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Bulletproofing RISC-V Cores
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Bulletproofing RISC-V Cores

The RISC-V open standard instruction-set architecture can improve cybersecurity.

A Tool for Hardening Java Crypto
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A Tool for Hardening Java Crypto

A new tool identifies cryptographic vulnerabilities in Java (and soon, in Python) automatically.

 Towards an Unhackable Quantum Internet
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Towards an Unhackable Quantum Internet

Harvard University researchers achieve “a milestone along the path to a worldwide quantum Internet.”

AI vs. AI
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AI vs. AI

Financial institutions use AI to create "synthetic identities" for customers; hackers use 'bad' AI to fool the 'good' AI.

Commercial Quantum Computing Made Possible
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Commercial Quantum Computing Made Possible

Intel is chipping away at quantum computing with its Horse Ridge cryogenic control chip.

Keeping Government Out of Your Business
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Keeping Government Out of Your Business

The Enforcer software can keep government surveillance from straying into illegality.

Hacking Bluetooth
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Hacking Bluetooth

Bluetooth device users seldom suspect they are opening themselves to man-in-the-middle hacker attacks.

Foiling IoT Hackers
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Foiling IoT Hackers

Cybersecurity specialists are working to head off hackers trying to use the Internet of Things as their gateway into smart homes.

Demanding the Truth
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Demanding the Truth

The role of social media in stopping fake news.

Maintaining U.S. Dominance in AI
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Maintaining U.S. Dominance in AI

Standards are seen as a way to eliminate bias and incorporate trustworthiness in artificial intelligence, even as the U.S. seeks to secure its lead in the field...

Future-proofing Security for the Coming Quantum Era
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Future-proofing Security for the Coming Quantum Era

Cybersecurity majors are being trained to design hardware to be immune from software hacks.    

 Quantum Photonics Spawns Optical Age
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Quantum Photonics Spawns Optical Age

Initial applications could include optical quantum sensors, optical quantum transistors, and optically uncrackable quantum encryption.
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