Navigating the Future of AI: Australia’s Path to Safe, Responsible, and Secure AI

Introduction: The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our digital world has profound implications, especially for professionals in cybersecurity, privacy, and data security. The Australian Government’s “Safe and Responsible AI in Australia consultation” interim response offers pivotal guidance in this realm. This article explores these insights, underscoring their relevance for these professionals. AI’s Impact on […]

Cybersecurity Year in Review 2023: Key Events, Learnings, and Takeaways

As 2023 comes to a close, it’s essential to look back at the major cybersecurity events of the year and extract crucial learnings and takeaways. This year has been marked by significant incidents that have reshaped our understanding of digital security, privacy, and cyber resilience. Major Cybersecurity Incidents of 2023 Some statistics for reference: Number […]

Striking a Balance between Values and Laws, Innovation and Regulation – Artificial Intelligence

The blog “The Tale of Two Approaches to Artificial Intelligence – EU AI Act & U.S. Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy AI” was a balanced look at the similarities and difference in approaches to AI.  The divergence of approach is a manifestation of our different legal systems, political cultures, and strategic priorities. This […]

Weekly Digest Issue #73 – Dec 13, 2023

CyAN’s weekly digest of cybersecurity news from around the globe. Find the links to the full articles below. LinkedIn version and discussion available here. If there is a topic you would like to see more of, do not hesitate to get in touch! * The House Intelligence Committee’s Surveillance ‘Reform’ Bill is a Farce* Researchers Unmask Sandman APT’s Hidden […]

The Tale of Two Approaches to Artificial Intelligence – EU AI Act & U.S. Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most powerful and transformative technologies of our time and it also poses significant challenges and risks for safety, security, human rights, and democracy.  How can governments regulate AI to protect the public interest and values while fostering trust and  innovation? I will briefly compare these two policy initiatives, […]

SolarWinds of Change – How the SEC Ruling Affects the Future of InfoSec Officers

Cybersecurity is more than a technical issue as it has legal and financial implications for companies and investors.  The recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charges levied against SolarWinds Corporation and its chief information security officer illustrates the serious consequences of failing to disclose and manage cybersecurity risks and incidents in accordance with federal […]

Navigating the 2023 Cyber Landscape: A Comprehensive Guide for the C-Suite

As we delve into the intricacies of Cybersecurity Awareness Month this year, the intricate dance between evolving digital landscapes and complex cybersecurity challenges becomes ever more apparent. For every organization, especially those at the CISO, C-suite, and boardroom levels, the magnifying lens on cybersecurity has never been more potent. In the wake of sophisticated threats […]

Regulatory Compliance: Sidestepping Penalties through Robust Cybersecurity

In our ongoing series, “Cybersecurity: The Unsung Hero of Revenue Protection,” we’ve explored how cybersecurity acts as a strategic business asset, protects revenue, builds customer trust, and enhances operational efficiency. In this final instalment, we turn our attention to the role of cybersecurity in ensuring regulatory compliance, and how businesses can sidestep penalties by building […]