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Patchwork of Data Privacy Laws Sows Confusion

Oct 9, 2020 |

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 struggling to navigate the differences and adhere to their requirements. Read more…

Automation: A Pathway to Smarter Cybersecurity

Sep 22, 2020 |

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 closely at costs, and until widespread economic recovery is established, many organizations will be facing a growing range of security risks without their usual flexibility to recruit. Read more…

The Future of Labor in an AI World

Sep 7, 2020 |

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 conservative reading of the workplace tea leaves suggests labor is in for a bumpy ride as technological advances make some jobs obsolete, while opening up new opportunities. Read more…

As AI Matures, So Too Do Risks, Survey Finds

Jul 16, 2020 |

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 new products. Read more…

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

Jul 2, 2020 |

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 sectors like cybersecurity, AI simply can’t replace some traits found only in humans, such as creativity, intuition and experience. Read more…

Security Partnership Combines ML with Net Flow Data

Jan 9, 2020 |

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 research from the 1980s called the Open Argus Project is applying machine learning techniques to network flow data to spot threats in enterprise network traffic, including growing amounts of encrypted traffic. Read more…

How Academia Could Help Close the Technology Skills Gap

Oct 15, 2019 |

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 areas of industry such as engineering, computer software and hardware, business, and non-STEM. Read more…

GDPR and the Transparency Revolution

Aug 1, 2019 |

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. Read more…

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

Oct 2, 2018 |

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. Read more…

A Deep Learning Approach for Detecting Unknown Malware

Jan 25, 2018 |

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 malware released into the wild per day, traditional machine learning approaches may be not be up to the task. Read more…

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