Last updated at Fri, 28 Jun 2024 17:47:19 GMT

In today's cybersecurity landscape, staying ahead of evolving threats is crucial. The State of Security Panel from our Take Command summit held May 21st delved into how artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping cyber attacks and defenses.

The discussion highlighted the dual role of AI in cybersecurity, presenting both challenges and solutions. To learn more about these insights and protect your organization from sophisticated threats, watch the full video.

Key takeaways from the 30 minute panel:

  1. AI-Enhanced Attacks: Friendly Hacker and CEO of SocialProof Security Rachel Tobac highlighted the growing use of AI by attackers, stating, “Eight times out of ten, I’m using AI tools during my attacks.” AI helps create convincing phishing emails and scripts, making attacks more efficient and scalable.
  2. Voice Cloning and Deepfakes: Attackers are now using AI for voice cloning and deep fakes, making it vital for organizations to verify identities through multiple communication channels. Rachel continued, "We can even do a deep fake, live during a Teams or Zoom call to trick somebody."
  3. Cloud Vulnerabilities: Rapid7’s Chief Security Officer Jaya Baloo pointed out that roughly  45% of data breaches are due to cloud issues, caused by misconfigurations and vulnerabilities, making cloud security a critical focus.

“Professional paranoia is something that I think we should hold dear to us,” - Jaya Bayloo, Chief Security Officer, Rapid7

Watch the full video here.