Cybersecurity Weekly: 3.10.23

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

New Class Of Lawmakers Look To Dig In On Cybersecurity 

“Among the more than 80 new members of the House and Senate are some who have past experience in the cybersecurity space, and have been placed on key subcommittees as a result. They laid out some of their priorities in interviews with POLITICO, including securing elections ahead of the 2024 presidential race, shoring up the security of critical utilities against cyber threats from nations including Russia and China, and improving oversight of federal agencies key to the cyber mission.” READ MORE

How Cloud Computing Has Intensified Cybersecurity Challenges 

Applications in the cloud aren’t any inherently less (or more) secure than on-premises apps. But the cloud has upended cybersecurity practices and created a host of new security challenges that simply didn’t exist in the pre-cloud world. Given the massive adoption of cloud computing services over the past decade, the growth of the cloud would seem to be a major reason why cybersecurity challenges have grown. READ MORE

Board-Level Cybersecurity Conversations: Three Questions To Ask Your CISO And CIO 

“A board-level conversation about cybersecurity will inevitably include the CISO or senior executive responsible for cybersecurity in the organization. However, instead of focusing exclusively on the cybersecurity program, expanding the conversation to focus on how cybersecurity supports other vital components of the organization is critical.” READ MORE

ChatGPT Integrated Into Cybersecurity Products As Industry Tests Its Capabilities 

“While there has been a lot of talk about how OpenAI’s ChatGPT could be abused for malicious purposes and how it can pose a threat, the artificial intelligence chatbot can also be very useful to the cybersecurity industry.” READ MORE

Lookout For W2 Phishing Attacks During Tax Season 

Tax season is a particularly busy time of year for folks from the payroll department and the finance team. They are preparing to deliver statements that must be correct for their employees to be able to pay their taxes. They aren’t the only folks that are busy — hackers are also ramping up their game.” READ MORE


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