Martin Borrett hosted a roundtable at the recent TEISS2018 event entitled "AI, machine learning and the possibilities it opens up in preventing, detecting and responding to attacks".
Now Martin has gone on to discuss AI and Cybersecurity further in this BCS article where he focuses on IBM Watson as a successful example for cyber security.
Borrett is, however, keen not to oversell Watson as a cyber security silver bullet. Cognitive computing is a journey, he says, and it’s one we’re just beginning. ‘There is something tangible here though,’ he concludes. ‘With our early adopters, investigation times have gone down from 60 minutes to a minute. It’ll get faster and it’ll learn more... but it only works in the context of a bigger immune system.’
Cyber-security expert Nader Hosni, Managing Director at Gaia Advisory thinks we should be cautiously optimistic about technologies such as AI and IoT. In order to minimise some negative consequences of technological …