Category «Cybersecurity»

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 6, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: Cyber Safety Review Board: Microsoft security culture; DA says he shut down 21 sites stealing millions through crypto scams ‘inadequate’; CISA Publishes New Webpage Dedicated to Providing Resources for High-Risk Communities; and Does wiretap law apply to cookies on hospital websites?

Subjects: AI, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Economy, Healthcare, Legal Research, Privacy, Social Media, Spyware, Viruses & Hoaxes

LLRX March 2024 Issue

Articles and Columns for March 2024 2024 Link Guide to Generative AI Resources – Marcus P. Zillman’s guide is a selective listing of open Generative AI resources that includes current awareness reports, guides, research tools, resources and applications from the open metaverse and Chat GPT. These references include AI best practices to facilitate implementing AI …

Subjects: AI, Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, KM, Legal Research

AI in Banking and Finance, March 31, 2024

This semi-monthly column by Sabrina I. Pacifici highlights news, government documents, NGO/IGO papers, industry white papers, academic papers and speeches on the subject of AI’s fast paced impact on the banking and finance sectors. The chronological links provided are to the primary sources, and as available, indicate links to alternate free versions. Five highlights from this post: 55% of Business Leaders Concerned About the Safety of Future Bank Deposits: Report; Generative AI Is Coming for Your Bank. Maybe; How AI Could Rebuild America’s Middle Class; Market Power in Artificial Intelligence; Managing Artificial Intelligence-Specific Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Services Sector; and Impact of AI Adoption on Economic Dynamics through Habit Formation: Decision Making and Asset Pricing.

Subjects: AI in Banking and Finance, Big Data, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Government Resources

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 31, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: Video Doorbells Sold By Big Retailers Have Major Security Flaws; Few states have ‘established’ privacy program; 3 Ways AI Could Transform Your Insurance Policy; Use Consumer Reports’ Security Planner to Stay Safer Online; and Survey: Few states have ‘established’ privacy program.

Subjects: AI, Cybercrime, Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Privacy

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 23, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Eight highlights from this week: How to Figure Out What Your Car Knows About You; The Feds Can Film Your Front Porch for 68 Days Without a Warrant, Says Court; X Continues to Break as Fraudsters Use Deceptive Links to Scam; FDA and You; Artificial Intelligence and Medical Products: How CBER, CDER, CDRH, and OCP are Working Together; DOJ sues Apple in antitrust case, says it has illegal monopoly over smartphones; Data brokers admit they’re selling information on precise location, kids, and reproductive healthcare; X Continues to Break as Fraudsters Use Deceptive Links to Scam You; and Why you should stop using SMS.

Subjects: AI, Big Data, Business Research, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Medical Research, Privacy, Social Media

What We Know About You: Welcome to the Surveillance State

Kevin Novak begins his article with a reference to a report in The Wall Street Journal that caught his attention. Commercial data brokers are selling their third-party data to the government. If you’re an optimist, you would think this could be a good thing. Our intelligence agencies and the defense department may be able to identify patterns that could predict and prevent an unfortunate event – terrorism, for example. But honestly, how would you feel if all the conversations in your house that Siri and Alexa are silently listening in on are sold in the aggregate to the government…or something else?

Subjects: Civil Liberties, Computer Security, Congress, Cybercrime, Cyberlaw Legislation, Cybersecurity, Data Mining, Economy, Gadgets/Gizmos, Legal Research, Social Media

AI in Banking and Finance, March 17, 2024

This semi-monthly column by Sabrina I. Pacifici highlights news, government documents, NGO/IGO papers, industry white papers, academic papers and speeches on the subject of AI’s fast paced impact on the banking and finance sectors. The chronological links provided are to the primary sources, and as available, indicate links to alternate free [unpaywalled] versions. Five highlights from this post: How AI is reshaping banking; The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Algorithms; Applying AI to Rebuild Middle Class Jobs; ChatGPT and Corporate Policies; and How Artificial Intelligence Could Start To Boost Crypto Crime: Chainalysis.

Subjects: AI in Banking and Finance, Cryptocurrency, Cybersecurity, International Legal Research, Legal Research, Legislative

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 16, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Five highlights from this week: Airbnb Bans All Indoor Security Cameras; How Fraudsters Break Into Social Security Accounts and Steal Benefits; 10 free cybersecurity guides you might have missed; Who Is Collecting Data from Your Car?; and Driving fast or braking hard? Your connected car may be telling your insurance company.

Subjects: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Economy, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Privacy, Securities Law

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 9, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Five highlights from this week: News farm impersonates 60+ major outlets: BBC, CNN, CNBC, Guardian; FTC Cracks Down on Mass Data Collectors: A Closer Look at Avast, X-Mode, InMarket; Video Doorbells Sold By Big Retailers Have Major Security Flaws; Co-working spaces might actually be a security nightmare; and Whistleblower Accuses Aledade, Largest US Independent Primary Care Network, of Medicare Fraud.

Subjects: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Privacy

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 2, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Five highlights from this week: A Vending Machine Error Revealed Secret Face Recognition Tech; The Impact of Technology on the Workplace: 2024 Report; A government watchdog hacked a US federal agency to stress-test its cloud security; Using AI to fight fraud is paying off, Treasury says; and These Video Doorbells Have Terrible Security. Amazon Sells Them Anyway.

Subjects: AI, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Economy, Email Security, Financial System, Healthcare, Privacy