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MY TAKE: Why email security desperately needs retooling in this post-Covid 19, GenAI era

The Last Watchdog

It’s a digital swindle as old as the internet itself, and yet, as the data tells us, the vast majority of security incidents are still rooted in the low-tech art of social engineering. Related: AI makes scam email look real Fresh evidence comes from Mimecast’s “The State of Email and Collaboration Security” 2024 report. The London-based supplier of email security technology, surveyed 1,100 information technology and cybersecurity professionals worldwide and found: •Human risk remains a

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XSS flaw in WordPress WP-Members Plugin can lead to script injection

Security Affairs

A cross-site scripting vulnerability (XXS) in the WordPress WP-Members Membership plugin can lead to malicious script injection. Researchers from Defiant’s Wordfence research team disclosed a cross-site scripting vulnerability (XXS) in the WordPress WP-Members Membership plugin that can lead to malicious script injection. The Unauthenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability was reported to Wordfence by the WordPress developer Webbernaut as part of the company Bug Bounty Extravaganza.

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xz Utils Backdoor

Schneier on Security

The cybersecurity world got really lucky last week. An intentionally placed backdoor in xz Utils, an open-source compression utility, was pretty much accidentally discovered by a Microsoft engineer—weeks before it would have been incorporated into both Debian and Red Hat Linux. From ArsTehnica : Malicious code added to xz Utils versions 5.6.0 and 5.6.1 modified the way the software functions.

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PandaBuy data breach allegedly impacted over 1.3 million customers

Security Affairs

Threat actors claimed the hack of the PandaBuy online shopping platform and leaked data belonging to more than 1.3 million customers. At least two threat actors claimed the hack of the PandaBuy online shopping platform and leaked data of more than 1.3 million customers on a cybercrime forum. The member of the BreachForums ‘Sanggiero’ announced the leak of data allegedly stolen by exploiting several critical vulnerabilities in Pandabuy’s platform and API.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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Declassified NSA Newsletters

Schneier on Security

Through a 2010 FOIA request (yes, it took that long), we have copies of the NSA’s KRYPTOS Society Newsletter, “ Tales of the Krypt ,” from 1994 to 2003. There are many interesting things in the 800 pages of newsletter. There are many redactions. And a 1994 review of Applied Cryptography by redacted : Applied Cryptography, for those who don’t read the internet news, is a book written by Bruce Schneier last year.

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The XZ Backdoor: Everything You Need to Know

WIRED Threat Level

Details are starting to emerge about a stunning supply chain attack that sent the open source software community reeling.

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Google agreed to erase billions of browser records to settle a class action lawsuit

Security Affairs

Google is going to delete data records related to the ‘Incognito Mode’ browsing activity to settle a class action lawsuit. Google has agreed to delete billions of data records related to users’ browsing activities in ‘Incognito Mode’ to settle a class action lawsuit. The class action, filed in 2020 by law firm Boies Schiller Flexner, accuses the company of collecting user browsing data without their knowledge or explicit consent.

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Navigating the Intersection of AI and Financial Risk: A Proactive Approach

OpenText Information Management

In the ever-evolving realm of cybersecurity, organizations find themselves at the forefront of a dynamic landscape. As new technologies emerge, so do the financial risks associated with their adoption. Among these technologies, GenAI stands out as a powerful force, seamlessly integrating into business operations while simultaneously exposing organizations to unprecedented opportunities and vulnerabilities.

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The winning combination for real-time insights: Messaging and event-driven architecture

IBM Big Data Hub

In today’s fast-paced digital economy, businesses are fighting to stay ahead and devise new ways to streamline operations, enhance responsiveness and work with real-time insights. We are now in an era defined by being proactive, rather than reactive. In order to stay ahead, businesses need to enable proactive decision making—and this stems from building an IT infrastructure that provides the foundation for the availability of real-time data.

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How and Why Should You Be Tracking Geopolitical Risk?

Geopolitical risk is now at the top of the agenda for CEOs. But tracking it can be difficult. The world is more interconnected than ever, whether in terms of economics and supply chains or technology and communication. Geopolitically, however, it is becoming increasingly fragmented – threatening the operations, financial well-being, and security of globally connected companies.

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April in Paris: OpenText World Europe 2024

OpenText Information Management

Our final stop for OpenText World Europe 2024 is in Paris, France on April 18—don’t miss this opportunity to take flight with AI. The event brings together global thought leaders and regional experts for an unforgettable, event-packed experience that demonstrates how AI can be a force multiplier for human potential. Hosted at the Maison de la Chimie, this complimentary day-long event is the final stop on a three-city tour and will give you the singular opportunity to hear, see, and explore what’

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Cloud Storage Solutions for Small Businesses

Record Nations

What are the best cloud storage solutions for small businesses? Small businesses have unique needs for their document management. Unlike larger organizations, small businesses do not necessarily have extensive resources, time, storage, or money to spend on developing a comprehensive records management plan. Record Nations has resources for small business owners to find the most.

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OpenText reimagines work with smarter information at Google Cloud Next ‘24 

OpenText Information Management

Great AI starts with great information management The Cognitive Era is upon us, with 92% of U.S. businesses set to implement AI into their operations by 2025 and OpenText is fully embracing this technological shift. Recognizing that great AI starts with great information management, OpenText™ is actively collaborating with industry leaders like Google Cloud to make the integration of AI more seamless and accessible.

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CyberheistNews Vol 14 #14 [SCARY] Research Shows Weaponized GenAI Worm That Gets Distributed Via A Zero Click Phishing Email

KnowBe4

[SCARY] Research Shows Weaponized GenAI Worm That Gets Distributed Via A Zero Click Phishing Email

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7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

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Hybrid Meeting: Navigating the Future with AI in Legal Information Governance on April 9th, 2024 at 11am Central via ARMA Chicago

IG Guru

How It Works Register for the meeting on ARMA Chicago site => [link] Select the “Dial-in” ticket. Pay your fee: $10 for ARMA members; $20 for non-members. Before the meeting, ARMA Chicago will email you a link to the Zoom session. On the day of the meeting, log into Zoom before the start of the […] The post Hybrid Meeting: Navigating the Future with AI in Legal Information Governance on April 9th, 2024 at 11am Central via ARMA Chicago first appeared on IG GURU.

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HID Connects Podcast S2E5 — PKI: What Do These Three Letters Mean for Internet Security?

HID Global

In this podcast episode, we take a deep dive into how public key infrastructure (PKI) impacts internet security by protecting sensitive data.

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Revolutionizing healthcare: Navigating the opportunities and challenges of AI integration

CGI

Governments around the globe are issuing rules and frameworks for responsible artificial intelligence (AI) development and deployment. In the U.S., the landmark Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence underscores the imperative to ensure the safety and security of AI systems, emphasizing the importance of building trust in these technologies.

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Resourcing Your Public Records/FOIA Requests Response with a Lean Team

eDiscovery Daily

This is the third blog post in a series on streamlining public records request response. By Rick Clark When it comes to managing FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) and similar public records requests, resourcing your team effectively is crucial. Even with a small team, you can achieve a lot by appointing an expert internally and implementing a few key strategies.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.