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UK NCSC, ICO debunk 6 cyberattack reporting myths

These misconceptions, including the belief that paying a ransom makes the incident go away, could result in more attacks or bigger regulatory fines.

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Small- and medium-sized businesses: don’t give up on cybersecurity

When the focus is often on the big hacking and ransomware cases involving multinational companies and governments, small- and medium-sized businesses can often feel left behind and powerless. But help is out there.

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The Merck appeal: cyber insurance and the definition of war

Pharmaceutical giant Merck’s won an appeal that might see it claim $1.4 billion from insurers due to the NotPetya ransomware attack. The decision hinged on the definition of war and it could also affect how insurance terms are defined...

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White House unveils AI rules to address safety and privacy

President Biden's rules are not legally binding, but they do offer guidance and begin a conversation at the national level about real and existential threats posed by generative AI technologies such as ChatGPT.

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White House seeks information on tools used for automated employee surveillance

The information will be used to ascertain if employers are violating antitrust and privacy laws, including whether companies use technologies to artificially reduce wages.

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ChatGPT returns to Italy after OpenAI tweaks privacy disclosures, controls

OpenAI has relaunched ChatGPT in Italy after making changes requested by the country's data privacy regulator.

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Embracing zero-trust: a look at the NSA’s recommended IAM best practices for administrators

The US National Security Agency and CISA have published a set of guidelines to help secure systems from access- and identity-based threats. Here’s what to look for in this wide-ranging document.

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Amazon, Facebook, Twitter on EU list of companies facing DSA content rules

The EU Commission has announced the 19 online companies and search engines, including Bing and Google, that will have to comply with new transparency and accountability regulations by August.

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Accenture, IBM, Mandiant join Elite Cyber Defenders Program to secure critical infrastructure

Led by Nozomi Networks, the program aims to provide global industrial and government customers cybersecurity defense tools, incident response teams, and threat intelligence.

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AI-powered chatbots: the threats to national security are only beginning

As ChatGPT burst on the scene, it became quickly apparent that it holds as many threats as it does wonders. Nation-states around the world are beginning to grapple with the dangers posed by chatbots even as they worry about what comes...

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North Dakota turns to AI to boost effectiveness and efficiency of its cybersecurity

The 19th-largest state in the US partnered with a cybersecurity vendor to shore up its defenses and take the pressure off staff. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have taken on big roles in the upgrade process.

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Five Eye nations release new guidance on smart city cybersecurity

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, and US offer advice on potential smart city vulnerabilities and how to mitigate them.

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Global intelligence assessments: you are the target

There’s a lot CISOs can learn from the reports that intelligence services from around the world generate on nation-state threats and tactics.

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The classified document leak: let’s talk about Jack Teixeira’s need-to-know

The release of classified documents by a US Air National Guardsman highlights how important it is for CISOs to consider who should have access to sensitive data and why.

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EU privacy regulators to create task force to investigate ChatGPT

The move comes after a number of data privacy regulators from across Europe raised concerns about whether the chatbot is compliant with the EU's GDPR privacy law.

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Italian privacy regulator bans ChatGPT over collection, storage of personal data

Italy’s privacy Guarantor bans ChatGPT with immediate effect as it investigates its data privacy procedures.

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Battle could be brewing over new FCC data breach reporting rules

An expanded data breach definition and the telcos’ desire to link notifications to “concrete harm” are among the most controversial aspects of the proposed FCC data breach reporting rules.

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Why reporting an incident only makes the cybersecurity community stronger

CISOs and cyber leaders may not see reporting a breach as the most pleasant of tasks, but experts say mandatory and voluntary sharing of intelligence around incidents can only improve the readiness and resilience of responders.

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