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Rams in the News: How the U.S.’s Top Intel Agencies are Thinking About AI


How the U.S.’s top intel agencies are thinking about AI
NPR 01-12-2024
NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with National Security Agency head Gen. Paul Nakasone and FBI Director Christopher Wray at an international conference on Cybersecurity at New York’s Fordham University.

CNBC Transcript: U.S. Cyber Command Commander, NSA Director and Central Security Service Chief General Paul Nakasone and FBI Director Christopher Wray Speak with CNBC’s Morgan Brennan Live from the CNBC CEO Council Virtual Roundtable Today
CNBC 01-09-2024
[The] following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC interview with U.S. Cyber Command Commander, NSA Director and Central Security Service Chief General Paul Nakasone and FBI Director Christopher Wray from the CNBC CEO Council Virtual Roundtable, which took place live today, Tuesday, January 9th from the International Conference on Cyber Security 2024 at Fordham in New York (watch the interview here).

AI advances risk facilitating cyber crime, top US officials say
Reuters 01-09-2024
Rob Joyce, director of cybersecurity at the National Security Agency, said at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University in Manhattan that less capable people are using AI to guide hacking operations they would not have otherwise been able to carry out themselves.

Trump’s Boldest Argument Yet: Immunity From Prosecution for Assassinations
The New York Times 01-10-2024
Abner S. Greene, a law professor at Fordham University, said that “the impeachment arguments are sure losers — both that the president may be criminally prosecuted only if impeached and convicted, and that the president may not be criminally prosecuted if impeached and not convicted.”

Retired NFL players earning business degrees from Fordham University
PIX11 01-05-2024
Three retired NFL players have found themselves in New York but not to play for the Jets or Giants. Instead, they’re earning degrees in business administration at Fordham University. PIX11’s Mr. G spoke with Robert Griffith, John Skelton and Byron Chamberlain about the Gabelli School of Business’ Executive MBA program at Fordham University.

NSA official warns of hackers using AI to perfect their English in phishing schemes
NBC 01-09-2024
Speaking at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University, NSA Cybersecurity Director Rob Joyce said the spy agency has seen both cybercriminals and hackers who work for foreign intelligence agencies using those chatbots to seem more like native English speakers.

Bitcoin gains more than 5% as crypto industry celebrates SEC’s approval of spot ETFs
Fortune 01-11-2024
Thursday’s Bitcoin rally was no surprise, said Fordham University business professor Ben Cole, because Bitcoin has in the past jumped on big news events, such as previous “halvenings,” despite investors knowing for months when it was set to come. The ease of incorporating a spot Bitcoin ETF in retirement accounts and other established portfolios also bodes well for Bitcoin’s performance in the coming months and years, he added.

Top US intel officials warn Russia’s war in Ukraine hasn’t lessened Kremlin’s desire to interfere in US elections
CNN 01-09-2024
All three men [National Security Agency Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, FBI Director Chris Wraywere, and Department Head of the National Security Cyber Section Sean Newell] speaking on a range of cyber-related issues at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University.

CNBC Transcript: U.S. Cyber Command Commander, NSA Director and Central Security Service Chief General Paul Nakasone and FBI Director Christopher Wray Speak with CNBC’s Morgan Brennan Live from the CNBC CEO Council Virtual Roundtable Today
CNBC 01-09-2024
“And then the last thing, being here at Fordham, great academic institution here at Fordham University. This is the exact same thing. This is where we have worked very, very hard for our academic institutions to understand what are the foreign threats that might be approaching them as well,” said National Security Agency Director Gen. Paul Nakasone.

Chanel is taking What Goes Around Comes Around to court. Here’s what to know
Vogue Business 01-08-2024
The brand alleges that WGACA has been selling counterfeit bags associated with stolen serial numbers that Chanel had voided; selling counterfeit bags with features not corresponding to authentic ones with legitimate serial numbers; and selling non-genuine Chanel items that were not made for sale by the brand, such as display-only items, Jeff Trexler, associate director of Fordham University’s Fashion Law Institute, explains.

FBI, NSA Leaders Talk Election Security, Power of Collaboration at Fordham ICCS
FBI 01-09-2024
The conversation was part of the 2024 Fordham International Conference on Cybersecurity, co-hosted by the FBI and Fordham University at the school’s Lincoln Center campus in New York City.

AI aids nation-state hackers but also helps US spies to find them, says NSA cyber director
TechCrunch 01-09-2024
“We already see criminal and nation state elements utilizing AI. They’re all subscribed to the big name companies that you would expect — all the generative AI models out there,” said NSA director of cybersecurity Rob Joyce, speaking at a conference at Fordham University in New York on Tuesday.

From Mickey to Bambi, why are all the new public domain characters showing up in horror?
Fast Company 01-05-2024
The demand for such fare may simply be driven by “the lure of the counterintuitive,” says Susan Scafidi, academic director of Fordham University Fashion Law Institute, and author of Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law. “What would Winnie or Mickey never do, at least while under corporate oversight?” In other words, we want to see a murderous Mickey partly because Disney would never have let that happen.

Alabama judge greenlights hitman’s experimental execution: ‘not guaranteed a painless death’
Fox News 01-11-2024
Deborah Denno, a death penalty expert at Fordham Law School, explained opponents’ opposition to the state’s existing written guidelines for the nitrogen hypoxia method, calling it the “vagu[est]protocol [she’d] ever seen.”

A magnitude 1.7 earthquake hit NYC. Is climate change a culprit?
NBC New York 01-06-2024
“I wouldn’t worry about it too much. The East Coast has been geologically stable for millions of years,” said Dr. Stephen Holler, an associate professor of Physics at Fordham University.

These Are the Essential Stories Corporate Media Refused to Cover in 2023
Truthout 01-05-2024
Contributors to Project Censored’s State of the Free Press 2024 include Rebecca Vincent, director of campaigns for Reporters Without Borders; Jen Senko, filmmaker best known for The Brainwashing of My Dad; and Robin Andersen, award-winning media critic and professor emerita of communication and media studies at Fordham University.

Tania Tetlow: Fordhams’s 33rd President Imparts Her Wisdom to Bronx Science
The Science Survey 01-08-2024
With a remarkable history in law, education, administration, and Jesuism, [President Tania] Tetlow spoke to the students and faculty of Bronx Science this past October 25th, 2023. During her 40-minute interview, she gave insight beyond just her career and journey to becoming Fordham’s president, as her wise words apply not just to college but to life.

CIOs’ predictions for 2024
Top1000funds 01-08-2024
Some investors spoke about paring back on active equity in 2024, arguing it is difficult to pick winners in a market dominated by the leading tech stocks. “We are hoping to implement decent-sized passive allocations by year-end,” said New York-based Geeta Kapadia, CIO of Fordham University’s $1 billion endowment.

Monday Starter: New book chronicles the history of Network
Global Sisters Report 01-08-2024
Among those praising the book is St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, professor emerita of Fordham University in New York, who called it “inspiring and informative.” “In quick, graceful prose it tells a good story laced with drama, uncertainty, conflicts with the powerful in church and society, some brilliant successes, and deep faith,” she said.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to reflect and act
New York Amsterdam News 01-10-2024
“The sacrifices Dr. King made on behalf of millions of Americans resulted in his assassination. I think about his children who grew up without a father. I also think of Coretta Scott King, who dedicated so much of her life, talent and intellect to the Civil Rights Movement while raising four children without her husband,” wrote Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
New York Amsterdam News 01-10-2024
“It is now more evident than ever that the strides of King and countless others, although great, still leave much for us to work toward, both individually and collectively. Civil rights are still worth fighting for, and as the continuous stream of injustices in New York City and across the nation have shown us, we must keep the fire of King at the forefront of our minds,” wrote Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.

Planning for 2024
New York Amsterdam News 01-11-2024
I must admit that I am worried about the future of this country, democracy writ large, and what the political fallout could look like for millions of Americans if we do not pay attention to the dangers of the Republican party and their policy platforms,” wrote Christina Greer, associate professor at Fordham University.

World Insights: Global South treads own path to weather transforming global order
Xinhua 01-07-2024
And the voice is catching the attention of Global North leaders, observed Anjali Dayal, an associate professor of international politics at the New York-based Fordham University. “We saw that more leaders were paying attention to the biggest constituency of UN countries — countries that are not big powers but that suffer the biggest consequences and very seldom get to cast the decisive vote,” she said.

The One Thing Missing From The College Classroom
Stock Investor 01-11-2024
On Friday, Jan. 5, there were two sessions on the outlook for the U.S. economy. The first was hosted by Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University) and had three men and one woman on the panel.

AI is helping US spies catch stealthy Chinese hacking ops, NSA official says
Cyberscoop 01-09-2024
Speaking Tuesday at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University, Rob Joyce, the director of the NSA Cybersecurity Directorate, said that AI is helping his agency detect Chinese operations targeting U.S. critical infrastructure that might evade traditional defensive measures.

NSA official says AI used to stop China hacks
Washington Times 01-11-2024
“They’re using flaws in the architecture, implementation problems and other things to get a foothold into accounts or create accounts that then appear like they should be part of the network,” Mr. Joyce said in remarks at a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University.

Technology is making hacking easy for the non-tech-savvy people, claims US officials
East Coast Daily 01-10-2024
High-ranking US law enforcement and intelligence officials, addressing the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University in Manhattan, voiced apprehensions about the potentially dark trajectory of AI development, highlighting the heightened risks associated with hacking, scams, and money laundering.

U.S. officials say AI could facilitate hacking, scamming and money laundering
Cointelegraph 01-10-2024
At the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University in Manhattan on Jan. 9, Rob Joyce, the director of cybersecurity at the National Security Agency, said that AI helps reduce the tech-savviness needed to pull off such crimes.

AI is helping China-backed hackers but it’s also helping to hunt them down, NSA says
TechRadar 01-10-2024
At a conference at Fordham University, National Security Agency’s director of cybersecurity, Rob Joyce, said that Chinese hacking groups are being assisted by AI to slip past firewalls when infiltrating networks.

NSA: Benefits of generative AI in cyber security will outweigh the bad
ITPro 01-10-2024
Rob Joyce, director of cyber security at the US agency, told attendees at an event at Fordham University in New York that generative is “absolutely making us better at finding malicious activity” and outlined key benefits of the technology for use among security personnel.

AI Revolution Brings Unprecedented Cyber Threats, Warn US Law Enforcement Officials
News Crupulous 01-10-2024
Artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized the digital era, bringing forth significant technological advancements. However, with these advancements come challenges that cannot be ignored. During the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University in Manhattan, top US law enforcement and intelligence officials issued a stark warning about the potential negative impacts of AI.

The Dark Side of AI: US Law Enforcement and Intelligence Officials Warn of Hacking, Scamming, and Money Laundering Risks
News Fewer 01-10-2024
While AI presents numerous opportunities for growth and progress, it also poses considerable challenges. At a recent International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University in Manhattan, top US law enforcement and intelligence officials issued a warning about the potential negative impacts of AI.

NSA says cybersecurity will gain many benefits with generative AI
Readwrite 01-10-2024
Global cybercriminal groups have been on the offensive for years, but Rob Joyce, director of cybersecurity at the US NSA agency, told attendees at the Fordham University event in New York that generative AI is “absolutely making us better at finding malicious activity,” and he outlined the key benefits of the technology for use within security personnel.

The AI Revolution and Its Dark Side: Challenges to Cybersecurity in the Digital Era
News Still 01-10-2024
Artificial intelligence (AI) has brought about significant technological advancements in the digital era, but it also presents significant challenges. During a recent conference at Fordham University in Manhattan, top US law enforcement and intelligence officials issued a warning about the potential negative impacts of AI on cybersecurity.

Yale program hosts inaugural Knowledge for Freedom Faculty Institute
Yale News 01-08-2024
The three-day conference will feature student alumni of KFF programs as well as faculty from programs around the country, such as the House Divided Project at Dickinson College; Elon University’s Freedom Scholars; and Fordham University’s Visions of the Good in the Bronx.

Megan Fox as Karen? Vanessa Hudgens as Gretchen? Amanda Seyfried as Regina? New book So Fetch reveals casting secrets of Mean Girls
Entertainment Weekly 01-09-2024
[Amanda] Seyfried was poised to start school at Fordham University, but she missed her first class due to rushing there from her Mean Girls audition — she never did go back to college.

One man’s journey from Army officer to Catholic peace activist
National Catholic Reporter 01-10-2024
He joined ROTC programs at his Catholic military high school and at Fordham University, and upon graduation from Fordham was commissioned a second lieutenant and sent to Fort Sill in Oklahoma. After active duty, he served in the Army Reserves until being honorably discharged in 1964.

EPA invests $600M in support of thousands of environmental justice projects
American City & Country 01-04-2024
The federal government is investing $600 million to fund thousands of environmental justice projects through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking program. The investment will go to 11 grantmakers, each representing a specific EPA region. They are: Fordham University

New book delves into trolling, politics, and social media
The University of Winnipeg 01-09-2024
Dr. Paul Levinson, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University in New York City, and author of McLuhan in an Age of Social Media, described Dr. Hannan’s book as “A tour-de-force, essential analysis, and call to action of a book that becomes more relevant by the hour.”

The Issues Access To Justice Leaders Are Watching In 2024
Law360 01-05-2024
The NAACP argues the program is necessary to confront an access to counsel crisis in South Carolina, which has the smallest average number of civil legal aid attorneys for every 10,000 low-income people in the whole country, according to a ranking compiled by the National Center for Access to Justice at Fordham University.

Is This The End Of The Monroe Doctrine?
The Progressive Magazine 01-05-2024
“But what has not changed is a totally asymmetrical relationship [within the hemisphere],” Héctor Lindo-Fuentes, an emeritus professor of history at Fordham University in New York and co-host of the Spanish language podcast Centroamérica: el presente y sus pasados, tells The Progressive, “one that considers, specifically the countries of Central America, as a part of a sphere of influence [of the United States].”

FRESH Air: Fordham University’s Citizen Science Project Tackles Climate Change and Air Quality
BNN 01-08-2024
In an endeavor to address the complex implications of climate change, Fordham University has launched a pioneering citizen science initiative, the Fordham Regional Environmental Sensor for Healthy Air (FRESH Air).

Fordham University Clinches Narrow Victory Over George Washington in Triple-Overtime Thriller
BNN 01-06-2024
In a heart-stoppingly intense triple-overtime college basketball game, George Washington University (GW) experienced a narrow defeat against Fordham University, with the final score standing at 113-119.

Tom Suozzi: Democratic Candidate in New York’s Special Election Race
BNN 01-07-2024
Newsday reporters independently verified [Tom] Suozzi’s educational and professional background. His academia spans degrees from Boston College and Fordham University School of Law.

Federal grant to help foster environmental justice programs in territory
The Virgin Island Daily News 12-21-2023
Community-based groups in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico will benefit from a $50 million environmental justice grant program spearheaded by Fordham University that aims to bolster struggling areas across the United States, the university announced Wednesday.

Ciminelli Real Estate begins leadership transition to next generation
Buffalo News 01-05-2024
Born in Western New York, Kyle Ciminelli earned an undergraduate business degree from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and a master’s degree in real estate development and finance from New York University’s School of Professional Studies.

Fordham University Women’s Basketball Set to Take on VCU in Virginia
BVM Sports 01-09-2024
On Wednesday night, Fordham University women’s basketball heads to VCU for a meeting at the Stuart M. Seigel Center, with the game broadcasted live on ESPN+. Fordham holds a 7-5 lead in the all-time series against VCU and is coming off a loss to La Salle after securing their first conference victory against St. Bonaventure.

Exploring the Rich Tapestry of the Bronx: A Comprehensive City Guide
Hausion 01-08-2024
The Bronx is a mosaic of diverse neighborhoods, each with its own character and charm. From the bustling streets of Fordham to the serene landscapes of Riverdale, exploring the borough’s neighborhoods is an adventure in itself. Home to Fordham University and the iconic Fordham Road shopping district, this neighborhood is a vibrant blend of academic institutions, cultural attractions, and commercial enterprises.

CEO of Search Manipulator, Matthew Peters, Discusses How Reviews and Reputation Management Can Improve Your Online Presence
The Good Men Project 01-08-2024
He [Matt Peters] graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, which has made him savvy in business matters. Peters has appeared on Huffington Post, CBS Money Watch, and ESPN Radio’s Lunch N Learn, which has boosted Search Manipulator’s reputation.

Law & Order: SVU season 25 – Release date, cast and latest news
Radio Times 01-08-2024
Giddish starred as former detective Amanda Rollins, first appearing in season 13 and leaving the series in December 2022. Since then, Giddish returned for the SVU season 24 finale, where fans learnt that she is teaching criminal behavior at Fordham University but life is a lot less exciting now.

Bengal historians’ group continues to tell ‘real history’ to children
The Hindu 01-11-2024
“Various government schools have used these books in interesting ways. Not only that, even in undergraduate level courses (elective), these books are being used, the most recent example being a course called ‘Understanding Historical Change: South Asia’, at the Fordham University,” Dr. Sengupta said.

When do new seasons of ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Law & Order: SVU’ and ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ start?
Penn Live 01-09-2024
Giddish left the show in December 2022 for reasons that were never disclosed. It appeared that it was not her decision. She returned in the season 24 finale when it was revealed that she was teaching at Fordham University.

Linnea Haskin To Coordinate NY Food For NY Families Program In Chautauqua County
WFRA 01-10-2024
[Linnea] Haskin is a native of Frewsburg and has worked and volunteered in various capacities across the Chautauqua County food system. Following her graduation from Fordham University with a Master of Social Work, she worked with the Salvation Army to establish a food pantry program in Dunkirk, collaborating with a variety of community programs and services.

THE VOICES IN YOUR HEAD, Site-Specific Play By Grier Mathiot And Billy McEntee, Adds Seats And A Performance
Broadway World 01-08-2024
Christian Caro (Caleb, he/they) studied at Fordham University where he received a B.A. in Theatre Performance. Christian is also a singer/songwriter who performs his music under the stage name: Gray Caro.

MEDEA THE MUSICAL to be Presented At The Green Room 42 This Weekend
Broadway World 01-08-2024
Maria [Lagrange] is a New York City artist whose journey in theater began in high school with the Magis Theatre Company. A Fordham University graduate, she passionately embodies a variety of roles, spanning from classical to contemporary, across theater and film.

Bloomberg Radio: U.S. Cable – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
WBBR 01-11-2024
Of course, the highlight of his [Vince Chiozza] career: former sportscaster talk-show host at the famed WFUV radio station at Fordham University, which has launched so many legendary broadcasting careers, particularly in the sports biz.

The Wharton Business Daily: Serius XM – AUDIO AVAILABLE HERE
The Wharton Business Daily 01-11-2024
“I think what we are seeing right now in the market is a misalignment, if you will, because employers are trying to keep their cost down, and workers are trying to make ends meet. They are just trying to keep up with the increased cost of living,” said Giacomo Santangelo, senior lecturer of economics at Fordham University.

KCBS-AM (Radio): San Francisco, CA – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
KCBS-AM 01-10-2024
A first in the world if it happens: a federal judge has ruled that Alabama can perform an execution later this month using nitrogen gas. Fordham University professor Deborah Denno says support for the new method is rooted in what she calls unscientific research. “There’s literally no scientific or medical foundation for this method.”

WCBS 01-11-2024
Fordham Law School professor Deborah Denno: “This is a method. It’s never been used, as far as we know, anywhere else in the world.” Opponents say it would violate the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

News 12 Bronx: New York, NY – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
News 12 Bronx 01-04-2024
Students may be out on winter break here at Fordham University, but that’s the perfect time to start filling out your FAFSA. This helps determine how much federal aid you can get.

NFL Football 01-07-2024
It’s [Chase] Edmonds. He is out of Fordham University, alma mater of our producer Fred Morrison who has done such a terrific job all season.

KDKA 01-09-2024
Speaking at the International conference in cybersecurity at Fordham University, the director of cybersecurity, Rob Joyce, said the spy agency has seen both cyber criminals and hackers who worked for foreign intelligence agencies using these chatbots to seem like they are more native English speakers.

KDKA-AM (Radio) – Pittsburgh, PA – AUDIO UNAVAILABLE
KDKA 01-09-2024
A senior official at the national security agency was speaking at the International Conference on Cybersecurity at Fordham University, when the cybersecurity director, Rob Joyce, said the spy agency has seen both cyber criminals and hackers who worked for foreign intelligence using chatbots to seem more like native English speakers.

Anthony J. Alvarado, Former New York City Schools Chancellor, Dies at 81
The New York Times 01-05-2024
After graduating from Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx, Mr. Alvarado received a bachelor’s degree in English from Fordham University in 1960, followed by a master’s in the same subject, also from Fordham.


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