AI and Large Language Models in Company Security Policy

Competition Name: AI and Large Language Models in Company Security Policy

I. Introduction:

The use of AI and large language models is a significant area of innovation since the release of tools like OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Anthropic’s Claude, Google Bard, and open source models like Meta’s LLaMA. This has become a focus of innovation and investment. The positives are offset by significant downsides, given security concerns and intellectual property challenges, both in terms of inputs being used as training and outputs running into unproven legal challenges around ownership.

II. Pros of AI Implementation

  • Enhanced Security: AI can analyze vast amounts of data to detect and prevent security breaches, minimizing risks of data leaks and cyberattacks.
  • Intellectual Property Protection: AI can monitor and safeguard intellectual property, identifying unauthorized access or use.
  • Efficiency: Automation through AI can streamline security processes and reduce human error.

III. Cons of AI Implementation

  • Privacy Concerns: AI systems may collect and process sensitive data, raising privacy concerns and potential legal issues.
  • High Costs: Implementing AI requires significant financial investments in technology and skilled personnel.
  • Ethical Considerations: AI decision-making may raise ethical dilemmas, necessitating clear policies.

IV. Key Considerations

  • Data Handling: Define how AI systems will access, store, and process company data while ensuring compliance with data protection laws.
  • Training and Oversight: Establish guidelines for AI model training and regular oversight to prevent biases and errors.
  • Transparency: Ensure transparency in AI decision-making and explainability to gain trust from stakeholders.
  • Legal and Ethical Framework: Develop policies to address legal and ethical concerns associated with AI.

V. Conclusion

  • Implementing AI and large language models for security and intellectual property protection can offer substantial benefits but also carries potential risks. It is imperative to strike a balance between harnessing AI's capabilities and safeguarding privacy, ethics, and compliance.
This competition is restricted to members of current AIS Student Chapters. 

Important Dates

  • (EXTENDED) February 8, 2024: Preliminary submissions due.
  • February 15, 2024: Finalists notified.
  • March 21 – 23, 2024: Finalists compete at the conference in Logan, Utah, before a panel of judges.

Prizes

  • 1st place team: $3000
  • 2nd place team: $2000
  • 3rd place team: $1000

Contact

For questions or additional information, please email aisconf@usu.edu and place the track name in the subject line.

Prompt

You and your team are external cyber security consultants tasked with creating a comprehensive AI policy for SecureTech, a company that aims to utilize AI and large language models for security and intellectual property purposes. See details on SecureTech here. Your policy should address key considerations such as data handling, transparency, ethical considerations, and legal compliance. Develop a 2-page AI policy document that outlines the company's approach to AI implementation while ensuring the protection of sensitive information and adherence to relevant laws and ethical principles.

Guidelines

  1. Begin with an introduction that outlines the importance of AI in security and intellectual property protection.
  2. Show a comprehensive understanding of the pros and cons of AI implementation as well as general company and specific stakeholder concerns.
  3. Dive into the key considerations that the company should keep in mind when implementing AI, such as data handling, training, transparency, and ethics.
  4. Describe the process for policy development.
  5. Emphasize the need for continuous monitoring and improvement of AI policies.
  6. Conclude your policy document by summarizing the company's approach to AI and the importance of balancing technology's benefits with ethical and legal considerations.

Preliminary Submission

Your submission must include:

A 2-page AI policy document that outlines the company's approach to AI implementation while ensuring the protection of sensitive information and adherence to relevant laws and ethical principles.

Submission Directions

Utilize this survey to submit your materials for this competition.

Detailed Judging Criteria

Criteria

Description

Strong Introduction

Clearly convey the importance of AI in security and intellectual property protection.

Credibility

Show a comprehensive understanding of the pros and cons of AI implementation as we all as general company and specific stakeholder concerns.

Depth of Analysis

Dive into the key considerations that the company should keep in mind when implementing AI, such as data handling, training, transparency, and ethics.

 

Describe the process for policy development.

 

Longevity

Emphasize the need for continuous monitoring and improvement of AI policies.

 

Strong Conclusion

Conclude your policy document by summarizing the company's approach to AI and the importance of balancing technology's benefits with ethical and legal considerations.

 

Finalist Expectations

Once finalists are notified, additional instructions will be given to them on what to prepare for the finals held in Logan, Utah.