Samsung Staff Banned From ChatGPT-like AI Tools
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Samsung Staff Banned From ChatGPT-like AI Tools

written by John Murphy | May 2, 2023

According to recent news, the ban in the company stopped Samsung employees From ChatGPT on all of Samsung’s owned internal networks and devices.

Samsung is the latest organization to take a position against emerging generative artificial intelligence tools. It penetrates major global industries rapidly.

Key Takeaways:

  • Samsung has banned its employees from accessing generative AI tools on its internal networks and devices due to security concerns.
  • The ban is temporary until security measures are developed.
  • Samsung employees are not allowed to submit company information when using AI tools, and disciplinary action includes termination of employment.
  • A majority of respondents in an internal survey by Samsung believe that AI tools pose a security risk.
  • Other companies like Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup have also banned the use of AI tools.

Crypto Pam took to Twitter and made an announcement that due to security risks; Samsung bans the use of AI tools among employees. This ban is temporarily in place until developing security measures.

On 2 May, the company banned the use of generative AI tools among its staff. According to the Bloomberg report. This new policy comes after the upload of sensitive code by the Samsung staff to the platform.

Moreover, Samsung stated the growing interest in the AI platform and increased security risks to staff. The internal memo demonstrated the concern regarding the data transfer to the AI platform. Also, it highlighted its possibility of storing on an external server with little control to erase or retrieve.

HQ is reviewing security precautions to develop a secure environment for using generative AI tools safely. Additionally, it improves employees’ efficiency and productivity.

Evermonies took to Twitter and made an announcement that employees of Samsung cannot assess generative AI tools on company internal networks or property.

However, it continued that the company is temporarily restricting the use of AI tools until such measures are in place. This involves the ban on using AI tools on Samsung’s tablets, computers, Internet networks, and phones.

Additionally, the employee using the AI tool cannot submit company information or any other risk. The disciplinary action involves the termination of employment.

Regarding generative AI tools, Samsung conducted an internal survey in April. According to the survey, 65% of the respondents believe that AI tool poses a security risk.

Samsung Staff Banned From ChatGPT
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Samsung is not the only main company that increased concern about emerging technology. Other firms like Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and JPMorgan have also banned the use of AI tools like ChatGPT since the beginning of the year.

Nifinity Labs took to Twitter and made an announcement about the prevention of Samsung employees from accessing generative AI tools. This prevention is due to the countrywide ban on Samsung’s internal networks and devices.

However, many of these companies are in the process of initiating their own AI tools. JPMorgan established a tool based on ChatGPT that analyzes the Federal Reserve statement to decipher trading signals. Samsung is also working on developing an AI tool for summarizing and translating documents.