Cybersecurity Weekly: 8.11.23

This week’s top picks in Cybersecurity-focused headlines…

Hackers To Compete For Nearly $20 million In Prizes By Using A.I. For Cybersecurity, Biden Administration Announces

“The AI Cyber Challenge…includes collaboration from leading AI companies Anthropic, Google, Microsoft and OpenAI, who will make their technology available for the competition.” READ MORE 

Cybersecurity: It’s Time To Trust the Machines

“The intense complexity of the cyber-threat landscape, alongside a chronic shortage of skilled workers, would seem to point directly to automation as a solution. And the fact is that much of the automated cybersecurity technology available on the market today is mainstream, field-proven, and reliable. So all this begs the question: What is keeping us from trusting technology, from Waze to cybersecurity?” READ MORE

SEC Adopts Final Cybersecurity Disclosure Rules for Public Companies

“The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new rules in late July 2023 that will require publicly traded companies to disclose information to assist investors in understanding the processes companies use to manage their cybersecurity risks and to report cybersecurity incidents that they determine to be material.” READ MORE

Interpol Takes Down Phishing-As-A-Service Platform Used By 70,000 People

“Phishing-as-a-service tools are particularly dangerous because they automate cyberattacks, allowing ‘any person to leverage this type of service to launch a phishing attack with a few clicks,’ Interpol said in a statement.” READ MORE

Understanding The Importance Of Data Privacy In The Digital Age

“By understanding the importance of data privacy, respecting individual rights, building trust, safeguarding sensitive information, complying with legal requirements, mitigating business risks, promoting ethical practices, and embracing Privacy by Design, individuals and organizations can contribute to a more secure and privacy-respecting digital ecosystem.” READ MORE


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