National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) speaks during a press conference on new legislation at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 27, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Bipartisan House bill aims to prepare election workers for AI

The Preparing Election Administrators for AI Act is a companion bill to Senate legislation that will be marked up Wednesday.
Consumers are increasingly adopting smart home devices, such as internet-connected coffee machines, that are also at risk of being hacked. (Getty Images)

FCC approves cybersecurity label for consumer devices

The U.S. Cyber Trust Mark aims to provide consumers with a better understanding of the security of their Internet of Things devices.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (2nd L) gives opening remarks as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley (R) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia Laura Cooper (L) listen during a virtual meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at the Pentagon on May 23. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Pentagon may require vendors certify their software is free of known flaws. Experts are split.

The debate is over whether the provision is unrealistic or if it's a game changing move to cut down on software vulnerabilities.