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posted in August 2018

The Economics of AI-Enabled Security

8/17/2018
While AI greatly enhances security, Securonix CTO Tanuj Gulati points out the need for predictable cost models that insulate SOCs from the variables of massive data volume and intense real-time processing.

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Building Security into the DevOps Pipeline

8/17/2018
As companies pump more code into production at a faster pace, CA Veracode VP of Security Research Chris Eng stresses the importance of avoiding vulnerabilities by building security directly into the DevOps pipeline.

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The Rise of Bespoke Ransomware

8/17/2018
Drawing from a recent study by SophosLabs, Principal Research Scientist Chester Wisniewski highlights a shift to the rise of more targeted and sophisticated ransomware threats, such as SamSam.

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