Generative AI can detect malicious behavior undetectable by traditional forms of AI such as adversaries stealing sensitive data by sticking it in images, said Netskope CEO Sanjay Beri. Netskope has over 50 machine-learning models in production and has debuted AI-based DLP and threat detection tools.
OpenText acquired several cyber companies in recent years to protect sensitive information and data everywhere from consumer to large enterprise environments, said EVP Prentiss Donohue. The Micro Focus buy shored up OpenText's offerings around application and data security and identity management.
Financial institutions globally have invested heavily in anti-financial crimes strategies and tools that report potential risk to regulatory authorities. But so have their adversaries. David Stewart and Keith Swanson discuss how institutions are using AI/ML to create more effective fraud defenses.
Authorities are sounding the alarm about double-extortion attacks against healthcare and public health sector organizations by a relatively new ransomware-as-a-service group, Rhysida, which until recently had mainly focused on entities in other industries.
ServiceNow wants to apply generative AI to its knowledge around how customer environments are configured to help organizations harden their digital attack surface. Security product leader Lou Fiorello said ServiceNow will use generative AI to leverage its presence across the entire enterprise.
Ten Eleven Ventures' Alex Doll sees privacy and device management as the hottest areas for security startups and cloud companies as "coming from behind." Advancements in privacy-enhanced technologies have allowed for searchable encryption, meaning that entire databases can be locked down.
New CEO Scott Harrell wants Infoblox to evolve from classic networking DNS management to bringing networking and security together in ways that optimize protection and efficiency. DNS serves as a building block for security since it is universal across large client devices and small mobile phones.
ISMG's roundup of digital assets-related cybersecurity incidents includes Kenya, France and Germany's probe into WorldCoin; July security incidents; Curve Finance and LeetSwap theft; the crypto amendment in the NDAA; and India's lack of crypto regulation.
A finalist in RSA Conference's prestigious Innovation Sandbox contest completed its first major funding round to extend its capabilities from code security to pipeline security. Endor Labs got $70 million to move beyond protecting open-source software and get into locking down the CI/CD pipeline.
How much of a risk do hacktivists pose? Hacktivism's heyday was arguably a decade ago. While activists do keep using chaotic online attacks to loudly promote their cause, they're tough to distinguish from fake operations run by governments, including Russia and Iran.
Real-time protection against API attacks is nonnegotiable for the protection of any web application or digital service that relies on application programming interfaces. Here are some of the most common types of API attacks and strategies for protecting against them in real time.
Shadow APIs are up 900%, and API business logic abuse attacks have come to the forefront and are demanding both discovery and defensive measures from cybersecurity organizations, said James Sherlow, director of solution engineering in EMEA at Cequence Security.
According to Expel's Q1 2023 Quarterly Threat Report, criminals are exploiting 1- to 2-year-old vulnerabilities. This suggests organizations don’t know which vulnerabilities pose the biggest threats to their environments, said Andrew Hoyt, Expel's director of solution architecture.
Generative AI offers productivity gains, but if deployed without due security precautions, it can also open up the organization to new cybersecurity threats. Rodman Ramezanian discusses the pros and cons of different approaches to exploit generative AI safely from a cybersecurity perspective.
Employees need technology that is easy to use and free of errors and that directs them to appropriate cybersecurity guidance when they have questions. Basically, they need technology that helps them to help themselves work more securely, said university professor Steve Furnell.