IBM to train Watson artificial intelligence to tackle cybercrime

NEW DELHI: IBM will collaborate with eight leading universities to train its cloud-based artificially intelligent Watson computer system to tackle cybercrime.”Training Watson for Cyber Security is a critical step in the advancement of cognitive security. Watson is learning the nuances of security research findings and discovering patterns and evidence of hidden cyber attacks and threats that could otherwise be missed,” according to a statement from IBM.Starting this fall, IBM will work with leading universities and their students to further train Watson on Cyber Security.The universities that will be working with IBM include – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Pennsylvania State University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; New York University; University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); University of New Brunswick; University of Ottawa and University of Waterloo.The company intends to begin beta…


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