AI: Empowering Industries to Identify and Overcome Cyber thefts

AI: Empowering Industries to Identify and Overcome Cyber thefts

Capital Markets CIO Outlook | Friday, May 31, 2019

FREMONT, CA: Cybersecurity demands critical importance and with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) adverse security circumstances can be mitigated and handled effectively. Across several enterprises, AI has already displayed unlimited potential in several applications. Deploying AI for cybersecurity solutions will protect businesses from existing cyber threats and help identify newer malware as well. AI-powered cybersecurity systems can help in the creation of better prevention and recovery strategies, which also add up to adequate security measures. Use AI for cybersecurity will give rise to data-driven security models.

AI is implemented for cybersecurity. Biometric logins can be used as AI system can scan retina, palm, finger, and prints accurately. AI can identify the threat and malicious actions. Cybersecurity firms are training AI systems to detect malware and viruses with the help of several data sets. AI-powered systems can collect data automatically by scanning articles, news about cyber threats, and select beneficial information with natural language processing Companies usually use authentication models to secure vital data from intruders. Using AI for cybersecurity will help create a dynamic and global authentication framework that alters access privileges based on location or network.

There are many advantages of deploying AI for cybersecurity, but there are also some restrictions that are preventing the mainstream adoption of the technology. Firstly, building and maintaining an AI-based system demands an enormous amount of resources, such as computing power, memory, and data. Cybersecurity firms need to feed new datasets of malicious codes and non-malicious codes frequently. If the data used for training requirements are inadequate, then it will lead to unproductive results.

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Businesses need to realize that AI has a long way to go before it becomes the most efficient cybersecurity solution. Hiring experienced cybersecurity professionals with niche skills better serves the purpose. Cybersecurity professionals can examine systems and networks for vulnerabilities and fix them pre-emptively. Close attention must be paid to the outgoing traffic and apply egress filters to restrict the outgoing traffic. Constant research and development in AI are supporting the technology grow exponentially. 

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