Tech News Hub: WEEKLY NEWS INSIGHTS
Welcome to our weekly news insights where we highlight stories that made headlines.
To start with, generative AI continues to be a building block for innovative and transformational technology, and Sophos is the latest company to jump on it. The security company has released a new research labelled “Applying AI Language Processing to Cyber Defences,” that highlights how the cybersecurity industry can leverage the new technology to improve cyber defence.
Still, the dark side of AI cannot be ignored and governments are exploring ways to ensure that the technology remains safe and ethical. In line with that, US President Biden and his vice president had a meeting with all the top AI executives in the country last week where they discussed how they want to steer the technology.
Elsewhere, Elon Musk has finally found his replacement as Twitter CEO and will be stepping down in 6 weeks. The tech billionaire made the announcement through his Twitter account.
In other news, security company Surfshark has warned that cybercrime against children is on the rise and steps will need to be taken to mitigate the emerging threat.
Toyota was also in the news yet again for the wrong reasons after it was found that a ‘silly’ security mistake left its customer data exposed in the cloud for 10 years.
Moving on to cloud news, foreign cloud providers in the EU including Google, Amazon, and Microsoft may have to change their operating model if new cloud security proposals drafted by ENISA are implemented. The EU security agency has proposed new cloud security labelling that requires foreign cloud providers to partner with an EU-based firm and establish their headquarters within the EU in order to handle EU residents’ data.
Finally, MSPs using N-able’s Cove data protection have a reason to celebrate after the company announced that the recovery software will now include Standby Image recovery in Microsoft Azure.
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