The Department of Defense has published guidance calling for the rapid and responsible deployment of artificial intelligence systems across its entire enterprise while emphasizing continuous experimentation, iterative feedback loops between experts and users and enhanced data and analytics programs.
Safeguarding unmonitored channels is imperative. Chris Lehman, CEO of SafeGuard Cyber, highlighted the challenges enterprises face. No matter how many training or awareness programs are in place, Lehman said, "humans are always going to be the biggest wild card in your security strategy."
The data protection regulator of European country Liechtenstein rolled out new data processing guidance for large language model-powered chatbots such as ChatGPT. The primary legal basis for compliance will be the consent and transparency clauses of the GDPR, the agency said.
Corporate boards of directors are now mandated to take stronger roles in enterprise cybersecurity. That can be both good news and concerning. David Homovich of Google Cloud tells how to turn board interest into a positive relationship to improve crisis communication and defenses.
The guilty verdicts returned by a jury against Sam Bankman-Fried confirmed that the one-time cryptocurrency wunderkind now stands as one of America's biggest fraudsters. His sentencing is scheduled for March 28, 2024. The statutory maximum sentences for his crimes total over 100 years in prison.
AI weaponization, zero days, 'we the people' attacks - these are among the threats projected for 2024 in Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs’ 2024 Threat Predictions. Derek Manky shares insight and analysis on what to expect to defend against in the New Year.
The U.K. summit on artificial intelligence was a venue for officials to tout their AI aspirations and for participants to stress benefits of the emerging technology. Participants lauded the U.K. government for bringing together stakeholders, a model that will be replicated in France and South Korea.
A software supply chain security startup led by a longtime Google Cloud engineer closed a Series B round to help protect more open-source software. Seattle-area Chainguard said it can secure approximately 80% of the open-source software existing customers run in their enterprise today.
Every week, ISMG rounds up cybersecurity incidents in digital assets. This week, Sam Bankman-Fried testified in his U.S. criminal trial, the United Kingdom issued further crypto regulation, U.S. federal law enforcement arrested SafeMoon executives, and Onyx and Unibot each fell victim to a hack.
As day one of the U.K. AI Safety Summit draws to an end, attendees said fears over losing control over AI systems is a future worry, although they appeared to agree that securing AI is a pressing topic for today. The summit is set to conclude on Thursday.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris called on artificial intelligence developers to ensure consumer privacy and security. "History will show that this was the moment when we had the opportunity to lay the groundwork for the future of AI," Harris said.
Splunk has executed its second round of layoffs since February, axing 7% of its workforce weeks after Cisco announced plans for a $28 billion acquisition. Splunk will reduce its 8,000-person staff by 7% or approximately 560 positions. Most of the jobs being cut are in the United States.
The U.S. government will set up a dedicated artificial intelligence safety institute to lead cooperation among the public and private sectors to develop secure AI systems, said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. Raimondo is in the United Kingdom for the AI Safety Summit.
A scientist claims to have developed an inexpensive system for using quantum computing to crack RSA, which is the world's most commonly used public key algorithm. If true, this would be a breakthrough that comes years before experts predicted. Now, they're asking for proof.
Risks tied to artificial intelligence are imminent and require systemic attention, the head of the British crime agency said Tuesday. Facial recognition and AI are the two latest technical developments where we need to continue working and essential that we get right," said Graeme Biggar.