AI and Cybersecurity: Understanding the Advantages and Limitations

25/06/2019 - Lastline co-founder Giovanni Vigna defined some key terms and dispelled some misperceptions about the differences between artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Today we’d like to continue the discussion by looking at what AI can do particularly well, and it’s limitations. While AI is being leveraged in a wide number of areas, cybersecurity is one that has received special attention because of the rate at which threats are evolving and the volume of attacks. Organizations require a solution that can keep up. AI sometimes is championed as that solution – a silver bullet that will “solve” cybersecurity. While that isn’t the case, AI is an exciting technology that provides some real-world benefits today, and promises to have even greater potential for the future…..