December 31, 2020 — Nathan Hull, Technologent Principal Solutions Architect at Technologent, was recently featured on HRIS & Payroll Excellence, which helps HR departments connect all aspects of core HR, integrating HR Management with all processes of payroll and IT.
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“I would say AI technology-driven attacks are a leading emerging threat. Whether that technology is used to create a deepfake, mimic human behavior to avoid detection or to automate a campaign, it is something everyone should be aware of,” notes Nathan Hull, Principal Solutions Architect, Technologent.
With over 15 years of industry experience, Nathan Hull works with clients as a transformational IT consultant. In an exclusive interaction with HR.com, he talks about why AI technology-driven attacks, especially deepfakes, could be the biggest emerging threat companies are looking at as remote is becoming the new norm.
Excerpt from the interview:
Q: What are the newer varieties of cyber threats that have emerged during the Covid-19 period?
Nathan: The majority of attacks being utilized are fairly “traditional” in terms of what we have seen in the cybersecurity space over the past several years. However, Covid-19 has provided a unique opportunity to create themed attacks such as phishing campaigns with content that has intense global interest. Couple that with the large percentage of users who are now working remotely or have shifted outside of their normal daily work routine, and you have somewhat of a perfect storm in regard to a cyber threat opportunity...