"We're doing fine, but we're not OK." This was the opening comment from Michael Yehoshua, CMO of HolistiCyber, discussing the impact of the Israel-Hamas war. Yehoshua shared his insights about the conflict, its historic perspective and how his and other Israeli companies are focused on resilience.
Welcome to "Cyber Fail." In this ISMG program, our experts uncover fails so we can strengthen our defenses. In this episode, we take on deepfakes, hallucinating chatbots, the fate of humanity and why you should never put your trust in a ransomware gang.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," DXC Technology IT CISO and CyberEdBoard member Mike Baker and Chris Hughes, co-founder and CISO of Aquia, join ISMG editors to discuss benefits, challenges and misconceptions of adopting open-source software in modern code bases - plus best practices for securing them.
In the latest weekly update, editors at Information Security Media Group discuss the impact of the Israel-Hamas war on the threat landscape and the workforce, the role of the U.S. in shaping the future of AI technology, and highlights from ISMG's Financial Services Summit in New York.
Since deception technology provides early warning of potential attacks by tricking hackers into accessing fake information, can AI tools such as ChatGPT be used to create more convincing lures? That's a question Xavier Bellekens, CEO of Lupovis, put to the test - with promising results.
Arctic Wolf last week announced plans to buy SOAR platform provider Revelstoke in a move to boost Arctic Wolf's automated response capabilities and lay the groundwork for "deeply embedded" AI and machine learning. CEO Nick Schneider explained how the deal will benefit customers and drive innovation.
Each year, financial scams cost banks up to $400 million in losses. Despite heavy investments in anti-fraud technology, banks are struggling to protect customers. Bank impersonation scams continue to be the most widely used approach for duping banking customers, said CEO of a stealth startup and the former senior...
As organizations grapple with an increasingly complex digital landscape, CISOs and CIOs are faced with heightened executive liability. With the high-profile cases of CIO Carlos Abarca and CSO Joe Sullivan serving as stark examples, the message is clear - executives cannot afford to be complacent.
The use of artificial intelligence can profoundly improve operations and services across many industries, but the multifaceted relationship between AI and cybersecurity calls for new measures to address security, privacy and regulatory concerns through the right protocols and procedures.
It could be weeks or months before outsiders have a clear picture of the cyber dimension of the conflict between Hamas and Israel, a cyber expert said. "As some of these stories come out, as we will start to learn about what was actually targeted," said Rob T. Lee of the SANS Institute.
To truly be effective, CISOs must understand their organization's focus and culture. "In understanding the organization and its language, you understand what matters, and then by extension that will drive your security strategy and your security focus," said Helen Rabe, CISO at the BBC.
Regulators and prosecutors are signaling an increased interest in charging individuals such as CISOs with violating cybersecurity and privacy rules. Attorney Jonathan Armstrong of Cordery said the imperative for CISOs responding to security incidents is clear: Never go it alone.
In the latest weekly update, Ari Redbord, head of legal and government affairs at TRM Labs, joined ISMG editors to discuss: how Hamas is using crypto to finance operations, the latest illicit activities by North Korean actors, and how the trial of FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried could impact the industry.
As organizations face the constant threat of ransomware attacks, it's essential to understand the nature of this pervasive threat and how organizations can respond effectively, said Angus Clarke, vice president, BSO, Mastercard. The obvious answer is never pay a ransom - most of the time.
CISOs face significant stress on a regular basis in their critical roles to safeguard organizations against the evolving threat landscape. CISOs must build cybersecurity resilience across the enterprise to protect digital assets and operations, advised CISOs Milos Pesic and Don Gibson.