AI is critical to US national security. Intelligent systems find bad actors in terabytes of messy data and provide vital identity verification services at every critical point of entry, saving countless lives in the process. Now, the same AI technologies that have protected our geographic borders are now being deployed to our financial frontlines, serving as our economy’s first line of defense against criminal threats. With insightful, intuitive, and clear explanations of AI from seasoned technologists and defense experts, this presentation will illustrate some of the real ways AI is making the world a safer place.