In case you missed it, the board of OpenAI abruptly fired CEO Sam Altman late in the afternoon on Friday, November 17th. OpenAI of course is the company behind ChatGPT and DALL-E, and has been working towards a goal of developing an artifical general intelligence (AGI) software.

The Internet is rife with stories and speculation on this, and what it means broadly speaking. But it is clear these events have created a permanent inflection on the state of generative AI development and availability.  This post is focused on how this may impact the security industry specifically.