Tales from the cyber space...

June 27, 2023

The Double-Edged Sword of AI in Cybersecurity

Recently we penned a brief article detailing the use of Artificial Intelligence in bolstering cyber defence strategies, illustrating how it greatly accelerates and enhances the efficiency of corporations. However, this coin has a flip side. The very same technology can also be exploited by nefarious individuals in the cyber world, using AI as a tool to perpetrate malicious activities. Let's delve deeply into the potential scenarios where AI could be turned rogue, serving as an aid to malicious actors.
May 4, 2023

Using AI in cyber security

It's finally happening. Anyone who has been working in this industry for a while knows, that this isn’t the first time AI has been mentioned alongside the realms of cyber security. We didn’t really bite, in reality most of these felt like a product of an overambitious marketing team, jumping onto the advertising hype wagon after the slightest hint of artificial intelligence related work conducted by their development teams. Don’t get me wrong, some of these performed really well, simply it just wasn’t really artificial intelligence.
March 23, 2023

Password Security

In a best practice scenario, passwords are stored in hashes. Hashes are derivatives of a (mostly) irreversible/one-way mathematical function. In other words, when you are registering into a new website and type in the password, your clear text password will go through a mathematical function which will produce a password hash as a result.