Threat Landscape Briefing – March 2023

This Briefing explores the potential impact of AI on cybersecurity and how it may empower threat actors. We also examine the effects of a recent cyberattack on a manufacturing company and discuss the role of the FBI in combatting ransomware. It also reports on a new threat actor targeting industrial systems and will provides information about a new technique to maintain persistence in Amazon Web Services environments.

In this month's report we explore:

Is ChatGPT Safe? Can ChatGPT Become a Cybersecurity Threat? (01:09)

Security Leaders Weigh ChatGPT’s Potential for Good and Evil (02:57)

Canadian Tool Manufacturer Hit by Cyberattack (03:56)

The FBI’s Role in Combatting Ransomware (06:39)

Erythrite Emerges as a Legitimate Industrial Cybersecurity Threat Actor (8:26)

  • Erythrite’s attack uses search engine algorithm gaps by presenting links leading users to their malware. End-user security training is a key part of your security strategy.
  • Use the Secure IT/OT Convergence blueprint to create a holistic IT/OT security culture.

A Technique That Allows Persistence Through AWS User Federation (10:38)

Featured Speakers

Michel Hebert

Research Director, Security & Privacy
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Logan Rohde

Senior Research Analyst, Security, Risk & Compliance
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Carlos Rivera

Principal Research Advisor, Security & Privacy
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Bob Wilson

Research Advisor
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Ahmad Jowhar

Research Specialist, Security & Privacy
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