Lack of AI guidance causing problems for UK employees

26/02/2024 | IT Pro

New research by Veritas has found that almost 40% of UK businesses are failing to provide employees with any guidance on how to use artificial intelligence (AI) tools, leading to some dangerous behaviours. The research also indicates around 50% of UK office workers use generative AI at least once a week and 20% every day. A further 50% of employees believe there should be mandatory policies on generative AI use in the workplace, while 85% are calling for legislation to be put in place. The study also found that 40% of UK employees have inputted sensitive information into a public generative AI tool and that a further 60% are unaware that this could result in sensitive information being leaked outside the corporate walls, leading to a violation of data protection regulations.

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