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Google Adds New AI Video Creator to Workspace Labs

Google has introduced a new AI-powered video creation service as part of its Workspace Labs program, where users can try out new AI features.

Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of July 15, 2024)

Upcoming events include the SCUP 2024 Annual Conference, 2024 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference and Summit for Online Leadership an Administration + Roundtable, and IEEE ICICLE Learning Engineering Conference.

91% of CISOs Say AI Will Outperform Security Pros

A new survey of CISOs by Bugcrowd indicates AI is already beating security pros in some areas and is expected to take on a larger role in the future.

Researchers Provide Breakdown of Generative AI Misuse

In an effort to clarify the potential risks of GenAI and provide "a concrete understanding of how GenAI models are specifically exploited or abused in practice, including the tactics employed to inflict harm," a group of researchers from Google DeepMind, Jigsaw, and Google.org recently published a paper entitled, "Generative AI Misuse: A Taxonomy of Tactics and Insights from Real-World Data."



Amazon Program Offers Free AI Tools to Public Sector Organizations

Amazon Web Services has announced a $50 million fund that will give public sector organizations a chance to tap into its portfolio of cloud-based AI tools.

D2L Introduces AI Product for Learning Content Creation

Learning platform D2L is launching a new AI-powered product, D2L Lumi, designed to help educators create course content, assignments, quizzes, and more.

Cloud AI Services Slide Back to Rock Bottom in Gartner 'Hype Cycle'

Cloud AI services have moved from the "slope of enlightenment" to the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner's latest report on AI trends.

Report: Human Error Is the Leading Cause of Cloud Data Breaches

The human factor is still one of the biggest threats to cloud security, despite all the technology bells and whistles and alerts and services out there, from multi-factor authentication, to social engineering training, to enterprise-wide integrated cybersecurity platforms, and more.

IBM and Microsoft Partner on Cloud Security

IBM and Microsoft have announced a "strengthened cybersecurity collaboration" aims at fortifying their joint customers' cloud environments.

Bryant University Launches Gen AI Chatbot for Community Engagement

Students, faculty, and staff at Bryant University have a new resource for accessing information, receiving guidance, and keeping up with campus events. The institution recently launched a generative AI chatbot developed in partnership with AI and intelligent automation solution provider alliantDigital.