Published: August 15, 2023 at 06:09 am
By Baan Alsinawi, Managing Director, Strategy and Risk, CISO Global, and Founder of TalaTek, a CISO Global company
All anyone wants to talk about these days is AI, and when seven leading U.S. producers of AI technology recently stepped forward with their commitment to voluntarily include cybersecurity in their platforms, cybersecurity practitioners everywhere were cautiously optimistic. After conversations with the Biden-Harris administration, representatives from Amazon, Anthropic, Google, Inflection, Meta, Microsoft, and OpenAI publicly “agreed that AI firms have a duty to build systems that put security first.” That means safeguarding their AI models against cyber and insider threats and sharing best practices and standards to prevent misuse, reduce risks to society and protect national security.” The question is whether or not it will it go far enough. In the battle between good AI cyber hygiene and the need to be “first”, who do we really believe will be the winner?
More Positive Pressure from Regulators
How many U.S. startups will actually be willing to invest in making their platforms and IoT devices secure before going to market?