Feature: AI in cyber-security – are we trying to run before we can crawl?

Intelligent and automated systems are currently being touted as the next step in cyber-security to help combat the ‘always-on’ cyber-criminal, but are they right for us? And are we prepared for them? While walking around the larger industry shows, those hosting say more than 140 vendors, it doesn’t take long to realise that artificial intelligence and machine-learning are the current ‘it’ girls of the cyber-security industry. In an effort to define what ‘artificial intelligence’ actually is, Luger & Stubblefield described in their 2004 book on artificial intelligence, that an ideal “intelligent” machine is a flexible rational agent that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximise its chance of success at some goal based on a complex set of calculations. As notifications from UBA, SIEM and threat intelligence systems continue…


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