Application Security , Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

ISMG Editors: The White House Drive to Secure Code With AI

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Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tony Morbin, Rashmi Ramesh and Mathew Schwartz

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including the White House's debut of a $20 million contest to exterminate bugs with AI, a New York man admitting to being behind the Bitfinex hack, and a new malware campaign that is targeting newbie cybercriminals in order to steal sensitive information.

See Also: Building Better Security Operations Centers With AI/ML

The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Tony Morbin, executive news editor, EU; Rashmi Ramesh, assistant editor, global news desk; and Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday and Europe - discuss:

  • The White House's launch of a cybersecurity challenge designed to harness the power of artificial intelligence to better find and fix vulnerabilities in critical software code;
  • New York resident Ilya "Dutch" Lichtenstein last week confessing to hacking billions of dollars from virtual currency exchange Bitfinex and laundering the stolen funds with his wife;
  • A new campaign by cybercriminals designed to steal data from less-experienced threat actors and whether law enforcement should actively hunt them down.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the July 28 edition on the MOVEit breach fallout and cybercrime innovation and the Aug. 4 financial services special edition.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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