Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

ISMG Editors: What Did the Sam Altman-OpenAI Saga Teach Us?

Also: ChatGPT Turns 1 Year Old; Police Nab Ransomware Gang Chief in Ukraine
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz, Michael Novinson and Tom Field

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss Sam Altman and OpenAI's brief leadership nightmare, the state of generative AI one year after the general release of ChatGPT, and how police nabbed a suspected ransomware group ringleader in Ukraine.

See Also: NHS Ransomware Attack: Healthcare Industry Infrastructures Are Critical

The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; and Michael Novinson, managing editor, ISMG business - discussed:

  • What the OpenAI/Sam Altman saga taught us about leadership dynamics, organizational governance and the delicate balance between rapid innovation and stability;
  • Highlights from an interview with Avivah Litan of Gartner Research on generative AI, as ChatGPT marked its one-year anniversary;
  • How police arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against large organizations across more than 70 countries.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Nov. 17 edition on patients suffering after relentless cyberattacks on hospitals and the Nov. 24 edition on whether federal budget cuts will bite U.S. security.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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