Tue.May 21, 2024

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RSAC Fireside Chat: IRONSCALES utilizes LLM, superior intel to stay a step ahead of Deep Fakes

The Last Watchdog

There was a lot of buzz at RSAC 2024 about how GenAI and Large Language Models (LLM) are getting leveraged — by both attackers and defenders. Related: Is your company moving too slow or too fast on GenAI? One promising example of the latter comes from messaging security vendor IRONSCALES. I had the chance to sit down with Eyal Benishti , IRONSCALES founder and CEO, to get a breakdown of how their new Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) technology utilizes a specialized LLM to reinforce an

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How to Land Your Dream Job in Tech

Data Breach Today

Tips to Get You to the Place in Your Career Where You Really Want to Be LinkedIn recently released its list of the top companies to work for in 2024. Securing a technical position at a top company requires a strategic approach. Here are some practical tips to help you get started on landing your dream job in tech.

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Embracing the Unique Identity of Women in Information Management: Finding Acceptance and Home

AIIM

We live and work in the liminal spaces where transformation and possibility reside. It is this possibility that we, as Women in Information Management, must take advantage of.

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Training LLMs: Questions Rise Over AI Auto Opt-In by Vendors

Data Breach Today

Few Restrictions Appear to Exist, Provided Companies Behave Transparently Can individuals' personal data and content be used by artificial intelligence firms to train their large language models, without requiring users to opt in? The answer may vary by geography, but even in Europe so far appears to be "yes," provided vendors practice transparency with users.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Blackbasta group claims to have hacked Atlas, one of the largest US oil distributors

Security Affairs

The Blackbasta extortion group claims to have hacked Atlas, one of the largest national distributors of fuel in the United States. Atlas is one of the largest national fuel distributors to 49 continental US States with over 1 billion gallons per year. The Blackbasta extortion group added the company to the list of victims on its Tor leak site, as the researcher Dominic Alvieri reported.

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Eventbrite Promoted Illegal Opioid Sales to People Searching for Addiction Recovery Help

WIRED Threat Level

A WIRED investigation found thousands of Eventbrite posts selling escort services and drugs like Xanax and oxycodone—some of which the company’s algorithm recommended alongside addiction recovery events.

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Did OpenAI Illegally Mimic Scarlett Johansson's Voice?

Data Breach Today

Actor Said She Firmly Declined Offer From AI Firm to Serve as Voice of GPT-4.o Hollywood megastar Scarlett Johansson said a voice built into OpenAI's new GPT-4o is "eerily similar" to her own, despite her declining the company's request to lend it her voice. While AI firms have a penchant for moving fast and breaking things, how far can their appropriation go?

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Experts released PoC exploit code for RCE in QNAP QTS

Security Affairs

Experts warn of fifteen vulnerabilities in the QNAP QTS, the operating system for the Taiwanese vendor’s NAS products. An audit of QNAP QTS conducted by WatchTowr Labs revealed fifteen vulnerabilities, most of which have yet to be addressed. The most severe vulnerability is a flaw tracked as CVE-2024-27130. The issue is an unpatched stack buffer overflow vulnerability in the ‘No_Support_ACL’ function of ‘share.cgi,’ an unauthenticated attacker can exploit this issue

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CISA: NextGen Healthcare Flaw Still Exploited After 7 Months

Data Breach Today

Attackers Are Targeting the Widely Used Mirth Connect Data Integration Platform Cyberattackers are actively exploiting a vulnerability in the NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect product, an open-source data integration platform widely used by healthcare companies, said CISA in an alert Monday. The flaw, which allows remote code execution, has been known since October 2023.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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CISA adds NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect flaw to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

Security Affairs

CISA adds NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect deserialization of untrusted data vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added a NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. The issue, tracked as CVE-2023-43208 , is a Deserialization of Untrusted Data Vulnerability.

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Kevin Mandia Exits Mandiant CEO Role After Google Purchase

Data Breach Today

Sandra Joyce, Jurgen Kutscher to Oversee Mandiant Threat Intel, IR Business Units Kevin Mandia will vacate the CEO position at his namesake company 20 months after the threat intelligence and incident response titan was bought by Google. Mandia's May 31 transition into an advisory role at Google will cap off two decades of private sector leadership for the U.S.

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Cyber Insurance Claims Rise Due To Phishing and Social Engineering Cyber Attacks

KnowBe4

New data covering cyber insurance claims through 2023 shows claims have increased while reaffirming what we already know: phishing and social engineering are the real problem.

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Snapchat Revises AI Privacy Policy Following UK ICO Probe

Data Breach Today

ICO Urges Companies to Assess Data Protection Before Releasing Products Instant messaging app Snapchat brought its artificial intelligence-powered tool under compliance after the U.K. data regulator said it violated the privacy rights of individual Snapchat users. The agency concluded its probe by stating that the company has brought its privacy measures in compliance.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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Detecting Malicious Trackers

Schneier on Security

From Slashdot : Apple and Google have launched a new industry standard called “ Detecting Unwanted Location Trackers ” to combat the misuse of Bluetooth trackers for stalking. Starting Monday, iPhone and Android users will receive alerts when an unknown Bluetooth device is detected moving with them. The move comes after numerous cases of trackers like Apple’s AirTags being used for malicious purposes.

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Healthcare Identity Security: What to Expect From a Solution

Data Breach Today

What are the key elements of a successful identity security program, and what are common pitfalls organizations experience when launching one? SailPoint healthcare experts Matthew Radcliffe and Rob Sebaugh detail myths and realities of today's cloud-based identity security deployment strategies.

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The Shadow War: Cognitive Warfare and the Politics of Disinformation

KnowBe4

For better or for worse, we live in a world that is an anarchy of nations. Over the last few decades, warfare has transcended traditional battlefields. We may already be experiencing a cold World War III, not with bombs and tanks, but through the covert methods of cognitive warfare and disinformation campaigns. IT professionals find themselves literally in the trenches of this war.

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Experts warn of a flaw in Fluent Bit utility that is used by major cloud platforms and firms

Security Affairs

A vulnerability in the Fluent Bit Utility, which is used by major cloud providers, can lead to DoS, information disclosure, and potentially RCE. Tenable researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in the Fluent Bit utility, which is used on major cloud platforms. Fluent Bit is an open-source, lightweight, and high-performance log processor and forwarder.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Collibra wins prestigious 2024 Communicator Award for AI Governance campaign

Collibra

Today, we’re thrilled to announce that Collibra has been awarded multiple Communicator Awards for our ‘Do more with trusted data’ campaign in the following categories: Excellence Award for Campaign B2B for Branded Content Distinction Award for Campaign B2B for Integrated & Multi-Channel Distinction Award for Campaign B2B for Online Advertising & Marketing The Communicator Awards, sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), is the leading global awa

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Newly Updated Grandoreiro Banking Trojan Distributed Via Phishing Campaigns

KnowBe4

Researchers at IBM X-Force are tracking several large phishing campaigns spreading an updated version of the Grandoreiro banking trojan.

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Modernize your directory-based workflows with Jamf and Entra ID

Jamf

Explore the security and management benefits of integrating your cloud-based identity with your MDM solution. If you want to migrate from traditional LDAP integrations and introduce Entra ID, join us as we explore this brave new world.

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CyberheistNews Vol 14 #21 How Come Unknown Attack Vectors Are Surging in Ransomware Infections?

KnowBe4

How Come Unknown Attack Vectors Are Surging in Ransomware Infections?

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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Now Available: IG Maturity Index Report 2023

IG Guru

Check out the link to the report here. The post Now Available: IG Maturity Index Report 2023 first appeared on IG GURU.

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Google Urges Feds to Ditch Microsoft Over Security Concerns

Data Breach Today

Technology Giants Vie for Public Sector Customers Amid Microsoft's Recent Breaches Google is aiming to poach Microsoft's public sector customers by attacking its competitor over recent high-profile breaches and offering new incentives for federal agencies to reduce the U.S. government's "overreliance on a single technology vendor.

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Have I Been Pwned Employee 1.0: Stefán Jökull Sigurðarson

Troy Hunt

We often do that in this industry, the whole "1.0" thing, but it seems apt here. I started Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) in 2013 as a pet project that scratched an itch, so I never really thought of myself as an "employee" Over time, it grew (and I tell you what, nobody is more surprised by that than me!) and over the last few years, my wife Charlotte got more and more involved.

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News alert: Memcyco report reveals only 6% of brands can stop digital impersonation fraud

The Last Watchdog

New York, NY, May 21, 2024, CyberNewsWire — Memcyco Inc., provider of digital trust technology designed to protect companies and their customers from digital impersonation fraud, released its inaugural 2024 State of Website Impersonation Scams report. Notably, Memcyco’s research indicates that the majority of companies do not have adequate solutions to counter digital impersonation fraud, and that most only learn about attacks from their customers.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Shooting to score with Scout Advisor’s NLP

IBM Big Data Hub

Phrases like “striking the post” and “direct free kick outside the 18” may seem foreign if you’re not a fan of football (for Americans, see: soccer). But for a football scout, it’s the daily lexicon of the job, representing crucial language that helps assess a player’s value to a team. And now, it’s also the language spoken and understood by Scout Advisor—an innovative tool using natural language processing (NLP) and built on the IBM® wa

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Alternatives to vSphere in Light of Forthcoming Broadcom Changes

Adapture

When Broadcom acquired VMware in November 2023 , partners and clients alike were expecting changes, but in the months following the acquisition, the changes have included business structure, partner requirements, licensing structure, product lines, and pricing. Some long-time customers of VMware are discovering that their solution is no longer working for them.

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Angular vs. React in 2024: A Comparative Analysis

Enterprise Software Blog

What is the thing that really shapes the success and efficiency of a new software project? It is definitely the choice of a front-end framework that we make. As we are almost halfway through 2024, the battle between Angular vs. React continues to shake and excite the developers’ community. And while it is true that both technologies are powerful enough, each with its own strengths and diverse needs that it addresses, to empower developers to build and deploy apps of the future, they also share s