Datanami: US, China Jockey for AI ‘Lead’

Posted on 19th August 2019

Access Partnership’s Public Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu was quoted by Datanami on China’s AI development strategy: “It remains difficult for developers and researchers to get access to this big wealth of data sitting in government agencies. Chinese AI researchers face not only lack of access to domestic data but also government “firewalls” that prevent them from tapping into international data sets. Only the free flow of data can generate value.” Read the full story here.

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S&P Global: Amazon’s Robust Washington Lobbying Spend Expected to Continue

Posted on 14th August 2019

Access Partnership’s MD Gregory Francis spoke to S&P Global on why tech companies need lobbyists: “Tech firms often do a “terrible job” of communicating to government officials precisely what they do, not just in terms of providing services to consumers and the Department of Defense but their contribution to the overall economy. Communicating exactly what the problem is and what possible solutions exist is something that lobbyists have to do.” Read the full story here.

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Decipher: Capital One Breach Does Not Mean the Cloud is Insecure

Posted on 14th August 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Data and Trust Michael Clauser spoke to Decipher on Capital One data breach: “The cloud is still orders of magnitude safer and more secure than when data was stored on premise. This wasn’t a failure of the cloud, but of personnel.” Read the full story here.

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Decipher: Capital One Breach Highlights Challenges of Insider Threats

Posted on 14th August 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Data & Trust Michael Clauser was quoted by Decipher on Capital One data breach scandal: “Insider threats are the most dangerous and unpredictable threat vector.” Read the full story here.

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BAI Banking Strategies: Lessons From the Capital One Data Breach

Posted on 14th August 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Data & Trust Mike Clauser spoke to BAI on Capital One data breach scandal: “The impact on consumers is unclear in the short term. It may take years before those customers know the full extent of the problems they will face. Data breaches can lead to anything from petty identity and credit card theft to public embarrassment.” Read the full story here.

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Join Access Partnership at VSAT Global Conference on 18 and 19 September in London

Posted on 14th August 2019

Access Partnership will take an active part at this year’s VSAT Global conference, taking place on 18 and 19 September in London. Our consultants will participate in panels on IoT, aero and spectrum issues and their applications for satellite. To find out more and register, visit the event website. Tip: Use code ACCESSPART20 upon registration for a 20% discount on your pass.

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Automation.com: “Regulate Me!” – Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age

Posted on 1st August 2019

The topic du jour for tech regulation is not as you might expect, data, but rather a sexy new topic of interest to policymakers – artificial intelligence (AI).  Access Partnership’s Director Laura Sallstrom argues that regulation should be targeted at actions and human behavior, not at a type of technology.

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