Steve Katz, the world's first CISO, died Saturday night while under hospice care in Long Island, New York. He left a strong legacy - not just as a pioneer and trailblazer in cybersecurity leadership but also as a beloved colleague and mentor who generously shared his time and wisdom.
According to a recent pulse poll from ISACA on generative AI, only 6% of respondents' organizations are providing training to all staff on AI, and more than half - 54% - say that no AI training is provided at all, even to teams directly affected by AI.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss Sam Altman and OpenAI's brief leadership nightmare, the state of generative AI one year after the general release of ChatGPT, and how police nabbed a suspected ransomware group ringleader in Ukraine.
A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
It looks as if Carbon Black's days as part of Broadcom are numbered. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan told staff at newly acquired VMware in both an email and town hall meeting that he plans to "review strategic alternatives." The move comes just four years after VMware purchased Carbon Black for $2.1 billion.
This week, a KyberSwap hacker demanded total control, the U.S. Treasury called for additional tools to sanction crypto baddies, the Aerodrome and Velodrome DeFi platforms' front ends were hacked, a scam-as-a-service wallet drainer shut down, Indexed Finance thwarted hijacking attempts, and more.
As Congress weighs potential legislative and regulatory guardrails for the use of AI in healthcare, issues such as human oversight, privacy and security risk need close attention, said healthcare industry experts who testified during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.
In this era of extended digital transformation projects and emerging AI technologies, understanding the implications of technological advancement - and the risks that come with innovation - is increasingly critical for enterprise security, according to Sambasivan G, CFO at Tata Play.
The U.S. federal government Wednesday added cryptocurrency mixer Sinbad.io to a growing blacklist of virtual asset platforms under sanctions that prevent Americans from doing business with them. The FBI seized the Sinbad website in an international operation.
Nov. 30 marks the one-year public birthday of ChatGPT. Gartner's Avivah Litan shared insights on the current state and future of generative AI, as well as the potential market after-effects of the pre-Thanksgiving drama involving OpenAI, its board and fired/reinstated CEO Sam Altman.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Eyal Fisher discussed Sweet Security's Cloud Runtime Security Suite, which helps CISOS and security teams defend against all stages of a cyberattack by gathering data, generating insights, baselining the normal environment and looking for deviations.
In an effort to upstage Microsoft in the AI space, AWS CEO Adam Selipsky invited NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang and Dario Amodei, co-founder of Anthropic, to share the stage at AWS re:Invent 2023. Selipsky committed to integrating generative AI across AWS solutions and guardrails to secure customer data.
A vendor focused on fast-tracking government access to commercial software closed its Series B funding round to support more classified and regulated environments. The $40 million will allow Second Front Systems to support additional bespoke networks in the U.S. Defense and National Security space.
A directory service should be a "source of truth," said Justin Kohler, vice president of products at Spector Ops. But when users are overprivileged or misconfigurations occur, that creates attack hubs. Kohler discusses BloodHound, a solution he says is like Google Maps for Active Directory.
Nearly two dozen national cybersecurity organizations on Sunday urged AI developers to embrace "secure by design" and other preventive measures aimed at keeping hackers out from the mushrooming world of AI systems. The United Kingdom and United States spearheaded its development.