From buzzworthy to mandatory – AI and machine learning in financial crime and compliance

Read how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be helpful in fighting cyber crime and in regulatory compliance on IT Pro Portal : Banks process an incredible volume of transactions every day. How can banks identify white collar crime in an expected, streamlined manner without impeding legitimate transactions? Artificial intelligence and machine learning are the […]

Machine learning offers hope in the fight against cybercrime

Read why Ben Rossi says that machine learning can help businesses fight cyber crime on Information Age : The UK government statistics for 2016 reported that 65% of large firms detected a breach in the previous year, a quarter of which occurred at least once a month. More worryingly, a report by Gartner shows that […]

You Wouldn’t Put A Four-Year-Old In Charge Of Security… Would You?

Read Kirsten Bay outline the limitations of AI in cyber security and why the human brain remains our greatest asset in the battle against cyber attacks on Information Security Buzz : Let’s start by stating the obvious, shall we? Cyber security is a huge issue. According to official statistics, 90 per cent of all large […]

Can Watson Repel Cyberattacks?

Read Adam Stone’s article about whether the IBM’s AI tool, Watson can repel cyber attacks on Government Technology : By terms of sheer volume, cybersecurity analysis can be a losing bet. The typical security operations center logs almost 17,000 malware alerts in a typical week, according to a report by the Ponemon Institute. The center […]

How A.I. could be our most intelligent defense against hackers

Read why Shanika Gunaratna says that artificial intelligence will emerge as our best defense against hackers on CNBC News : It’s by now a familiar cycle: news breaks that troves of sensitive data from some key database, server or system have been compromised, and a game of high-level speculation — engaging the most sophisticated reporters, […]

IBM’s Watson Joins the War on Cybercrime

Watson, a computer system loaded up with access to massive databases and machine learning, had to be primed for this new role. In the first phase of the learning process, Watson was given a large number of technical reports, blog posts, news stories, textbooks, and social media posts, as well as notes from IBM pros. […]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Solve The Security Skills Shortage

Read Gunter Ollmann’s article about how artificial intelligence will solve cyber security skill shortage on Dark Reading : Unlike industries that fear the intrusion of AI, the infosec world is embracing this revolutionary technology, and the seismic changes it will bring to threat detection and mitigation. Read his full article here.

Venture Capital Pioneer Vinod Khosla Says AI Will Lead to Massive Job Displacement

Vinod Khosla is among the world’s most influential venture capitalists. He co-founded Sun Microsystems and served as its CEO before joining Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Mr. Khosla, 61, now runs Khosla Ventures. CIO Journal met with Mr. Khosla at the Structure technology conference in San Francisco on November 8. Read more about the interview […]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Solve The Security Skills Shortage

Read Gunter Ollmann’s article about how artificial intelligence will solve the big question of huge cyber security skill shortage on Dark Reading : I was reminded of a mathematical hypothesis called the singularity when I read Vinod Khosla’s recent interview in the Wall Street Journal and his prediction of massive job displacement and the growth […]

5 Things Security Pros Need To Know About Machine Learning

The concept of machine learning has been around for decades. Machine Learning (ML) is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Industries and government agencies working with large amounts of data are using machine learning technology to glean insights from this data in real time. […]