IBM Watson fights cyber criminals with machine learning and analytics

News: Analytics programme turns cyber security tool as IBM launches research project. IBM Security has launched a research project that will train its machine-learning and analytics tool Watson to become a powerful cyber security tool. The project, called Watson for Cyber Security, has been fed data for the last year to train it in the language of security. Now, a partnership with 8 universities in the US and Canada will aim to expand the quantity of security data in the system. IBM’s world-renowned X-Force research library will form part of the material fed to Watson for Cyber Security. Beta production deployments that take advantage of IBM Watson for Cyber Security will launch later this year. The universities involved include California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Pennsylvania State University; Massachusetts Institute of…


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