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To ancients of the north, the steam rising from the hot stones of a sauna was akin to the very life force of man. To this day, deals are struck and decisions made in saunas, where movers and shakers gather to exchange ideas.

We invite you to Cyber Security Sauna (#CyberSauna), the podcast for sweating out the hot topics in security. We bring you expert guests with sizzling insight into the latest information security trends and topics. WithSecure's self-proclaimed "cyber translator" Janne Kauhanen hosts the show to make sure you know all you need to about the hotter-than-ever infosec game.

Jan 29, 2020

While AI and machine learning are enabling definite advances in the digital world, these technologies are also raising privacy and ethical concerns. What does AI mean for personal privacy, and is it being exploited unethically? Are these concerns being addressed, or will AI spell disaster for society? Bernd Stahl is coordinator of the EU's SHERPA project, a consortium that investigates the impact of AI on ethics and human rights. Bernd joins Janne to discuss the delicate balance of AI - its advantages and disadvantages, potential misuses and how AI may improve life and create opportunity for some, while others may be hurt by algorithmic biases and unemployment.


Episode 34 transcript

SHERPA Project

Why Good AI Goes Bad

Study: Security Issues, Dangers and Implications of Smart Information Systems