Security News

Leveraging AI and automation to identify sensitive data at scale
2021-09-22 05:30

In this interview with Help Net Security, Apoorv Agarwal, CEO at Text IQ, talks about the risk of unstructured data for organizations and the opportunity to leverage AI and automation to identify sensitive data at scale. Ideally, organizations should have a handle on where sensitive information is sitting in their data.

Managing change in AI: Don't forget about your staff's needs and abilities
2021-09-21 13:19

Consider re-skilling to meet the company's needs as well as the employees'. How many times have you heard a manager respond to employees about organizational change with the words, "It just made sense"? To workers who are adversely impacted by the change, it might not make sense at all.

Data and AI professionals prioritize learning new skills amid labor shortage
2021-09-17 03:30

Overall, data and AI professionals have a clear desire to learn, with 91% of those surveyed reporting that they're interested in learning new skills or improving existing skills. The survey revealed that one-third of professionals have dedicated more than 100 hours to training and development, which ultimately led to an average salary increase of $11,000.

The age of AI-powered devices at the edge
2021-09-07 04:30

From factory machinery that can analyze its sensor data for predictive maintenance, to driverless cars that can collect and process real-time traffic data without the cloud, the fast-approaching age of smart devices at the edge promises plenty for users and businesses. Let's dive deeper into the age of AI-powered devices at the edge and what it means for cybersecurity.

US officials, experts fear China ransacked Exchange servers for data to train AI systems
2021-08-31 19:23

The massive attack on Microsoft Exchange servers in March may have been China harvesting information to train AI systems, according to US government officials and computer-security experts who talked to NPR. The plundering of these Exchange systems was attributed to Chinese government cyber-spies known as Hafnium; Beijing denied any involvement. It's said the crew exploited four zero-days in Redmond's mail software in a chain to hijack the servers and siphon off data.

Android 12 adds AI and machine learning with Private Compute Core but keeps your data secure
2021-08-31 14:33

Figure A. Outside of the features Private Compute Core will bring to your device, one of the more important things it does is store data separate from all apps and services, while making that data available to the operating system when required. With Private Compute Core at work, that data is processed within its own sandbox, away from everything else, and then the captions are presented for your viewing.

Aviotec adds AI algorithms to its firmware to ensure reliability for sheltered outdoor areas
2021-08-19 00:30

Aviotec's new firmware version 7.81 comprises AI algorithms which can now detect fire and smoke in changing weather and light conditions. The AI algorithms have been developed further to ensure reliability for sheltered outdoor areas.

BCB Group chooses Napier’s AI-enhanced solutions to flag any suspicious activity
2021-08-17 23:35

BCB Group will use Napier's Transaction Screening and Transaction Monitoring tools to flag any suspicious activity as it happens, and to support its ongoing commitment to leading the way with anti-money laundering compliance in the UK crypto market. BCB Group became the first crypto-focused company to be regulated as an Authorised Payments Institution by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and provides an end-to-end suite of payment processing, cryptocurrency trading, foreign exchange and custody services.

Using AI to Scale Spear Phishing
2021-08-13 11:16

The problem with spear phishing it that it takes time and creativity to create individualized enticing phishing emails. Researchers are using GPT-3 to attempt to solve that problem: The...

Stellar Cyber partners with BlackBerry to offer AI-powered security solutions for enterprises and MSSPs
2021-08-02 23:45

Stellar Cyber announced that it has partnered with BlackBerry to accelerate adoption of AI-powered security solutions for enterprises and managed security service providers. Both companies are pioneers in using AI and machine learning to eliminate signatures and manual scripts from security solutions, and they are going to market together as a catalyst for AI-based security adoption worldwide by offering an integrated solution that combines BlackBerry's prevention-first AI-driven Unified Endpoint Security offerings with Stellar Cyber's security operations platform.