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Have safety concerns or security risks stopped you from implementing AI technology?

I was watching a Discovery channel show, The Machines That Built America, about the early tractors from Caterpillar, John Deere and Ford, that said one tractor for $2K took the place of 12 horses and 30 people. So if we think about AI in that same fashion, it can be very transformative, like the tractor was. Right now, we just have a horse plowing through the security operations field. But there was a human toll. The safety mechanisms weren't built in, so while the tractor was very useful, a significant amount of people lost arms or legs, or died from rollovers. There was a huge productivity benefit for the farm, but the laborers faced the consequences of those unsafe early tractors.

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I was watching a Discovery channel show, The Machines That Built America, about the early tractors from Caterpillar, John Deere and Ford, that said one tractor for $2K took the place of 12 horses and 30 people. So if we think about AI in that same fashion, it can be very transformative, like the tractor was. Right now, we just have a horse plowing through the security operations field. But there was a human toll. The safety mechanisms weren't built in, so while the tractor was very useful, a significant amount of people lost arms or legs, or died from rollovers. There was a huge productivity benefit for the farm, but the laborers faced the consequences of those unsafe early tractors.
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In the early days of WiFi, when we were just transitioning to it from hard line, I used to tell folks that if it’s properly configured, implemented, and locked down, WiFi is as secure, if not more so, than a lot of wired systems. But in the early 2000s, I didn’t encounter a lot of WiFi that was properly configured, implemented, and locked down. I would copy/paste that analogy here to AI.  If it is properly implemented with proper principles and properly managed and maintained, then I'll take AI wherever I can get it. I don't have enough bodies, resources, or time to manage the multiple petabytes of data that come my way and I want to be able to refocus my teams to do it. But all of those caveats need to be in place. My challenge isn't where it can be useful, it’s that I want those principles in place and don’t see a lot of them right now.
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