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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…

McAfee Folds Analytics Into Security Tools

The hackers are winning, and most cyber defenses are reactive despite ongoing efforts to achieve real-time threat detection capabilities. While artificial intelligence approaches are making inroads in the cat-and-mouse g Read more…

Hacker Hunting: Combatting Cybercrooks with Big Data

When it comes to cybersecurity, the big data explosion represents both a liability and an asset. On the one hand, big collections of data represent a treasure trove that hackers would love to get their dirty little mitts Read more…

Startup Takes AI Approach as Cyber Threats Mount

Little else has worked lately when it comes to cybersecurity, prompting a startup and its backers to give artificial intelligence a shot. A group of industry veterans that includes a former FBI cyber-security expert e Read more…

Masking Technical Complexity in the Security Data Lake

Today's growing cybersecurity threat demands a sophisticated response, one that increasingly involves the utilization of big data technologies like parallel file systems and machine learning. However, some security exper Read more…

How ‘Purple Rain’ Bolsters Security Intelligence for Capital One

In the cat-and-mouse game of cyber security, sometimes you win, and sometimes the bad guys get a victory. Thanks to a powerful new security framework dubbed "Purple Rain," the folks at Capital One are setting themselves Read more…

Cybersecurity Grabs the Big Data Spotlight

For all the good that big data can bring your company, it also introduces certain risks. Thanks to a growing awareness about the importance of cybersecurity as a result of recent high-profile breaches, businesses will ha Read more…

Machine Learning Enlisted to Fight Ransomware

Everyone seemingly is complaining about the spread of ransomware, and now somebody is trying to do something about it using machine learning-based behavioral analytics techniques to track suspicious behavior on company n Read more…

Why ONI May Be Our Best Hope for Cyber Security Now

Huge volume of network data has made it all but impossible for the good guys to detect new security threats, which has created space for the bad guys to operate. But thanks to a new Apache big data project called Open Ne Read more…

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