Security News

Brazil Halts Meta's AI Data Processing Amid Privacy Concerns
2024-07-04 06:58

Brazil's data protection authority, Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados (ANPD), has temporarily banned Meta from processing users' personal data to train the company's artificial intelligence...

The Emerging Role of AI in Open-Source Intelligence
2024-07-03 11:00

Recently the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) unveiled a new strategy for open-source intelligence (OSINT) and referred to OSINT as the “INT of first resort”. Public and...

Maintaining human oversight in AI-enhanced software development
2024-07-03 04:30

In this Help Net Security, Martin Reynolds, Field CTO at Harness, discusses how AI can enhance the security of software development and deployment. Increased reliance on AI-generated code introduces new risks, requiring human oversight and integrated security practices to ensure safe software delivery.

Upcoming Book on AI and Democracy
2024-07-02 18:11

If you've been reading my blog, you've noticed that I have written a lot about AI and democracy, mostly with my co-author Nathan Sanders. I am pleased to announce that we're writing a book on the topic.

'Skeleton Key' attack unlocks the worst of AI, says Microsoft
2024-06-28 06:38

Your profile can be used to present content that appears more relevant based on your possible interests, such as by adapting the order in which content is shown to you, so that it is even easier for you to find content that matches your interests. Content presented to you on this service can be based on your content personalisation profiles, which can reflect your activity on this or other services, possible interests and personal aspects.

Leveraging AI and automation for enhanced security operations
2024-06-28 04:00

In this Help Net Security interview, Michelle Weston, VP of Security & Resiliency at Kyndryl, discusses the key challenges in security operations and how to address them. How can AI and automation enhance the efficiency and accuracy of security operations?

AI Is Changing the Way Enterprises Look at Trust: Deloitte & SAP Weigh In
2024-06-27 19:41

We spoke to Deloitte's Michael Bondar, principal and enterprise trust leader, and Shardul Vikram, chief technology officer and head of data and AI at SAP Industries and CX, about how enterprises can maintain trust in the age of AI. Organizations benefit from trust. Organizations want to be trusted by their customers, but people involved in discussions of trust often hesitate when asked exactly what trust means, he said.

The Secrets of Hidden AI Training on Your Data
2024-06-27 11:40

While some SaaS threats are clear and visible, others are hidden in plain sight, both posing significant risks to your organization. Wing's research indicates that an astounding 99.7% of...

Prompt Injection Flaw in Vanna AI Exposes Databases to RCE Attacks
2024-06-27 10:04

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a high-severity security flaw in the Vanna.AI library that could be exploited to achieve remote code execution vulnerability via prompt injection...

Enterprises increasingly turn to cloud and AI for database management
2024-06-27 03:00

Across various tasks, from predictive analytics to code generation, organizations in all sectors are exploring how AI can add value and increase efficiency. In this Help Net Security video, Ryan Booz, PostgreSQL Advocate at Redgate, discusses the key findings of Redgate's State of the Database Landscape Report.