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Is artificial intelligence a tool or a threat to cybersecurity?

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posted Sep 7, 2018 by Chandana L V

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Artificial intelligence is going to be (and already is) a great tool to assist the almost one million cybersecurity professionals currently active. The first and most intuitive reason why AI is going to be critical in the battle against cyberattacks, is that it's going to reduce the workload of the cybersecurity workforce. IT professionals work up to 52 hours a week, but automation will assist them with many menial tasks, giving them some breathing room between one attack and the next.

The widespread use of AI comes with its own risks to cybersecurity, as a panel of 26 British and American experts explained in the 101 page-long report "The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation."

answer Sep 8, 2018 by M Tuba Farheen