Saturday, March 25, 2017

RSA cryptographer panel weighs in on impact of AI on security

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, on February 14, 2017, a panel of noted cryptographic scientists addressed current opportunities, challenges and policy implications of cryptography as a critical cyber security tool. The panel: Paul...

$300 million Trident cybersecurity fund shows depth of security woes

Trident Capital Cybersecurity has raised $300 million to invest in new technology companies tackling security threats around the internet of things, payment technologies, identity management, privacy and data management. The new fund, launched by the...

AI-based typing biometrics might be authentication’s next big thing

Identifying or authenticating people based on how they type is not a new idea, but thanks to advances in artificial intelligence it can now be done with a very high level of accuracy, making...

Security scientists can learn from data scientists to improve cybersecurity

Security remains one of the top unresolved challenges for businesses. Billions of dollars have been spent on security technology over the last 30 years, yet hackers seem to be more successful than ever. Every...

IBM acquiring Agile 3 Solutions to give execs visiblity into security risks

IBM Security has acquired Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based company with a security analytics dashboard aimed at helping executives understand cyber-security risks inside an organization. The acquisition gives IBM another tool in its security arsenal to...

Google Develops Custom Security Chip for Servers

Google creates a vacuum of excitement wherever it goes. Since last year, when the company said that it had devised a custom chip for accelerating machine learning, there has been much chatter about the...

How IBM is providing cybersecurity using artificial intelligence

Cybercrime is an epidemic. Consider these statistics from Checkmarx: Cybercrime is expected to cost businesses over $2 trillion annually by 2019, four times as much as 2015. In the U.S., a breach costs a...

15 AI Predictions for 2017: Expect AI-as-a-Service, smart malware

Master cyber criminals, super-trojans, workforce shifts, advanced analytics and more – CBR talks to the experts about how 2017 could prove an even bigger, smarter year for artificial intelligence. The Year of the AI Consumer Babak...

Artificial Intelligence Now Has a Voice, But Security Challenges Loom

Amazon's Alexa, which provides an easy way to play music, turn on a light or order toiletries, is one of the first steps to artificial intelligence that can greatly benefit us in our day-to-day...

None of your data is private, Evernote reminds us

In case you needed another reminder that there's no such thing as true privacy online ... here it is: Note-taking app Evernote said this week that some of its employees will be able to access...

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