Wed.Nov 29, 2023

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ChatGPT Turns One - and the Future of Generative AI

Data Breach Today

Gartner's Avivah Litan on Impact of OpenAI Drama and State of Gen AI Nov. 30 marks the one-year public birthday of ChatGPT. Gartner's Avivah Litan shared insights on the current state and future of generative AI, as well as the potential market after-effects of the pre-Thanksgiving drama involving OpenAI, its board and fired/reinstated CEO Sam Altman.

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Public AI: Bad. Internal AI: Good. With Information Governance: Great!

Weissman's World

We’ve talked a lot about the perils of using generative AI, which while improving is still prone to making stuff up and exposes our data to privacy problems if used as engine fodder. But I don’t know that I’ve properly distinguished between the “bad” public technologies and the possible “good” of those installed internally –… Read More » Public AI: Bad.

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Demystifying Vulnerability Management: Cutting Through the Noise

Data Breach Today

Vulnerability Management is a well-known cybersecurity essential. However the lines have blurred over the years regarding which vital practices fall under the VM classification.

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News alert: Kiteworks forecast lays out risk predictions, strategies for sensitive content in 2024

The Last Watchdog

San Mateo, Calif., November 29, 2023 – Kiteworks , which delivers data privacy and compliance for sensitive content communications through its Private Content Network (PCN), released today its Sensitive Content Communications 2024 Forecast Report. The report outlines 12 predictions and strategies to help IT, security, risk management, and compliance leaders tackle data privacy and cyber-risk challenges for the coming year.

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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.

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Attackers Actively Target Critical ownCloud Vulnerability

Data Breach Today

Content Collaboration Platform Sent Updates and Alert Directly to Users Last Month Security researchers say attackers are actively attempting to exploit a critical vulnerability in unpatched ownCloud implementations, which they can use to steal credentials and other secret information. Last month, ownCloud said it had sent all users a security alert and updates to fix the flaws.

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Okta Says Hacker Stole Every Customer Support User's Details

Data Breach Today

Beware Phishing and Social Engineering Attacks Targeting Passwords, Vendor Warns Identity and authentication giant Okta said the attacker behind its September data breach stole usernames and contact details for all users of its primary customer support system, and warned customers to beware potential follow-on phishing and social engineering attacks.

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Google addressed the sixth Chrome Zero-Day vulnerability in 2023

Security Affairs

Google released security updates to address a new actively exploited zero-day vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-6345, in the Chrome browser. Google on Wednesday released security updates to address a new actively exploited zero-day, tracked as CVE-2023-6345, in the Chrome browser. The CVE-2023-5217 is a high-severity integer overflow in Skia. Skia is an open-source 2D graphics library that provides common APIs that work across a variety of hardware and software platforms.

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US House Members Eye Potential Regulations in Healthcare AI

Data Breach Today

Industry Experts Share Concerns Over Misuse, Privacy and Security With Committee As Congress weighs potential legislative and regulatory guardrails for the use of AI in healthcare, issues such as human oversight, privacy and security risk need close attention, said healthcare industry experts who testified during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.

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Breaking Laptop Fingerprint Sensors

Schneier on Security

They’re not that good : Security researchers Jesse D’Aguanno and Timo Teräs write that, with varying degrees of reverse-engineering and using some external hardware, they were able to fool the Goodix fingerprint sensor in a Dell Inspiron 15, the Synaptic sensor in a Lenovo ThinkPad T14, and the ELAN sensor in one of Microsoft’s own Surface Pro Type Covers.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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US Sanctions, Seizes Sinbad Cryptomixer

Data Breach Today

Sinbad Was the 'Preferred Mixing Service' of North Korean Hackers The U.S. federal government Wednesday added cryptocurrency mixer Sinbad.io to a growing blacklist of virtual asset platforms under sanctions that prevent Americans from doing business with them. The FBI seized the Sinbad website in an international operation.

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Biden’s AI Order and the Implications for Employers

Hunton Privacy

As reported on Hunton’s Employment & Labor Perspectives blog, on October 30, 2023, President Biden issued a wide-ranging Executive Order to address the development of artificial intelligence (“AI”) in the United States. Entitled the Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence (the “Executive Order”), the Executive Order seeks to address both the “myriad benefits” as well as what it calls the “substantial risks” that AI poses to the coun

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Experts Urge Congress to Establish Clear SBOM Guidance

Data Breach Today

Federal Agencies Lack Comprehensive Guidelines For Developing SBOMs, Experts Say Procurement experts testified to the House subcommittee on cybersecurity, information technology and government innovation Wednesday that government requirements leave too many unanswered questions and ambiguities for federal agencies when it comes to implementing SBOMs.

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OpenAI’s Custom Chatbots Are Leaking Their Secrets

WIRED Threat Level

Released earlier this month, OpenAI’s GPTs let anyone create custom chatbots. But some of the data they’re built on is easily exposed.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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Stopping Cloud Workload Attacks

Data Breach Today

In this episode of "Cybersecurity Insights," Eyal Fisher discussed Sweet Security's Cloud Runtime Security Suite, which helps CISOS and security teams defend against all stages of a cyberattack by gathering data, generating insights, baselining the normal environment and looking for deviations.

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Thousands of secrets lurk in app images on Docker Hub

Security Affairs

Thousands of secrets have been left exposed on Docker Hub, a platform where web developers collaborate on their code for web applications. While some are harmless API keys, others could lead to unauthorized access, data breaches, or identity theft, the latest Cybernews research reveals. The Docker Hub store has at least 5,493 container images that contain secrets and could be considered as exposing sensitive information.

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BlueVoyant Raises $140M, Buys Resilience Firm Conquest Cyber

Data Breach Today

Deal Will Expand BlueVoyant's Footprint in US Government, Defense Industrial Base BlueVoyant purchased a risk management vendor led by an Army veteran to expand its SaaS footprint with U.S. government and defense industrial organizations. Buying Conquest Cyber will allow BlueVoyant to provide cyber risk maturity and compliance assessments to both federal and commercial customers.

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Okta reveals additional attackers’ activities in October 2023 Breach

Security Affairs

Cloud identity and access management solutions provider Okta revealed additional threat actor activity linked to the October 2023 breach. Okta provided additional details about the October 2023 breach and revealed additional threat actor malicious activities. In October, the Cloud identity and access management solutions provider said that threat actors broke into its support case management system and stole authentication data, including cookies and session tokens, that can be abused in future

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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NHS England faces lawsuit over patient privacy fears linked to new data platform

The Guardian Data Protection

Four groups claim no legal basis exists for setting up the Federated Data Platform which facilitates information sharing The NHS has been accused of “breaking the law” by creating a massive data platform that will share information about patients. Four organisations are bringing a lawsuit against NHS England claiming that there is no legal basis for its setting up of the Federated Data Platform (FDP).

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[Live Demo] Ridiculously Easy Security Awareness Training and Phishing

KnowBe4

Old-school awareness training does not hack it anymore. Your email filters have an average 7-10% failure rate; you need a strong human firewall as your last line of defense.

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Real-time artificial intelligence and event processing  

IBM Big Data Hub

By leveraging AI for real-time event processing, businesses can connect the dots between disparate events to detect and respond to new trends, threats and opportunities. In 2023, the IBM® Institute for Business Value (IBV) surveyed 2,500 global executives and found that best-in-class companies are reaping a 13% ROI from their AI projects—more than twice the average ROI of 5.9%.

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QR Code Phishing Campaigns on the Rise

KnowBe4

There’s been a “precipitous rise” in QR code phishing (quishing) campaigns in 2023, according to Matthew Tyson at CSO.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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Synthetic data generation: Building trust by ensuring privacy and quality

IBM Big Data Hub

With the emergence of new advances and applications in machine learning models and artificial intelligence, including generative AI, generative adversarial networks, computer vision and transformers, many businesses are seeking to address their most pressing real-world data challenges using both types of synthetic data: structured and unstructured. Structured synthetic data types are quantitative and includes tabular data, such as numbers or values, while unstructured synthetic data types are qu

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Partnership to Campaign: Green Libraries is growing

CILIP

Partnership to Campaign: Green Libraries is growing Global leaders, thinkers, and activists from industry and politics will gather this weekend in Dubai for the first day of COP28 to rethink, reboot, and refocus the climate agenda. Meanwhile libraries across the UK and beyond have been working hard to bring climate action and awareness to their communities as part of the Green Libraries Partnership.

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Okta Breach Impacted All Customer Support Users—Not 1 Percent

WIRED Threat Level

Okta upped its original estimate of customer support users affected by a recent breach from 1 percent to 100 percent, citing a “discrepancy.

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How blockchain enables trust in water trading

IBM Big Data Hub

Australia pioneered water rights trading in the early 1900s, becoming a world leader in water sharing between valleys. The initiative extended throughout the states of Australia across the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). However, findings from the water market’s inquiry of the MDB, completed by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) and the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW), highlighted a great many challenges of the system.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Australian privacy watchdog refuses to investigate employer that allegedly accessed worker’s personal emails

The Guardian Data Protection

Legal expert says court ruling in case where information accessed on work laptop at Mecrus confirms ‘Australians still don’t have a right to privacy’ Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast The Australian information commissioner refused to investigate an employer that allegedly accessed an employee’s personal emails, on the grounds the information was accessed on the employee’s work laptop.

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Sensors, signals and synergy: Enhancing Downer’s data exploration with IBM

IBM Big Data Hub

In the realm of urban transportation, precision is pivotal. Downer, a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand, considers itself a guardian of the elaborate transportation matrix, and it continually seeks to enhance its operational efficiency. With over 200 trains and a multitude of sensors, Downer has accumulated a vast amount of data.

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Navigating the landscape of digital accessibility

OpenText Information Management

Over the past decade, the notion of a customer has changed significantly. How individuals engage with businesses, their evolving expectations, their demand for quicker responses, and recent global events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, have compelled organizations to re-evaluate how they serve their customers. Whether an organization offers financial services, healthcare, or operates in the … The post Navigating the landscape of digital accessibility appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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