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Deepfakes & James Bond Research Project: Cool but Dangerous

Open source software for creating deepfakes is getting better and better, to the chagrin of researchers In January 2020, NCC Group collaborated with University College London (UCL) students on the topic of cybersecurity implications of deepfakes. As part of our wider research into artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, we continue to explore . . . Read more

Future-ready businesses were better prepared for a crisis before the pandemic, new study shows

A new Vodafone report examines commonalities of the most resilient, future-ready organizations and the challenges met during the COVID-19 crisis. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto There’s little question the coronavirus had a major effect on businesses, many of which were left shuttered, partially open, or at limited capacity. A new Vodafone Business . . . Read more

Remote work is closing the wage gap

A new Upwork report analyzes the economic impact of remote work and its potential to solve the growing geographic wage and opportunity gap in the US. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto The pandemic sent most people home to shelter and to work. Remote work has been so successful that many companies have . . . Read more

8 Cybersecurity Themes to Expect at Black Hat USA 2020

Enterprise VulnerabilitiesFrom DHS/US-CERT’s National Vulnerability Database CVE-2020-15908PUBLISHED: 2020-07-23 tar/TarFileReader.cpp in Cauldron cbang (aka C-Bang or C!) before 1.6.0 allows Directory Traversal during extraction from a TAR archive. CVE-2020-10917PUBLISHED: 2020-07-22 This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of NEC ESMPRO Manager 6.42. Authentication is not required . . . Read more