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How AI and Cybersecurity Will Intersect in 2020

Understanding the new risks and threats posed by increased use of artificial intelligence.
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So much of the discussion about cybersecurity's relationship with artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) revolves around how AI and ML can improve security product functionality. However, that is actually only one dimension of a much broader collision between cybersecurity and AI.
 
As applied use of AI/ML starts to advance and spread throughout a plethora of business and technology use cases, security experts are going to need to help their colleagues in the business start to address new risks, new threat models, new domains of expertise, and, yes, sometimes new security solutions.
 
Heading into 2020, business and technology analysts expect to see solid applications of AI and ML accelerate. This means that CISOs and security professionals will need to quickly get up to speed on AI-driven enterprise risks. Here are some thoughts from security veterans on what to expect from AI and cybersecurity in 2020.

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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