artificial intelligence

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. 

Bad Neighborhoods Predict Which Computers Turn To Crime, Also

  In-brief:  The ‘bad neighborhoods’ effect applies to bots, too, according to the firm Recorded Future, which says that it can identify computers that are likely to be involved in botnets, even before they are, based on their neighborhood.

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No Panacea, Machine Learning Still Poised to Transform Security Work

In-brief: experts at an event in San Francisco predicted that humans will be in the loop on information security for the foreseeable future, even as advances in machine learning eliminate whole categories of lower level information security work.

Tech Giants Team Up On Ethics for Artificial Intelligence | The New York Times

In-brief: Alphabet, IBM, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon are teaming to pioneer ethical guidelines for artificial intelligence, the New York Times reported.