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Still not automatic…Use AI intelligently in cybersecurity

CyberWisdom Commentary:

I couldn’t believe this story from information-age.com that outlines the truth about AI uses with cybersecurity.  I agree with Nick where he explains that AI has to offer is undoubtedly impressive, but it shouldn’t be taken as an indication that AI can be left to its own devices, fixing problems and eliminating threats without us lifting a finger. A human touch is still needed.

Overstating the capabilities of AI as a cyber security tool could leave organisations exposed to cyber attacks However sophisticated, no single AI entity can handle the breadth of concerns necessary to act alone against the barrage of human and artificial cyber threats everyone faces Bold claims have been made about the potential for cyber security solutions to detect and block attacks with little to no human involvement. During the last 12 months in particular the volume has been turned up on the potential of increased AI and automation helping to win the ongoing battle against cybercrime. What AI has to offer is undoubtedly impressive, but it shouldn’t be taken as an indication that AI can be left to its own devices, fixing problems and eliminating threats without us lifting a finger. >See also: EXCLUSIVE: Cyber security predictions from CUJO AI  Even if these AI security solutions can work independently – a notion that should be taken with a huge pinch of salt – a machine-only approach to cyber security will still leave organisations vulnerable to attack. AI algorithms and neural nets are complex and revolutionary, but that doesn’t make them the remedy to every ill. Market interest in AI is explosive. Engaging post, Read More…

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