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‘Dual-Use’ AI Poses New Security Threats

Feb 21, 2018 |

While the genie may already be out of the bottle, the rapid growth and broad availability of AI and machine learning technology along with a growing list of development tools is prompting critics to highlight future security concerns and the need to consider upfront the potential for malicious use of the technology. 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…

Machine Learning ‘Arms Race’ Ahead, McAfee Warns

Nov 30, 2017 |

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 vulnerabilities, launch attacks and disrupt models used by defenders. Read more…

Behavior Analytics Looks to Leapfrog SIEMs

Jan 31, 2017 |

So-called “credentials-based attacks” on corporate and government networks using, for example, stolen passwords or other authentication mechanisms, are among the fastest growing cyber threats. However, skeptics are questioning the ability of traditional security information and event management (SIEM) systems to detect the use of stolen passwords or insider attacks. Read more…

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