Machine learning systems adapt their behavior on the basis of a feedback loop, so they can overlearn and develop blind spots, which if not understood by practitioners can lead to dangerous situations, says Sam Curry of Cybereason.
Automation is the first step toward full-blown machine learning and artificial intelligence. But unfortunately, automation already is being weaponized for malicious purposes, says Fortinet's Derek Manky.
In a keynote address at the RSA Conference 2019, RSA President Rohit Ghai encouraged attendees to work in the coming years to "implement a security program with machines and humans working together. Humans asking questions; machines hunting answers."
Indian hackers recently defaced more than 200 Pakistani websites, apparently in retaliation for a suicide bomber, allegedly from Pakistan, killing 40 Indian soldiers on Feb. 14. Now the Indian hacking community must work with the government to prepare for a possible retaliatory cyberattack from Pakistan.
As the use of artificial intelligence tools and robotics continues to grow, it's crucial for organizations to assess the potential security risks posed, says attorney Stephen Wu, who reviews key issues in an interview.
Security practitioners should strive to offer their organizations "frictionless" security that's truly a business enabler, says Sridhar Govardhan, newly appointed CISO of Wipro Ltd., a Bengaluru-based company offering information technology, consulting and business process services.
For decades, IT professionals have been fighting malware, hackers, and other threats. Data protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability have long been threatened not only by amateur hackers, but by profit-oriented, well-organised criminals. Victims can usually only react because many of the usual methods...
Around the world, many CIOs at various levels of governments expect an increase in cybersecurity spending in 2019, according to new research from Gartner. Alia Mendonsa, co-author of the report, analyzes the results of a global survey.
Although machine learning and artificial intelligence help in an incident response plan, companies must avoid excessive dependence on them, says Venkata Satish Guttula, director of security at Rediff.com.