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AI cybersecurity

AI cybersecurity is quickly becoming a necessity for organizations. It automates tasks that humans cannot scale to handle, enabling them to focus their time and resources on more important issues.

Cybersecurity experts are relying on AI-powered systems to improve their productivity, discover and prioritize risks, direct incident response, and identify malware attacks before they hit. This is especially helpful in a world where breaches occur at an alarming rate and where the attack surface has become too large for human teams to secure without assistance.

Data Poisoning and Vulnerability to Misdirection

While AI security systems can thwart threats with a high degree of accuracy, their success depends on the quality of the data they rely on. This means that it’s important for security teams to regularly evaluate the configurations of devices and applications, and monitor other areas of their cybersecurity infrastructure that aren’t directly related to artificial intelligence tools.

Malicious actors also leverage AI to launch attacks against enterprises, using techniques like AI-generated phishing emails and constantly changing malware signatures to bypass security systems. In addition, malicious AI can create new attack vectors and increase the speed at which hackers can breach networks. As AI technologies advance and more companies adopt them, it’s important for defenders to adapt their strategies accordingly. They should develop adaptive AI capabilities and SecOps teams, while partnering with solution providers to prepare for AI-enabled attacks. With the right tools, they can thwart hackers’ most effective tactics.