The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in the Cybersecurity Industry in many ways, which are still yet to be tapped into. Just as much as other technologies are constantly and dynamically changing, so too is this field. It has just started to make its debut for security applications, and there is a long way to go yet until it is fully adopted and deployed.

But Artificial Intelligence is being used in some key areas in Cybersecurity, which are as follows:

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The Need for vCISOs By SMBs

The Need for vCISOs By SMBs

Cybervisors to the rescue!

For many businesses today, the severe lack of a skilled Cybersecurity workforce is becoming clearly evident on a daily basis.  Just consider some of these statistics:

  • 45% of organizations report that they do not have an adequate IT security staff in order to ensure 24 × 7 × 365 monitoring;
  • 54% of business entities claim that they do not have an adequate Cybersecurity skill set for their size;
  • 57% of entities, even claim that they do not have enough Cybersecurity workers to fully man their Security Operations Centers (SOCs).

It should be noted that the Cybersecurity workforce shortage is a global trend that is occurring not just here in the United States, but on a global basis as well.  This is illustrated in the diagram below:

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Threat Hunting: Being Proactive & Automation – Part 1

Threat Hunting: Being Proactive & Automation

Be the hunter, not the prey.

There is very often a fallacy in the world of Cybersecurity that simply implementing various types and kinds of Security Technologies towards the lines of defenses of a business or a corporation will mean greater levels of protection.

While in theory this may be true, but reality often dictates the opposite of this.  For example, by simply deploying various Security tools, you are actually increasing the attack surface for the Cyber attacker.

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