President Joe Biden released an executive order on the use and regulation of artificial intelligence. The executive order features wide-ranging guidance on maintaining safety, civil rights and . . . Read more

Get Secure Cloud Storage on a 2TB Lifetime Plan With Internxt for $150

This secure storage platform uses open source code, zero-knowledge file systems, and end-to-end encryption to keep your online data truly private. Image: StackCommerce Every business has certain files that are too important to lose. To guard against this possibility, security experts usually recommend keeping an online backup. With Internxt Cloud . . . Read more

Intel Innovation 2023: Attestation and Fully Homomorphic Encryption Coming to Intel Cloud Services

The attestation service is designed to allow data in confidential computing environments to interact with AI safely, as well as provide policy enforcements and audits. Image: JHVEPhoto/Adobe Stock The second day of announcements at Intel’s Innovation event in San Jose, California focused on privacy and security, including confidential AI. Major . . . Read more

iOS 16 Cheat Sheet: Complete Guide for 2023

On Sept. 12, 2022, Apple released iOS 16, unveiled during Apple’s WWDC keynote on June 6, 2022. Apple’s primary focus areas for this release of iOS were new intelligence features, communication features and sharing features that also incorporate privacy. Many of these features can be used in both business and . . . Read more

S3 Ep149: How many cryptographers does it take to change a light bulb?

by Paul Ducklin HOW MANY CRYPTOGRAPHERS? No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. You can listen to us on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere that good podcasts are found. Or just drop the . . . Read more

Gartner: Generative AI Will Bring “Transformational Benefit” in the Next 2-5 Years

Image: Smart Future/Adobe Stock Generative AI has landed on Gartner’s coveted Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies for 2023, the firm announced Wednesday. The firm said generative AI will bring “transformational benefit” in the next two to five years. Transformational benefits are defined as those that enable “new ways of doing . . . Read more

Serious Security: Why learning to touch-type could protect you from audio snooping

by Paul Ducklin Audio recordings are dangerously easy to make these days, whether by accident or by design. You could end up with your own permanent copy of something you thought you were discussing privately, preserved indefinitely in an uninterestingly-named file on your phone or laptop, thanks to hitting “Record” . . . Read more