Cybersecurity researchers identified a suspected Iranian espionage campaign targeting aerospace, aviation and defense industries across the Middle East. Hackers targeted employees within the aviation and defense sectors with fake job offers for tech and defense-related positions.
The European competition regulator will examine a partnership between Microsoft and French artificial intelligence startup Mistral AI for potential anti-competitive effects. Microsoft announced Monday that it has entered a $16.3 million, multiyear partnership with the firm.
It pays to be nice, even to an inanimate chunk of code masquerading as a conversation partner, find Japanese researchers from Tokyo's Waseda University who investigated the performance of large language models under conditions ranging from rudeness to obsequiousness.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," Jeff Brown, CISO for the state of Connecticut, and Lester Godsey, CISO for Maricopa County, Arizona, join ISMG editors to discuss AI-related threats to election security, safeguarding against cyber and physical threats and coordinating efforts for complete security.
Microsegmentation is a fundamental concept in zero trust security, but CISOs should assess its feasibility before diving in. This is particularly true in a public cloud environment where there is no real network policy, said David Holmes, principal research analyst at Forrester.
Carbon Black won't be getting a new residence anytime soon after indications of interest in the organization fell short of Broadcom's expectations. The semiconductor giant had been looking to fetch $1 billion for the security firm - including debt - but offers at that dollar figure remained elusive.
In late 2023, the debut of ISO/IEC 42001 marked a major advance in AI standards, offering a systematic framework for AI management. Avani Desai of Schellman sees it as a "paradigm shift" that emphasizes managing AI-specific risks that are distinctly different from traditional concerns.
Nearly 1,000 artificial intelligence and technology experts globally have called for regulation around deepfakes to mitigate risks including fraud and political disinformation that could cause "mass confusion." The letter comes on the heels of a 400% spike in deepfake content in the past four years.
In the latest weekly update, Jeremy Grant of Venable LLP joins editors at ISMG to discuss the state of secure identity in 2024, the challenges in developing next-generation remote ID proofing systems, and the potential role generative AI can play in both compromising and protecting identities.
This week, FixedFloat lost $26 million in a hack, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority found illegal promotions of cryptocurrency, GoFundMe shuttered a Tornado Cash fundraiser, and an Australian cop allegedly stole $4 million worth of bitcoins.
In most organizations, the privacy team plays an important role in artificial intelligence implementation and governance. Tarun Samtani, DPO and privacy program director at International SOS, said privacy principles inherently align with the demand for responsible data use of AI technology.
Twenty technology giants including Google and Meta pledged Friday to combat the presence of artificially generated deepfake content meant to deceive voters as more than 4 billion people in more than 70 countries prepare for elections this year.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it's too easy for fraudsters to launch "child in trouble" and romance scams, so it has proposed rule-making that would give the agency new authority to sue in federal court any technology providers that facilitate impersonation fraud.
In the latest weekly update, four ISMG editors discussed the relatively low profile of cyberwarfare in recent international conflicts, the potential revival of a dormant HIPAA compliance audit program and the security implications of sovereign AI development.
Sophos announced Thursday that its CEO for the past 12 years, Kris Hagerman, has stepped down. Long-time Sophos executive Joe Levy, who has nearly three decades of experience in cybersecurity products and services, is the new president and acting CEO, "effective immediately."