Articles by Bill Wright

Head of Global Government Affairs


Unpacking the US Senate’s new AI Roadmap

The US Senate just unveiled its long anticipated Artificial Intelligence (AI) Roadmap, marking a significant step toward shaping the future of AI policy and regulation in the country. Here's what technology leaders need to know.


Strengthening small utilities: The power of public-private partnership

Cyberattacks against water utilities show the vulnerability of local entities dependent on operational technology. Private and public collaboration, such as the Elastic and Dragos partnership, can be a strategic way to strengthen OT cybersecurity.


US federal agencies and AI: The race is on

A new audit from the US government shows that federal agencies are rapidly increasing their use of AI. Here, we unpack agencies’ AI use cases and top considerations for AI implementation in government.


The EU AI Act: What you need to know

The EU’s AI Act, which sets regulations for artificial intelligence, is the first of its kind — but it likely will not be the last. Here’s what it means for global organizations and what you can do to prepare.


Empowering cyber resilience through the US Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program (TCGP)

The Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program was introduced to help tribal governments combat cyber threats. The program respects tribal sovereignty and resilience, intertwining technological defenses with the values of tribal communities.


Unpacking the new US executive order on artificial intelligence

On October 30 2023, President Biden signed the Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence, which aims to advance and regulate artificial intelligence (AI) in the US.


DORA: A paradigm shift in cybersecurity and operational resilience

The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) in the EU is slated for a detailed rollout by early 2024. Given that it will redefine cybersecurity and supply risk management at a global scale, how can financial institutions prepare?


7 tech challenges that can be collaboration opportunities for global governments

Governments around the world face similar challenges, such as cybersecurity, legacy IT, and the ethical use of AI. Rather than addressing each issue on their own, agencies can learn from each other's experiences and collaborate when appropriate.


Revolutionising Australian government services with generative AI: A new era of engagement

In a new era of generative AI, Australian government agencies are changing. Apps like ChatGPT and Elasticsearch promise to reshape public services and citizen experiences. But governments must tread carefully, ensuring data privacy isn’t compromised.