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ChatGPT for cyber risk management: an opportunity, or a threat? | Read here >>

CVE-2022-3656 in Google Chrome: How to fix the new “SymStealer” vulnerability | Read here >>

New report: Get a 360° view of the cyber risk landscape in 2022 and recommendations for 2023 | See the full report >> 

ChatGPT: An opportunity, or a threat? Part 1

Our new AI overlords?  If you ask ChatGPT, the new AI chat, to give you an example of code that will, say, “find <this> kind of file on a system, send those files to a remote system, then encrypt the files” it will deliver. If you ask it to obfuscate that code and give it… Continue reading ChatGPT: An opportunity, or a threat? Part 1

Robots, Cisco end-of-life vulnerabilities and more: first officer’s blog – week 34

The ongoing voyages of the Federation Support Ship [REDACTED] First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20230116. Officer of the Deck reporting. The technical team at Starbase 998 was able to complete their review of the [REDACTED]’s systems in good time, giving the ship a clean bill of health and confirming our own team had managed to… Continue reading Robots, Cisco end-of-life vulnerabilities and more: first officer’s blog – week 34

Windows 8.1 and more: first officer’s blog – week 33

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20230109. Officer of the Deck reporting.   The USS [REDACTED] has reached Starbase 998 to undergo a round of required inspections after the incident with our Warp Drive controller, a faux chess fan, and a well-intentioned scientist a bit lacking in security awareness. While our own Engineering and IT teams are… Continue reading Windows 8.1 and more: first officer’s blog – week 33

Zoom attacks and more: first officer’s blog – week 32

First Officer’s log, terrestrial date, 20230102. Officer of the Deck reporting.   The security team has been working diligently to track down the origin of the transmission that had rendered our warp drive temporarily out of service. While it’s always a bit embarrassing to have to call in outside help, sometimes it’s necessary. In this… Continue reading Zoom attacks and more: first officer’s blog – week 32

AWS vulnerability and more: first officer’s blog – week 31

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20221226. Officer of the Deck reporting.   With a few minor exceptions, because nothing ever goes exactly to plan, the Engineering team has managed to get the Warp Core back online and we should be able to get the ship back into Warp within a few hours. Meanwhile, as our unexpected… Continue reading AWS vulnerability and more: first officer’s blog – week 31

US TikTok ban and more: first officer’s blog – week 30

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20221219. Officer of the Deck reporting.   We departed Frontier Station [REDACTED] for our next destination, a planet in the [REDACTED] sector that requires assistance interpreting data from its deep space detection network. The assignment should be relatively typical for a support ship such as ours. It is, as we say,… Continue reading US TikTok ban and more: first officer’s blog – week 30

The Rackspace breach and more: first officer’s blog – week 29

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20221212. Officer of the Deck reporting.   The captain has delayed our departure from Frontier Station [REDACTED] to let Ensign [REDACTED] participate in the final round of the 3D chess tournament, knowing it will mean traveling at higher Warp speeds in order to reach our next destination on schedule.  The final… Continue reading The Rackspace breach and more: first officer’s blog – week 29

CVE-2021-35587, Meta and more: first officer’s blog – week 28

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20221205. Officer of the Deck reporting. As we finished up our system integration work on Frontier Station [REDACTED] the 3D Chess tournament was coming into its final rounds. With the honor of the ship at stake, at least if you asked some of the crew members who’d become fanatical 3D… Continue reading CVE-2021-35587, Meta and more: first officer’s blog – week 28

Luna Moth, Twitter’s future: first officer’s blog – week 27

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20221128. Officer of the Deck reporting.   While the technical engagement on Frontier Station [REDACTED] has been proceeding according to plan, with the team ahead of schedule and currently under budget, the crew has been taking a growing interest in the 3D chess tournament. It was true that most of them… Continue reading Luna Moth, Twitter’s future: first officer’s blog – week 27

Memory-safe languages and more: first officer’s blog – week 26

First Officer’s log, Terrestrial date, 20221121. Officer of the Deck reporting.   Our work at Frontier Station [REDACTED] has been proceeding as expected. While the station used a range of tools across their departments, some standard, some decidedly not, and some built on the fly by the local engineering team to meet specific needs, we are… Continue reading Memory-safe languages and more: first officer’s blog – week 26