The Importance of Meaningful Features in Machine Learning-Based Cyber Security

09 Dec The Importance of Meaningful Features in Machine Learning-Based Cyber Security We’ve published a number of blogs on the application of machine learning to security (3 Reasons Why Machine Learning is Not a Cybersecurity Pipe Dream, Your Levenshtein distance module told you something was amiss. Now what?, Machine Learning: Providing a Much Needed Assist for Cyber Security and Clearing the Air: How Machine Learning Can Enable Data-based Cyber Security). Machine learning models learn from example inputs in order to make data-driven predictions. The model chosen and the available training data clearly have an impact on the results produced. But there is one additional, very important group of actors that doesn’t get any of the limelight and is key to the success of applied machine learning, called features. What are…


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