Why Machine Learning Is Our Last Hope for Cybersecurity

(Bruce Rolff/Shutterstock) Fraud detection. Customer recommendations. Search engine results.  These use cases–and so many more–all owe a debt to machine learning. By automatically discovering patterns that lead to insights and creating predictive models that drive actions, the technology has proven its value many times, and to many industries. More recently, machine learning has begun to make a name for itself in the field of cybersecurity. There are multiple reasons that manual cybersecurity practices on their own are no longer sufficient to protect businesses, governments and other organizations. Here are a few: There’s simply too much security-related data coming onto the network from an ever-widening array of connected devices; There are too few qualified personnel to assure proper integration of the multiple systems that feed security data into Security and Event Management…


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