The Future of Defensive Cybersecurity: Training AI to Think Like a Security Analyst
Date & Time
Monday, March 22, 2021, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Mike Beck

The speed and scale of sophisticated cyber-attacks is rapidly increasing. As the cybersecurity industry continues to endure an ongoing skills shortage, over-worked and under-resourced teams urgently need augmentation to defend against evolving, sophisticated, and persistent threats. For over three years, Darktrace experts have been working to meet this challenge, investigating whether they could teach AI to think like a cybersecurity analyst. It takes subtle, nuanced skills and implicit knowledge for an analyst to detect genuinely threatening activity and the creation of the world-first Cyber AI Analyst, which analyzed over one hundred of the world’s top threat analysts and complex machine learning algorithms.