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Buckle Up: It’s Time for 2024 Security Predictions

It doesn’t take a prophet to know that computer security will be in the news in 2024, and probably not in a good way. What we don’t know are the particulars of how cybercriminals will be trying to penetrate defenses Read more…

UC Berkeley Profs Raise $10.6M Seed, Launch GenAI Startup for Security

Generative AI driven by advanced machine learning and neural networks has ushered us into a new era of cybersecurity. Using generative AI to boost cybersecurity is an evolving field with the potential to transform how en Read more…

DARPA Issues Cyber Challenge to Find and Fix Security Vulns with AI

Today at Black Hat USA conference, the  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) announced the AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC), a two-year competition to build artificia Read more…

How Neuromorphic Processing and Self-Searching Storage Can Slash Cyber Risk for Federal Agencies

The amount of information organizations must process at the edge has exploded. This is especially true for federal agencies and the military, which generate enormous quantities of data from mobile devices and sensors in Read more…

Data Fabric Specialist Avalor Raises $30M to Stop the Security Data Deluge

A new data fabric player is on the scene, this time for security. Avalor has emerged from stealth via a $25 million Series A round for a total of $30 million raised. Avalor’s Data Fabric for Security application use Read more…

Data Leaders Share Thoughts on World Backup Day

As far as holidays go, World Backup Day does not generate the excitement of Christmas or Halloween. There is no mascot, such as a “Backup Bunny” (sorry, Easter), nor any imbibing of adult beverages, as on St. Patrick Read more…

Feds Boost Cyber Spending as Security Threats to Data Proliferate

Ransomware attacks may have frozen fewer bits of data in 2022, but that doesn’t mean cybercriminals are resting on their laurels. Indeed, new threats are waiting in the wings and demanding new responses, which is one r Read more…

Using AI to Automate, Orchestrate, and Accelerate Fraud Prevention

As fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA) cost government agencies and private companies billions each year, artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed how organizations prevent, monitor, and respond to FWA activity, powering a Read more…

Deep Learning Is Our Best Hope for Cybersecurity, Deep Instinct Says

Thanks to the exponential growth of malware, traditional heuristics-based detection regimes have been overwhelmed, leaving computers at risk. Machine learning approaches can help, but the bottleneck presented by the feat Read more…

Patchwork of Data Privacy Laws Sows Confusion

The European Union’s GDPR. California’s CCPA. Brazil’s LGPD. Canada's PIPEDA. Japan's APPI. Every country and state seems to have its own law governing how personal data can and cannot be used, and companies are st Read more…

Automation: A Pathway to Smarter Cybersecurity

Under regular circumstances, the cybersecurity industry operates against the backdrop of a long-standing labor gap. But, as reported recently by The Wall Street Journal, cybersecurity leaders are currently looking closel Read more…

The Future of Labor in an AI World

What will you be doing on Labor Day in 2030? How about five years from today? Will your job still be available? What skills will your employer demand? Nobody can forecast the future with total certainty, but a conservati Read more…

As AI Matures, So Too Do Risks, Survey Finds

More than half of early AI adopters said they have invested more than $20 million on AI technologies and talent during the past year as they seek to harness machine automation to differentiate their services and create n Read more…

Does the Human Touch + AI = The Future of Work?

Artificial intelligence has long caused fear of job loss across many sectors as companies look for ways to cut costs, support workers and become more profitable.  But new research suggests that even in STEM-based sector Read more…

Security Partnership Combines ML with Net Flow Data

A framework known as network flow is emerging as a cyber-security tool based on the enterprise requirement for broader “network awareness” derived from network flow data. A recent effort with roots in university r Read more…

How Academia Could Help Close the Technology Skills Gap

Academia is attractive for a lot of reasons, but it’s a field where it can be extremely challenging to forge a career. That helps to explain why over the last 10 years, ~60% of new physics PhDs end up taking jobs in ar Read more…

GDPR and the Transparency Revolution

It’s been over a year since GDPR went into effect, and in that time, the regulation has driven a great deal of meaningful conversations around consumer privacy and enterprise data management policies. In an age where " Read more…

Filling Policy Void, U.S. AI Report Outlines Stakes

Who’s ahead in the race to win the global AI race is the subject of intense debate, much of it centered on China’s all-out effort to dominate AI development and whether the U.S. can get its act together in time to ke Read more…

A Deep Learning Approach for Detecting Unknown Malware

All of the major antivirus vendors at this point are moving towards machine learning approaches to keep up with the evolving threat landscape. That's the good news. However, with upwards of 1 million new pieces of malwar Read more…

Machine Learning ‘Arms Race’ Ahead, McAfee Warns

Machine learning is becoming an essential tool for helping cyber defenders detect vulnerabilities, spot suspicious behavior and contain exploits. At the same time, hackers are using machine learning to spot vulnerabiliti Read more…

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