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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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