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The government shutdown has severely weakened cybersecurity in the US — MIT Technology Review

In a stalemate over how best to secure America’s southern border, the Trump administration has endangered the integrity of one of the country’s even more important frontiers, according to a post by Karen Hao.

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Mizuho, IBM develop AI system for banking error detection

Mizuho and IBM have collaborated to develop a proof of concept (PoC) system that utilizes watsonx, IBM's enterprise generative AI and data platform, to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of Mizuho's event detection operations.

Lumos raises $35M

San Francisco, CA-based access management platform provider Lumos has raised $35 million in Series B financing.

Aerodome raises $21.5M

Aerodome, a Los Angeles, CA-based company specializing in Drone-As-First-Responder (DFR) technology, has secured $21.5 million in a Series A funding round.

Uncle Sam to inject $50M into auto-patcher for hospital IT — The Register

The US government's Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) has pledged more than $50 million to fund the development of technology that aims to automate the process of securing hospital IT environments, writes Jessica Lyons in The Register.