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TV Expert Interviews / Artificial Intelligence / Jun 15, 2024 / Posted by Frank Kyazze / 13

Cybersecurity, Privacy, and AI Ethics Walk into a Boardroom (video)


Navigating the Digital Frontier: The Role of GRC in Business Growth and Security

We recently talked with Frank Kyazze, the CEO and founder of GRC Knight. We discussed governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). This topic is becoming more important in today’s digital world. Here are some key insights from our conversation.

Building Digital Trust: Cybersecurity, Privacy, and AI Ethics

Frank emphasized the importance of GRC in creating digital trust. Digital trust drives growth, revenue, and conversions. With rising cybersecurity threats, strong security measures are vital. These measures protect against malicious attacks, especially those involving artificial intelligence (AI).

A key point was the need for clear policies and security awareness training. With remote work on the rise, organizations must protect data and individuals. The pandemic has brought new challenges, like using personal devices for work, which require stricter security protocols.

The Ethical Implications of AI

We discussed the ethical risks of using AI. Ensuring unbiased decision-making in AI systems is crucial. AI can perpetuate or create biases, which organizations must address proactively.

Earning Digital Trust in the Cloud and SaaS Sectors

Frank shared insights on how cloud service providers and SaaS companies earn digital trust. He explained the strict security requirements for working with the federal government and the necessary compliance measures for certifications. These steps are vital for building customer confidence and securing data.

We also talked about the challenges smaller organizations face in achieving compliance. Frank believes automation can simplify the compliance process. Technology helps companies meet the strict requirements for handling sensitive information.

The Future of Cybersecurity: Preparing for Advanced Threats

Frank shared his thoughts on the future of cybersecurity. He warned about advanced social engineering tactics like deepfakes and voice cloning. The need for regulations to ensure AI safety and accountability was a recurring theme, especially for large corporations.

We discussed the role of open-source AI in promoting transparency and preventing misuse. Without transparency, the risk of abusing AI technologies increases. This makes open-source initiatives crucial.

Our Host

John is the Amazon bestselling author of Winning the Battle for Sales: Lessons on Closing Every Deal from the World’s Greatest Military Victories and Social Upheaval: How to Win at Social Selling. A globally acknowledged Sales & Marketing thought leader, speaker, and strategist, he has conducted over 1500 video interviews of thought leaders for Sales POP! online sales magazine & YouTube Channel and for audio podcast channels where Sales POP! is rated in the top 2% of most popular shows out of 3,320,580 podcasts globally, ranked by Listen Score. He is CSMO at Pipeliner CRM. In his spare time, John is an avid Martial Artist.

About Author

Frank Kyazze's career blends innovation, ethics, and humanism in technology. Over the last decade, he's become a leader in digital trust, covering cybersecurity, governance, risk management, compliance, privacy, and AI ethics. From Pittsburgh to New Orleans, as the founder and CEO of GRC Knight, Frank champions strategies that protect national security and our society's infrastructure. His work spans traditional sectors to startups and venture capital, advocating for cybersecurity as a growth engine.


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