Chinese threat actors are continuing to persist after exploiting the recent Ivanti Connect Secure VPN vulnerability even after factory resets, system upgrades and patches. The threat actor, UNC5325, is adept at "living off the land" techniques, warned threat intelligence firm Mandiant.
Has the U.S. created the wrong war machine? Developing and deploying advanced military technologies involves balancing the desire to improve national security with the need to navigate the ethical, strategic and existential challenges these technologies present.
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.
The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is intended to help EU financial sector organizations improve their resilience against cyberattacks. Overall, DORA places a key focus on securing information and communication technology (ICT). The act applies not only to financial firms, but also to third parties that...
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.
Security leaders from a wide range of industries explored the latest cybersecurity trends and issues -including Web 4.0, generative AI, automation, data protection and regulatory compliance - at ISMG's DynamicCISO Excellence Awards and Conference 2024 in Mumbai.
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.