Darktrace Automates Network Security Through Machine Learning

Darktrace co-founder Poppy Gustafsson recently predicted, at TechCrunch Disrupt London, that malicious actors will increasingly use artificial intelligence to create more sophisticated spearphishing attacks. Criminals are just as capable of using artificial intelligence as those trying to thwart them, according to security vendor ESET‘s 2017 trends report, with “next-gen” security marketers throwing around the buzzwords “machine learning,” “behavioral analysis” and more. That’s making it more difficult for potential customers to sift through all the hype. It predicts the rise of “jackware” or Internet-of-Things ransomware, such as locking the software in cars until a ransom is paid. Darktrace has noted IoT security problems in some unexpected places: The fingerprint scanner at the warehouse of a luxury goods manufacturer was breached. Not only were all the employees’ fingerprints stolen, hackers uploaded their own…

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