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CyberBeat #89
May 2023

FEATURE: Elon Musk's Confession - I Am The Reason OpenAI Exists

Latest CyberBeat News

Attention Australian Banks and Telcos! You May Soon have to Follow Secure-by-design Principles for Software Engineering Teams

26 May 2023
The Quad nations - Australia, the United States, Japan, and India - have published joint principles for secure software after a meeting in Hiroshima.

eSafety Commission Warns AI Tools will Automate Child Grooming By Predators

26 May 2023
Julie Inman Grant says the possibility of chat bots being created to contact young people sets up ‘sinister new avenues for manipulation’

Facebook owner Meta fined AUD 2 billion for Mishandling User Information

26 May 2023
Penalty from Ireland’s privacy regulator is a record for breach of EU data protection regulation.

A.I. Generated Misinformation Flooding the Internet

26 May 2023
The findings in two new reports raise fresh concerns over how artificial intelligence may transform the misinformation landscape online.

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Previous Podcasts

CyberBeat news #88 18 May 2023

ITC spending in this year's budget. Will the substantial investment actually yield the desired results?

CyberBeat news #87 11 May 2023

The Wall Street Journal’s Technology Columnist, Joanna Stern, describes what happened and how others reacted when she cloned herself with AI.

CyberBeat news #86 04 May 2023

This week is Privacy Awareness Week - and The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has launched a back to basics campaign.

CyberBeat news #85 27 April 2023

Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Alvaro Bedoya reassures Americans that consumer protection laws and others are already in place to safeguard against companies attempting to take advantage of AI advancements.

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