Automating It Security
ComputerWeekly, July 20th, 2020
August 2, 2020,
Volume 268, Issue 5

IT security's battle with the hacking community has always been a game of cat and mouse, but it's becoming increasingly automated

"A study from Forrester recently warned that IT security professionals are becoming increasingly concerned about the rise in cyber crime powered by artificial intelligence (AI)," writes Cliff Saran in ComputerWeekly.

"The study, commissioned by Darktrace, reported that close to 80% of cyber security decision-makers anticipate offensive artificial intelligence (AI) to increase the scale and speed of attacks.

In addition to their quickness, 66% also expect offensive AI to conduct attacks that no human could conceive of. The study warned that these attacks will be stealthy and unpredictable in a way that enables them to evade traditional security approaches that rely on rules and signatures and only reference historical attacks..."

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