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PodChats for FutureCISO: Mitigating deepfakes in the enterprise

October 05, 2023 CXOCIETY | FutureCIO FutureCFO FutureIoT Season 4
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PodChats for FutureCISO: Mitigating deepfakes in the enterprise
Show Notes

Fraud, stock-price manipulation, damage to reputation and the brand, sextortion scams that sabotage employee morale, misinformation and disinformation. These are five deepfake scams that Forrester VP and principal analyst, Jeff Pollard warns organisations have to take seriously now before these become weaponised against enterprises.

Joining us on PodChats for FutureCISO is Jonas Walker, Director of Threat Intelligence, Fortiguard Labs at Fortinet to help us prepare our systems and processes for the eventual arrival of Deepfake. 

1.         In corporate security lingo, what is a deepfake?

2.         Is it easy to create a deepfake version of someone?

3.         We understand deepfakes to scam individuals and Financial Institutions as well, are there any new deepfake scams one should be vigilant about?

4.         Is it foreseeable that someone can authorize the use of his or her deepfake persona for use in various purposes to make campaign calls and to record messages, authorizing someone’s signature and having it reproduced?

5.         What kind of education, in your opinion, can help the digital and non-digital savvy citizens in spotting deepfake scams, given the sophistication level?

6.         You mentioned that police. Will regulations to clamp down Deepfake apps be the only way to go to go in the future? 

7.         What’s in store for enterprises in 2024?