CyberSecurity Knuggets

Jan 15, 2024

I’ve been hearing a lot about the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in different sectors, and it’s raising some red flags in terms of cybersecurity. The use of AI in cybersecurity itself is a major concern, as it’s changing the landscape and potentially opening up new vulnerabilities. The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has even issued a cybersecurity guide for AI developers, pointing out the lack of foolproof methods for protecting AI systems from misdirection. This is definitely something that needs to be addressed urgently.

But it’s not just cybersecurity that’s at risk – the use of AI in healthcare and public health is also raising ethical and safety concerns. There’s a growing need for ethical governance in AI-driven healthcare, especially with the potential for AI to predict major human life events like death. It’s a serious issue that can’t be overlooked.

The impact of AI on human employment is another pressing concern, particularly in customer service, retail business, and marketing. The potential for AI to transform the retail market and change the way businesses operate raises questions about data privacy and security in AI-powered retail environments.

And let’s not forget about the use of AI in robotics, particularly in industrial and healthcare settings. The safety and security implications of autonomous robotic systems need immediate attention and ethical considerations, especially as AI-powered robots start handling daily chores and making autonomous decisions. These are all issues that require urgent action and careful consideration.

Stay Well!