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Episode 166: But Why, AI? ZestAI’s Quest to make Artificial Intelligence Explainable

In this episode of the podcast (#166): Jay Budzik, the Chief Technology Officer at ZestAI, joins us to talk about that company’s push to make artificial intelligence decisions explainable and how his company’s technology is helping to root out synthetic identity fraud.

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Spotlight Podcast: Security Automation is (and isn’t) the Future of Infosec

In this Spotlight Podcast, we speak with David Brumley, the Chief Executive Officer at the security firm ForAllSecure and an expert on the use of machine learning and automation to cyber security problems. We talk about the growing demand for security automation tools and how the chronic cyber security talent shortage in North America and elsewhere is driving investment in automation.

Antivirus Software is dying. What will replace it?

In this industry perspective, Dan Larson of the firm CrowdStrike argues that antivirus software is becoming less effective at stopping damaging cyber attacks, but that companies need to look before they leap when replacing it. 

At BlackHat: Hell is Other People’s Machine Learning

In-brief: Machine learning is all the rage in the information security industry. But a study by Endgame and University of Virginia suggests that it may be vulnerable to manipulation by sophisticated AI-driven tools.

Cyber Threats in 2017: Five Predictions

In-brief: Five predictions about the cyber threats and security challenges that 2017 has in store for us.