Italian regulators announced Friday an effective ban on ChatGPT after determining that artificial intelligence firm OpenAI likely engaged in a massive illegal collection of personal data. The agency gave OpenAI until April 19 to address its concerns or potentially face fines.
A slew of top tech executives and artificial intelligence researchers called for a minimum half-year pause on advanced artificial intelligence systems. Tech giants already have fallen into a race to see who can be the quickest to incorporate AI into their products.
A now-patched bug that caused OpenAI to take down the ChatGPT chatbot for nine hours on Monday also revealed the last four digits of payment cards, the company disclosed Friday. One user said he saw the history of another account including the topics "phobia of rats" and "sexist music video clips."
Technologists were quick to point out that popular AI-based chatbot, ChatGPT, could lower the bar for attackers in phishing campaigns and even write malware code, but Cato Networks' Etay Maor advises taking these predictions "with a grain of salt" and explores the pros and cons of ChatGPT.
The Biden administration has unveiled its new national cybersecurity strategy, detailing top challenges facing the U.S. and plans for addressing them. Goals include minimum security requirements for critical infrastructure sector organizations and liability for poor software development practices.
With signs pointing to a global economic downturn, cybersecurity organizations are already thinking about managing budgets and doing more than less. Four CISOs share a wide range of belt-tightening tips, from putting the squeeze on your vendors and suppliers to training and hiring from within.
Embedding OpenAI technology in Microsoft Bing will help both hackers and cyber defenders. The AI tool could make it easier for hackers to drive traffic to malicious sites, avoid search engine blocking and distribute malware, but it could also help security teams with code analysis and threat intel.
Will large language models such as ChatGPT take cybercrime to new heights? Researchers say AI for malicious use so far remains a novelty rather than a useful and reliable cybercrime tool. But as AI capabilities and chatbots improve, the cybersecurity writing is on the wall.
The revolution ChatGPT drove in the consumer market has prompted enterprises to more closely examine how AI can help safeguard data, says Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora. The demands from AI in the enterprise are far more exacting, as firms insist AI be clean, comprehensive and in real time.
Darktrace has brought in Ernst & Young to review the cybersecurity AI vendor's financial process and controls following bombshell allegations from short seller Quintessential Capital Management. The review comes weeks after QCM claimed that Darktrace overstated its sales, margins and growth rates.
Airbus has made a formal offer to purchase a 29.9% stake in Atos' $4.8 billion Evidian cybersecurity, big data and digital business. Atos says it will initiate negotiations focused on both Airbus' offer and a long-term strategic and technological partnership between the two organizations.
With the advent of ChatGPT, the topic of artificial intelligence is gathering momentum. The question on everyone's mind is, "How can the cybersecurity community leverage AI to predict and detect attacks?" Three experts discuss the various challenges and opportunities of AI.
Cybercriminals found a way to circumvent OpenAI's prohibition on using its natural language artificial intelligence model for malicious purposes, say researchers who already spotted low-level hackers using the firm's ChatGPT chatbot for a machine-learning assist in creating malicious scripts.
The complexities and lengthy processes involved in creating and deploying an artificial intelligence algorithm often act as roadblocks that keep cyber defenders from moving quickly against the attackers, says Dr. Jassim Haji, president of the International Group of Artificial Intelligence.
The aim of AI in EDR solutions is to streamline the process to ensure humans are able to consume and understand the data in order to respond well, says Serge Woon, worldwide tech sales leader and co-founder at ReaQta, part of IBM. In this roundtable preview, he explains why AI is so crucial to EDR.