“We need [machine learning and artificial intelligence] to act as our force multiplier, as the systems that ingest all that data and then tell only about the things we should care about and act on, making our security analysts more productive,” urged Nick Savvides, security evangelist at Symantec Asia Pacific.
As the largest cybersecurity company in the world, Symantec collects more information than any single system or human could understand and this problem is only expected to get worse – it sees over 10 trillion security events per year and more than one million pieces of malware a day.
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This post may contain excerpts from an article entitled “New Weapons to Counter Cybersecurity Threats” published in The Business Times on 20 September, 2017.