Artificial Intelligence

Episode 4: Assessing Biden’s recent executive order on A.I.

John Donegan

Published on February 09, 2024

In October 2023, President Biden issued an executive order on artificial intelligence. The order requires developers of dual-use foundation models (LLMs that pose security risks) to perform red team tests and provide regular reports to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Enterprise analyst John Donegan covers the order’s nuances, assessing its positive aspects while also highlighting where it falls short.

What’s this episode about?

  • What companies are affected by this order?
  • National security
  • Using AI to discover vulnerabilities
  • The need to hire skilled AI personnel
  • Deepfakes and privacy concerns
  • Where does the executive order fall short?
  • Tech leaders’ involvement
John Donegan

John Donegan

Enterprise Analyst, ManageEngine

John is an Enterprise Analyst at ManageEngine. He covers infosec, cybersecurity, and public policy, addressing technology-related issues and their impact on business. Over the past fifteen years, John has worked at tech start-ups, as well as B2B and B2C enterprises. He has presented his research at five international conferences, and he has publications from Indiana University Press, Intellect Books, and dozens of other outlets. John holds a B.A. from New York University, an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University, an M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.A. from Boston University.

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