How AI is Becoming Essential to Cyber-Strategy
Infosec budgets are not matching the pace of change
Most security departments will acknowledge that their resources are already spread too thinly. Now there is an expectation to do much more with even less. What is the answer? In a recent Infosecurity webinar, the topic of the impact of artificial intelligence on cyber-resilience was discussed. Could AI be the answer to extending the value and efficacy of cybersecurity?
Until 2014, AI, especially AI for security purposes, was for the most part just a marketing term. AI was far from a mature technology and something called multi-layer artificial neural networks was a capability that had only recently been invented.
Techies understand that programming is a process of humans providing conditional instructions to software. If this happens, then do that. A traditional software program has no AI – in other words, it cannot decide anything for itself, it is just operating a set of pre-defined instructions.