Ethics as a Security Role
Artificial Intelligence (AI) will produce societal change, thus amongst the topics that developers, implementors and legislators for the domains that will use AIs have to look at are Ethics, Liability, Responsibility and Societal Integration. These are all elements of the social compass of human intelligence and it is reasonable to assume that AI also addresses these things. In designing AIs it is essential to place each of these characteristics in the learning process of both the AI designer and the AI itself. On the understanding that AI presents risk to the system it is proposed that the handling of Ethics in systems is addressed in the security domain to ensure that the risks arising from ethical decision making are addressed by well designed mitigation and containment processes. In addition it is proposed that mechanisms to manage ethics should be addressed in the standards domain.
KeywordsEthics Security Artificial Intelligence Machine learning
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