The Impact of Generative AI on Cybersecurity – CFH #7
The advancement of artificial intelligence and machine learning has for years been both touted and feared in IT and cybersecurity circles. Still, the sudden emergence of the generative AI tool ChatGPT seems to have sneaked up on a lot of people. While ChatGPT can be leveraged as a tool for good to help write Yara rules or uncover vulnerabilities, it can also be misused by malicious actors to create highly convincing spear phishing emails or write malware. And while the tool's ability to generate code can be useful to aid developers, it can also unintentionally create more vulnerabilities that DevSecOps teams will be tasked with correcting. In this segment, we'll look at why MSSPs need to stay ahead of the game and develop policies to address this emerging technology on behalf of their clients.