Industry, Gov’t Leaders on Five Steps to Fight Cyber Threats With AI; Cloudera’s Shaun Bierweiler Quoted

Shaun Bierweiler

Government leaders and executives from Cloudera discussed five steps agencies can implement to counter cyber threats using artificial intelligence and one of those is establishing data governance and standards, GovLoop reported.

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president and general manager of the public sector business at Cloudera, said at a GovLoop-hosted roundtable discussion that each agency should come up with a data strategy and designate data roles and responsibilities.

The second measure calls for agencies to advance information technology modernization accordingly by prioritizing data.

“Data is a currency. It is the livelihood of an organization,” Bierweiler said.

The three other steps are preserving and creating valuable data; developing datasets and formulas to train AI and machine learning models; and introducing an AI/ML pilot initiative targeted at users.

Bierweiler was joined by Henry Sowell, chief information officer and technical director of solutions engineering at Cloudera, and Pamela Isom, deputy chief information officer and adviser to the chief data officer at the Department of Energy, during the discussion.

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