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February 21, 2024 | Media Mentions | American Banker

The LockBit takedown is a victory, but it may be fleeting

Law enforcement agencies in the U.S., U.K., and Europe have disrupted the operations of the ransomware group LockBit, leading to arrests and seizure of assets. While this brings temporary relief to victims, experts doubt long-term benefits. Matt Corwin highlights, “This leads to competition for affiliates among the ransomware groups, so the disruption of LockBit creates a vacuum that other groups may look to fill.” Despite takedowns, ransomware remains a lucrative industry, with groups reemerging under new names. Ultimately, there’s a … Read More

March 19, 2024 | Webinars

Countering Disinformation Under Attack

Social media and digital spaces are the prisms through which people view the world. It is where people communicate, receive news and information, and develop beliefs of morality, ethics, and fact. Truth has become relative due to the influence of aphorisms and memes. Time to fight back, counter and neutralize adversaries, and flip the narrative on disinformation targeting you and your business.

Join Bradley Dizik and Alec Harris from havenX to learn more about the rapid increase in disinformation campaigns … Read More

February 21, 2024 | Blog Cyber Security

FCC Bans AI Voices in Robocalls, Yet Deep Fake Scams Persist

On February 8, 2024, the Federal Communications Commission outlawed AI-generated voices in robocalls and with the upcoming Presidential election in the United States, it is easy to see why. Imagine the implications if “leaked audio” from a presidential nominee started to reach voters directly with defamatory voice clips that sound like the candidate, but are artificially created. Beyond election interference, the age-old scam of a grandchild stuck in a foreign prison and needing money wired quickly is becoming more sophisticated, … Read More

January 26, 2024 | Media Mentions | Happy Future Ai

What is the Impact of the EU’S AI Act? (Roundtable Interview)

The EU’s AI Act, passed in December 2023, marks a significant milestone in AI regulation, aiming to ensure safety, trustworthiness, and respect for fundamental rights. Key provisions include classifying AI based on risk, prohibiting harmful AI practices, mandating transparency and explainability, and safeguarding against bias and discrimination. The Act is set to be formally adopted and enforced between 2024 and 2027, allowing businesses time to comply. Julie Myers Wood shares her expertise on how to be prepared. “We recommend that … Read More