Using AI to multiply the efforts of human InfoSec analysts

Although vendor-written, this contributed piece does not promote a product or service and has been edited and approved by Network World editors. The most frustrating fact in InfoSec is that attack information is there in the data, but today’s systems are not capable of getting to that data in time and, as a result, they miss attacks and generate a lot of false positives. Hiring more analysts isn’t the answer because of the costs involved and the difficulty in finding the right talent.  The unemployment rate for InfoSec professionals is essentially zero. In fact, Cisco puts the worldwide shortage of InfoSec professionals at 1 million. The trick is to emulate the human analyst, since we know humans are best at judging if something is an attack or not, and emulating…


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