Machine learning systems adapt their behavior on the basis of a feedback loop, so they can overlearn and develop blind spots, which if not understood by practitioners can lead to dangerous situations, says Sam Curry of Cybereason.
CenturyLink has opened Black Lotus Labs, which focuses on threat research used to share information with customers as well as initiate takedowns of networks used to support cybercrime activities, says Peter Brecl, a director at the company.
In an exclusive interview, IBM Security GM Mary O'Brien talks with ISMG about her first year in this role, addressing the skills crisis, application security, the cloud and how to defend against cyberattacks.
Security needs to keep pace with the application development life cycle to avoid becoming a roadblock, and automation can play an important role, according to David Meltzer and Lamar Bailey of Tripwire.
Patch or perish, March edition: Microsoft releases fixes for 65 new vulnerabilities, including two that are being exploited in the wild. Also, Adobe issues updates for Photoshop and Digital Editions following a critical fix for a ColdFusion flaw that was being exploited in the wild.
Automation is the first step toward full-blown machine learning and artificial intelligence. But unfortunately, automation already is being weaponized for malicious purposes, says Fortinet's Derek Manky.
Today's globally distributed and diverse workforce needs flexible yet straightforward access to the corporate network, regardless of user location, device type, employee affiliation, and application location (on-premises, SaaS, IaaS). Expedience and fluidity can't come at the cost of security, especially given the...
Information security programs continue to rely not just on security policies, but also the controls that ensure they get enforced. Unfortunately, such controls begin degrading the moment they're put in place, sometimes rapidly, says Josh Mayfield, director of security strategy at Absolute Software.