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Framing the Risk Management Framework: Actionable Instructions by NIST in their “Manage” Section

use of A.I. systems. The core of the framework are recommendations divided into four overarching functions: (1) Govern, which covers overarching policy decisions and organizational culture around A.I. development; (2) Map, which covers efforts to contextualize A.I. risks and potential benefits; (3) Measure, which covers efforts to assess and quantify A.I. risks; and (4) Manage, which covers the active steps an organization should take to mitigate risks and prioritize elements of trustworthy A.I. systems.

March 30, 2023 Ben Winters, Senior Counsel and Grant Fergusson, Equal Justice Works Fellow
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AI Assurance Policies: A Discussion with NTIA’s Alan Davidson

EPIC Senior Counsel Ben Winters EPIC Senior Counsel Ben Winters will join a panel discussion hosted by the University of Pittsburgh about trustworthy AI.

11 Apr. 12:00 PM EDT

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Screened and Scored in D.C.

EPIC spent 14 months investigating the D.C. government’s use of automated decision-making systems. This report aims to shed light by providing as comprehensive a view as possible of the many automated decision-making systems that shape the course of District residents’ lives.

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