This guest blog post is written by one of our approved companies for cybersecurity training.
AI in the HR and L&D world
Artificial intelligence (AI) and deepfakes are hot topics for employees in all industries, not least for recruitment and training professionals.
As it develops, AI is changing the future of HR, allowing professionals to streamline work processes and supporting decision-making processes. At the same time, employee training is benefitting from the AI revolution, with L&D teams harnessing its powers to create engaging, personalised training programmes and to analyse the effectiveness of existing training.
But what about the dangers of AI for HR and L&D teams? In particular, how can AI and deepfakes be leveraged by cybercriminals to manipulate HR processes, and how can we defend ourselves against them?
Deepfake job candidates
In July 2022, the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released an advisory warning of a new social engineering technique in which fraudsters are using fake identities to steal company data.
Seems pretty standard, I hear you say – what’s new about this?
Well, while identity theft has been around for as long as you can remember, the difference here is that the fraudsters are using deepfake technology to misrepresent themselves in employment interviews. Their aim is to successfully navigate the recruitment process to commit cyber attacks.
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