Will you entrust cybersecurity to AI as per Microsoft


OpenAI-developed conversational AI ChatGPT is hitting the news headlines almost daily, and as it is now a part of Microsoft, the software giant is also getting a lot of credit for devising such a tool that can do anything and everything…well, almost!

Microsoft, which is busy integrating the services of the chatbot into its software products such as Bing, made an announcement that it intends for the world to entrust cybersecurity to artificial intelligence technology, as its capabilities are dynamically superb at countering the present generation of threats existing in the cyber landscape to the fullest.

Thus, by making such an announcement, the technology giant is clear that the proliferation of various language models inducing fear into the minds of security professionals is baseless, as they can be countered smartly.

This is in reference to a buzz created by a security engineer on GitHub on how his team used ChatGPT to obfuscate a malicious code from being detected.

The Windows OS giant also divulged some details about its Security Copilot and added to the statement that all the AI data is protected by the most comprehensive compliance and security controls prevailing in the industry, thus putting an end to the ChatGPT data leak commotion taking place on a tech forum that saw even the senior development engineers from the multinational participate in the discussion to shut down some trolls.

NOTE: Any/every technology is developed by a human mind and will/can be used in favor and against people. Here, the fact is that the fault never lies with the tech, but it’s the using mind that can go either way.


Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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