August 14, 2023

Hackers in Vegas take on AI


Journalist: Mohar Chatterjee

The industry is keenly aware of the growing attention these security-focused communities are receiving from the federal government when it comes to evaluating new technologies. “DEF CON and BlackHat have morphed pretty significantly over the years — from being something that was fairly fringe and maybe even frowned upon by law enforcement types to something that governments participate in a really significant way,” said Michael Sellitto, head of geopolitics and security policy at Anthropic, whose AI model was part of the red-teaming exercise.

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  • Michael Sellitto

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology & National Security Program, Head of Global Affairs, Anthropic

    Michael Sellitto is the Head of Global Affairs at Anthropic, an AI safety and research company. Prior to joining Anthropic, Michael was the founding Deputy Director of the Sta...