Cybersecurity Weekly: 2.17.23

This week’s top picks in Cybersecurity-focused news coverage…

New AI Wave Will Find Uses And Abuses In Cybersecurity 

“Cybersecurity experts are cautiously optimistic about the new wave of generative AI innovations like ChatGPT, while malicious actors are already leaping to experiment with it.” READ MORE

New ‘Blank Image’ Attack Hides Phishing Scripts In SVG files 

“An unusual phishing technique has been observed in the wild, hiding empty SVG files inside HTML attachments pretending to be DocuSign documents.” READ MORE

Ransomware Gangs Force Cybersecurity Teams To Reassess 

“Ransomware attacks mushroomed during the pandemic and now continue to grow. Before March 2020, there were four major ransomware groups operating at any one time and today there are around 20.” READ MORE 

Building Trust In IoT Ecosystems: A Privacy-Enhancing Approach To Cybersecurity 

“This technology has the potential to revolutionize many aspects of modern life, from home automation to healthcare. However, with this increased connectivity comes an increased risk of cyber attacks. Therefore, it is critical to ensure that IoT devices are secured against cybersecurity threats to protect against the theft of sensitive data, system disruptions, and more.” READ MORE

Benchmarking Your Cybersecurity Budget In 2023 

“Deloitte recently found that cybersecurity is core to cloud-based digital transformation, accounting for nearly 50% of the initiatives’ success. As they look at benchmarking and budgeting as the first step in driving revenue gains and advancing their careers, CISOs need to capitalize on every opportunity to link their spending to revenue gains.” READ MORE


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