Fake news, fake accounts - even fake food. Gartner analyst Avivah Litan is concerned about the onslaught of "fake everything" and how it undermines the trust upon which enterprises are built. In this 2020 preview, Litan discusses emerging technologies to combat the fakes.
Just by using the term "artificial intelligence," we're already having the wrong conversation about machines and cybersecurity, says Chris Calvert of Respond Software. What conversations should we be having? Calvert discusses the proper balance of humans and machines.
Security experts speaking on the ending "locknote" panel at this year's Black Hat Europe highlighted trends from the conference, including the rise of fuzzing, simplification via the cloud, increasing vendor transparency as well as the industry too often still failing to focus on the basics.
The use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics has enormous potential, but along with that promise come critical privacy and security challenges, says technology attorney Stephen Wu.
A new defense company has been formed in United Arab Emirates, combining three government-owned and 22 independent companies in an effort to develop technologies to help thwart cyberattacks and repel military drones.
Elizabeth Denham, the U.K.'s chief privacy watchdog, is urging police to go slow when it comes to using live facial recognition. She also calls on the government to create a statutory code of practice for police use of the technology.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning can play important roles in taking a proactive approach to mitigating cyberthreats, says Sameer Ratolikar, CISO at HDFC Bank in India. He'll be a featured speaker at ISMG's Cybersecurity Summit in Mumbai on Nov. 21.
In the new world of ubiquitous connected devices and myriad cybersecurity alerts, artificial intelligence and machine learning can enable autonomous response - a boon to overworked security teams, says Darktrace's Mariana Pereira.
Organizations are accepting that the network perimeter no longer serves as the "ultimate defense" and thus adapting zero-trust principles, including least privilege, based on the understanding that they may already have been compromised, says Darran Rolls of SailPoint.
Robotic process automation aims to use machine learning to create bots that automate high-volume, repeatable tasks. But as organizations tap RPA, they must ensure they take steps to maintain data security, says Deloitte's Ashish Sharma.
Airports across the globe are increasingly leveraging facial recognition technology to verify and authenticate passengers. But some privacy advocates have raised concerns, especially in India, where several airports are ramping up facial recognition programs.
Artificial intelligence technologies that provide surveillance capabilities can have upsides as well as downsides. Unfortunately, as developers and governments rush to experiment, security, privacy, data protection and liability questions remain unanswered.