Article Out Loud - Nation-State Activity in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing

Full article by Margaret (Margie) Graves, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, February 28, 2024.

In this featured article, a senior fellow with the IBM Center for The Business of Government describes the benefits and challenges as nation states race to harness the power of artificial intelligence and quantum computing. As many countries find new ways to leverage these technologies for the public good, some are leveraging them for geopolitical influence, cyberattacks, and other nefarious reasons.

Listen to expert insights on what measures could protect against threats as these technologies continue to evolve.

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Margaret (Margie) Graves

Margaret (Margie) Graves is a senior fellow with the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the IBM Partner for Digital Transformation Strategy. She serves as a senior advisor to IBM’s Federal Services practice and is a member of IBM’s Former Government Executives Council. As the former federal deputy chief information officer, she led the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer efforts to drive value, deliver digital services, protect federal IT assets through cybersecurity, and develop the technology workforce. Before her role as federal deputy chief information officer (CIO), Margie served as the deputy CIO at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, overseeing an IT portfolio of $5.4 billion in programs. Margie also has held numerous leadership positions in nonprofit organizations, including the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), the National Academy of Public Administration, and the Partnership for Public Service. She also serves on the Board of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Margie’s private-sector experience in the management consulting industry has included holding executive positions and performing consulting engagements for clients. She holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Virginia.



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