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.
Former wunderkinds Sam Bankman-Fried and Changpeng Zhao, torchbearers of a flailing crypto industry and now confirmed felons, may provoke the regulatory retrenchment that saves the industry from itself. But obstacles exist in the blockchain structure of cryptocurrency.
President Joe Biden's recent executive order for artificial intelligence encourages investment in AI while setting a vision for a regulatory framework to address issues involving AI technology safety, bias and other concerns in healthcare, said attorney Wendell Bartnick of the law firm Reed Smith.
In the latest weekly update, the former federal CISO, Grant Schneider, joins three editors at ISMG to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including advice for the next White House cyber director and liability concerns facing CISOs following SolarWinds and its CISO being accused of fraud.
Mobile apps are an indispensable part of digital business, but organizations often underestimate the security threats they pose. AppSealing Managing Director Govindraj Basatwar shared best practices for effective app shielding and factors to consider when selecting a mobile app security vendor.
This week's cryptocurrency hack roundup features hackers stealing $87 million from Heco, Kronos reporting $25 million stolen via an API breach, regulators filing charges against Kraken, and feds charging three people with stealing $10 million and seizing $9 million tied to a pig-butchering scam.
AI is being used "by everyone" these days, including by malicious nation-state actors, and that is raising the level of threats and risks facing hospitals and other healthcare entities, said John Riggi, national adviser for cybersecurity and risk at the American Hospital Association.
European electoral and cybersecurity authorities on Tuesday held a joint exercise assessing plans to hold an incident-free election, weeks after trading bloc cybersecurity agency ENISA said the election is at risk from deepfake images and videos.
The Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously to approve the use of civil investigative demands for investigations related to the use of artificial intelligence, after a White House executive order on AI tasked the commission with policing competition and protecting consumers.
Having a small board of directors composed largely of current employees left OpenAI with insufficient governance and oversight, creating the conditions for Sam Altman's firing. Technology or financial firms considering an investment in OpenAI should have demanded a more stable and competent board.
Emmett Shear's first move as OpenAI's third CEO in three days has been damage control with the AI firm's workers planning a mass exodus over the firing of CEO Sam Altman. But the course correction may be too little, too late as 95% of the staff is demanding that the board that fired Altman resigns.
Nearly a dozen critical vulnerabilities in the technical infrastructure that companies use to build artificial intelligence models could allow hackers to access the tools and use them as gateways into the systems in which they are housed. Several of the 15 disclosed vulnerabilities are not patched.
Sam Altman's abrupt exit from OpenAI has sent shockwaves rippling through Silicon Valley over this weekend, but of a variety very different than those that emanated from the recent collapses of FTX and SVB. Altman spent the last six years building a transformational technology.
Technology investors and executives are reeling from OpenAI's shocking firing of co-founder and CEO Sam Altman, though there's a chance the split may be short-lived. 'Whatever offense Altman committed, it would have to be tremendous for the board to make this move,' said Rain Capital's Chenxi Wang.