Cybersecurity Weekly: 9.1.23

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

Debunking The Top 5 Cybersecurity Myths

“Rather than programming, systems administration or computer science skills, defending against these threats involves alertness, risk management, knowledge of regulations and compliance, and of course, common sense. In reality, the most important element of cybersecurity often involves understanding the human element of these attacks – as this is usually what criminals hope to exploit.” READ MORE


Cybersecurity Compliance: What Companies Need To Know About The New SEC Rules

“In a nutshell, the SEC’s updated guidelines state that public companies must document their approach to managing cyber risk, establish a board-level committee to oversee the same and report material cybersecurity incidents to the SEC within four days of discovery.”  READ MORE


Why Generative AI Is A Double-Edged Sword For The Cybersecurity Sector

“The concerns today’s security professionals have regarding the use and proliferation of generative AI and LLMs are very real — a fact underscored by a group of tech leaders recently urging an “AI pause” due to the perceived societal risk. And while these tools have the potential to make engineers and developers significantly more productive, it is essential that today’s organizations approach their use in a carefully considered manner, implementing the necessary safeguards before letting AI off its metaphorical leash.” READ MORE


How Quantum Computing Will Impact Cybersecurity

“As research on quantum computers continues to move the technology forward, there is a growing concern that these computers might soon break modern cryptography. That would make all current data encryption methods obsolete and require new cryptography methods to protect against these powerful machines.” READ MORE


Data Breach Response: 6 Lessons From Real-Life Incidents

“To shed light on how organizations handle data breaches and mitigate their impact on data privacy, we’ve gathered six real-life examples from professionals in the field, including a founder and a CEO. From the traumatic data breach at a psychiatric clinic to a healthcare organization’s incident-response plan, these insights offer a comprehensive look at the strategies and measures employed in the face of data breaches.” READ MORE


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