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The Double-Edged Sword of Artificial Intelligence in Security
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7/29/2018 | 12:35:08 PM
AI as a tool
It's no surprise that cyber experts are concerned. After all, for hackers, AI presents the ideal tool to enable scale and efficiency I agree with this, AI is just a tool, it can be bused for good and bad purposes.
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7/29/2018 | 12:24:34 PM
Re: The unfortunate choice of the term: "Artificial Intelligence"
Fuzzy Logic have the capability to generate astonishing and highly useful results; but those results come from a new kind of collective human intelligence Agree with this. With AI we are trying to take the human out of this equation.
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7/29/2018 | 12:19:59 PM
Re: The unfortunate choice of the term: "Artificial Intelligence"
form of automation - and their "decisions" are predetermined by programming AI is less about programming but more about training. Basically training produces program for us.
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7/29/2018 | 12:14:50 PM
Re: The unfortunate choice of the term: "Artificial Intelligence"
Yet, even these are apt to let some important components of their "HI" (Human Intelligence), For me the ultimate goal of AI is to simulate HI (human intelligence)
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7/29/2018 | 12:12:02 PM
AI in cybersecurity
Based on the amount of data that needs to be porcessed daily ther is no practical way of managing security than using an automated system. No amount of human resource will be enough to manage the security talks in todays world sine that is huge and requires more efficient way of analyzing it.
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7/27/2018 | 11:50:49 AM
The unfortunate choice of the term: "Artificial Intelligence"
I'd guess most readers here have a pretty good (some even an expert's), idea of the mechanisms within the technologies categorized as "AI".  Yet, even these are apt to let some important components of their "HI" (Human Intelligence), lead them to the same false implications as the layman; in a way similar to that which brought Percival Lowell to interpret the observation of "canali" (grooves or channels), by an Italian astronomer, as evidence of "MI" (Martian Intelligence).  Just as Carl Sagan pointed out, the real intelligence [perception, imagination and creativity] was on Lowell's end of the telescope.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Karte_Mars_Schiaparelli_MKL1888.png 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lowell_Mars_channels.jpg

The article has "...AI and its ability to make automated decisions..."; which is fine, as long as you understand that AI technologies are a form of automation - and their "decisions" are predetermined by programming.   Programs don't "decide" any more than an electron decides which path to take through a transistor.  Incorporation of powerful statistical processes, unprecedented computational power and Fuzzy Logic have the capability to generate astonishing and highly useful results; but those results come from a new kind of collective human intelligence - nothing artificial about it. 

Keep this in mind, and we're less apt to wonder down the road that leads to "UFO" implying spacecraft of extraterrestrial origin (rather than that not all objects observed flying are identified); or that recognizing that the earth's climate has always been changing should implies that we buy into a particular catechism of assumptions known as "climate change". 


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