Come, Let’s take a walk down the Dark Side !
Is it alright to say, that the last 5 years weren’t a great year for Cyber-Security ?
A lot of high end attacks like ransom ware were deployed on Tech giants like – Equifax, Uber, Deloitte has sent a chill down the spine of every CTO and highlights the responsibility of protecting the company’s most invaluable asset – Data. Despite the plethora of Security Companies that continue patching widely used software’s, attacks continue to rise.
With the rise of these attacks, It brings us to the question , what will the next 5 years of this industry look like ? What kind of threats would be battling ?
The Dark side of A.I.
Webroot, a Network security company based in Colorado, says, it used Machine Learning in approximately 90% around all of its products. The downside to this double edged sword is they also predict about 90% of security professionals have to deal with more sophisticated Cyber attacks powered by A.I.
For example – Machine Learning basically automates data collection, which is usually made or sourced from Open Software Platforms. If the hackers use AI to crack passwords for these technologies by limiting the number of combinations based on Location, Demographics etc; companies are playing a huge uphill battle.
Analyzing Market Trends :
GLOBAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CYBER SECURITY MARKET, BY SERVICE TYPE, $M (2013 – 2023)
A periodic table view of the Landscape in Cyber Security, Source : CBINSIGHTS
“We are giving away too much bio-metric data. If a bad guy wants your bio-metric data, remember this: he doesn’t need your actual fingerprint, just the data that represents your fingerprint. That will be unique, one of a kind.”— Mike Muscatel, Sr. Information Security Manager, Snyder’s-Lance, at SecureWorld Boston