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    ChatGPT bug underlines need to limit shadow IT

    If you share information with the tool, you do so at your own risk, according to experts.

    By March 23, 2023
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    FTC opens inquiry into cloud market competition, security

    As consolidation among hyperscalers grows, federal authorities are raising concerns over cloud dependence in critical sectors.

    By March 22, 2023
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    Ill-prepared against cyberattacks? You’re not alone, Cisco says

    The cybersecurity readiness gap looms large, and smaller organizations were ranked the least prepared.

    By Matt Kapko • March 22, 2023
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    Security drives software purchases for half of US companies

    The study from Capterra comes weeks after the U.S. announced plans to shift liability for weak product security onto the tech industry.

    By David Jones • March 21, 2023
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    Workforce reductions hinder tech upskilling: report

    As layoffs and hiring freezes reach tech companies, funding and scheduling training becomes a problem, a Pluralsight report found.

    By March 20, 2023
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    Cybersecurity market confronts potential consequences of banking crisis

    Bank seizures impose new challenges on vendors in every segment — and may spur consolidation.

    By Matt Kapko • March 17, 2023
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    Bank failure panic fuels moment of opportunity for threat actors

    Threat hunters and security executives warned organizations to look out for malicious activity as regulators step in to operate Silicon Valley Bank.

    By Matt Kapko • March 15, 2023
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    Organizations tempt risk as they deploy code more frequently

    An imbalance between developers and security professionals on staff spotlights a disconnect between these business functions and objectives.

    By Matt Kapko • March 7, 2023
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    LastPass aftermath leaves long to-do list for business customers

    Organizations using the password manager are exposed after a major breach compromised credentials and, potentially, business secrets.

    By Matt Kapko • March 6, 2023
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    The US cyber strategy is out. Now, officials just have to implement it

    Industry stakeholders signal a willingness to discuss further steps, while congressional leaders hint additional action may be on the table.

    By David Jones • March 3, 2023
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    Stressed much? It’s chronic in cybersecurity

    The psychological toll of security will spur high levels of churn among security leaders, Gartner expects.

    By Feb. 28, 2023
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    Companies grapple with post-breach disclosure risks

    The concerns leading organizations to withhold information are aplenty, including reputational damage and financial impacts.

    By Matt Kapko • Feb. 21, 2023
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    Threat actors can use ChatGPT, too. Here’s what businesses should watch

    While IT departments seek enterprise applications, cyber teams must be on the lookout for attacks using the generative AI technology.

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    IT security budgets triple as businesses confront more cyberattacks

    About half of all businesses suffered a breach or attack in 2022, versus 39% in 2020, according to specialty insurance provider Hiscox.

    By David Jones • Feb. 16, 2023
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    GitHub Copilot for Business, now in public release, weaves in security

    The AI-powered coding tool now sports a more advanced OpenAI model.

    By Feb. 14, 2023
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    OkCupid helps users find love through ChatGPT

    Love is in the air with help from AI, but experts caution against ChatGPT-powered catfishing.

    By Feb. 14, 2023
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    Layoffs come for cybersecurity, too

    Even companies in more insulated fields, such as cyber vendors Sophos, Okta and Secureworks, are bound to feel the pain as enterprises cut spending.

    By Matt Kapko • Feb. 9, 2023
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    US government weighs in on cloud adoption in banking

    The Department of the Treasury stood up an interagency group to provide neutral guidance as financial services companies accelerate cloud migration.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
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    Corporate boards struggle to understand cybersecurity and digital transformation

    Boards are trying to understand the ever-evolving threat landscape as federal regulators plan additional breach disclosure rules.

    By David Jones • Feb. 6, 2023
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    CISOs to face new budget hurdles in 2023 as economic anxiety lingers

    Boards and the C-suite still see cybersecurity as a cost center, forcing CISOs to rethink their approach amid cost cuts become more prominent. 

    By David Jones • Jan. 31, 2023
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    Microsoft surpasses $20B in security revenue as enterprise customers consolidate

    The company’s cybersecurity business is growing, but CEO Satya Nadella warned that customers, in an uncertain economy, are exercising caution.

    By David Jones • Jan. 30, 2023
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    Threat actors are using remote monitoring software to launch phishing attacks

    CISA, the NSA and MS-ISAC warned threat actors could leverage legitimate tools using help-desk themed lures. 

    By David Jones • Jan. 27, 2023
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    Live Nation’s IT capabilities scrutinized as company blames bots

    Senators questioned whether there was a fundamental flaw in the company's technology stack in a high-profile congressional hearing.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    Only half of companies have the budgets necessary to mitigate cybersecurity risks: study

    Macroeconomic pressures squeeze IT security spending, Neustar data shows.

    By David Jones • Jan. 24, 2023
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    Top tech talent rewarded with remote work

    Software and data professions command the highest percentage of flexible work options, a Remote report shows.

    By Jan. 24, 2023