A data security startup led by a Microsoft and Google veteran and backed by Samsung and CrowdStrike could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks. The company is in advanced talks to buy data security posture management startup Dig Security for between $300 million and $400 million.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra AI, discusses ways that discriminative AI technology can filter out all of the noise from the massive volume of alerts from a portfolio of cybersecurity tools.
Protect AI bought one of the world's largest certified naming authorities to create a bug bounty platform focused exclusively on AI and ML open-source software. The acquisition will allow customers to discover exploits in the AI or ML supply chain weeks before they're publicly revealed.
Organizations struggle with governing the data that goes into and informs large language models since it's in documents rather than spreadsheets or SQL databases, said BigID CEO Dimitri Sirota. Companies need a more effective governance framework for managing unstructured data, Sirota said.
The shifting of information to data warehouses such as Snowflake and Databricks has created oversight challenges around access and ownership, said Immuta CEO Matthew Carroll. Customers should be able to scan and analyze where their cloud data lives and identify and fix flaws or abnormalities.
Cybercriminals may be using a generative AI tool called WormGPT to create convincing phishing emails to support business email compromise attacks. A new survey shows that 1 in 5 people fall for the fake, AI-generated emails, according to cybersecurity researchers.
Generative AI is growing rapidly as organizations seek ways to transform human tasks. With the ability to process and analyze large volumes of data in real time, AI can empower defenders to detect and respond to threats more effectively, said John Giamatteo, cybersecurity president at BlackBerry.
Hackers use generative AI to churn out code that exploits vulnerabilities, while defenders use it to get more context around flaws discovered in their ecosystem, said CEO Amit Yoran. Tenable uses generative AI to spot and prioritize all the instances of MOVEit in a customer's environment.
Organizations need to adopt a creative approach when building policies around the legal, commercial and reputational risks raised by generative AI tools - such as with privacy, consumer protection and contractual obligations, said legal expert Anna King of Markel.
A startup founded by longtime Israeli Military Intelligence leaders landed Series B funding to support the cloud and on-premises data protection needs of hybrid organizations. The $100 million will help Cyera expand and broaden its offering to cover more pain points enterprises are experiencing.
Sumo Logic has axed 8% of its workforce less than a month after Francisco Partners paid $1.7 billion to take the data analytics vendor private. The company told California's Economic Development Department on June 7 that it would lay off 79 staff at its Silicon Valley headquarters the following day.
Despite the beating new publicly traded security companies have taken during the economic downturn, Rubrik is looking to test its luck in the public market. Reuters reported Monday the firm is working with Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Citigroup in preparation for an IPO that could take place in 2024.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Rodrigo Liang of SambaNova Systems discusses what he calls "the fastest industrial revolution we've seen." The topic, of course, is generative artificial intelligence, and Liang considers whether businesses should embrace it or hold back.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Chen Burshan and Amir Shachar of Skyhawk Security discuss how they integrated generative AI into their threat detection process and significantly increased the speed and lowered the costs of detecting breaches based by focusing on anomalous activity.
IBM has bought a startup founded by a longtime security leader in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office to ensure personal identifiable information isn't left unprotected. The deal will ensure sensitive data isn't exposed in public cloud data stores or SaaS apps like Slack, SharePoint or Office 365.