Insider Q&A: CIA’s Chief Technologist’s Cautious Embrace of Generative AI

CIA Director William Burns says AI tech will augment humans, not replace them. The agency’s first chief technology officer, Nand Mulchandani, is marshaling the tools.
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CISA Warns of Attacks Exploiting NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect Flaw

CISA has added CVE-2023-43208, an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability, to its KEV catalog. 
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EPA Issues Alert After Finding Critical Vulnerabilities in Drinking Water Systems

The EPA has issued an enforcement alert, outlining the steps needed to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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EPA will step up inspections of water sector cybersecurity

A new enforcement alert said that the majority of inspected water systems do not fully comply with federal requirements.

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Google Cites ‘Monoculture’ Risks in Response to CSRB Report on Microsoft

Google is invoking the ‘monoculture’ word in response to a scathing U.S. government report on Microsoft’s inadequate cybersecurity practices.
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Consumers continue to overestimate their ability to spot deepfakes

The Jumio 2024 Online Identity Study reveals significant consumer concerns about the risks posed by generative AI and deepfakes, including the potential for increased cybercrime and identity fraud. The study examined the views of more than 8,000 adult … Continue reading Consumers continue to overestimate their ability to spot deepfakes

Departing top CISA official reflects on nearly four years in the cyber hot seat

Eric Goldstein spoke with CyberScoop about where the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has made progress, lessons learned and what’s next.

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