On January 4, 2024, NetSPI’s Field CISO Nabil Hannan contributed an article to Information Week on the rise of deepfakes, how they’re used, and how they affect the security landscape. Read the preview below or view the full story online.


Deepfakes are increasingly popular as a modern technology phenomenon, gaining popularity primarily because the source code and software to create them have become readily available to the public.

At the same time, recent data indicates general awareness around deepfakes continues to increase, especially as high-profile figures like Mark Zuckerberg are mimicked through the technology. However, while deepfakes are not so new anymore, questions remain around the practical applications of using a deepfake as an attack vector, how easy it is to perform this kind of attack, and what they mean for our security.

You can read the full article at https://www.informationweek.com/machine-learning-ai/the-rise-of-deepfakes-and-what-they-mean-for-security.