What to know: New AI rules in the U.S.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: As the fastest-growing consumer application in history, with more than 100 million monthly active users, ChatGPT has gained the attention of lawmakers and policy analysts around the world. Due to the wave of interest in the technology, the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration…

Twitter no longer exists, it’s just X Corp. now

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In a move sparking intense speculation, Twitter technically “no longer exists” after a merge with X Corp., according to a document submitted to a California court earlier this month. What the change means for Twitter is unclear. In the past, Twitter’s owner, Elon Musk,…

7 tips for tackling cyber security technical debt

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The cyber risk landscape is evolving. Novel attack types are appearing at an unprecedented rate. Cyber criminals are constantly seeking new ways to infiltrate networks, paralyze systems, steal data and drive their own financial gains. As organizations race to keep up with emerging threats,…

Blue-chip insights: The value of a CIO & CDO alliance

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The partnership between the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Data Officer (CDO) is critical in today’s data-driven business landscape. The CIO is responsible for technology infrastructure and development, while the CDO oversees an organization’s information strategy, information governance initiatives, and ensures that…

Strengthening security: A comprehensive, consolidated & collaborative approach

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In 2023, the global cost of cyber attacks is expected to exceed $8 trillion dollars. In 2022, cyber attacks increased by nearly 40%, worldwide, as compared to 2021. From large multi-national corporations to government agencies, many entities need help solving for serious security vulnerabilities…

New landscapes in cloud security (2023)

Richard Flanders has 35 years’ experience in advising clients on all aspects of enterprise IT. He has held senior roles at VMware, Fujitsu and Computacenter and others and is currently leading Check Points’ cloud security business in Eastern EMEA and Africa. He has been in this…

AI and cyber security: Trends, challenges and future prospects

Yaniv Shechtman has over 15 years of expertise in cyber security, AI, and product management. At Check Point, Yaniv’s primary responsibility is to shape Check Point’s Threat Prevention strategy and technologies, ensuring their products are always ahead of modern attackers, and are able to prevent zero-day threats…

What is an ‘island hopping’ attack? (and how to stop one)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: At the mention of island hopping, you’re likely dreaming about adventures in Hawaii, the Caribbean, or similar destinations with majestic views and white-sand beaches. In the context of cyber security, island hopping refers to a sophisticated type of cyber attack. This technique is used…