How to Use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Improve Enterprise Security

Many cybersecurity vendors today use terms such as “AI” and “machine learning” to describe the capabilities of their products. But what exactly do these technologies do, and how can you implement them to improve your everyday IT security processes? In this enlightening Dark Reading webinar, a top expert will offer some useful definitions of terms, and discuss practical applications that could speed your incident response time and improve your use of IT security staff resources

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll:

  • Get a breakdown of the real difference between AI, machine learning (ML), deep learning and other terms
  • Learn how and why these technologies can improve your ability to detect unknown exploits, and how to incorporate the tools into your vulnerability management process
  • Examine how AI or deep learning might support or integrate with other components of your security program

Featured Speakers

  • Lisa O’Connor
    Lisa O’Connor
    Managing Director, Cyber Security Research and Development
    Accenture Labs

    Lisa leads Global Security Research and Development at Accenture Labs. In this role, she curates and manages a portfolio of cyber research, including threat intelligence, advanced cyber hunting, orchestration for resilient cyber architectures, edge analytics, analytics and machine learning, active defense and security of the Industrial Internet of Things.

    With more than 29 years of information security experience, and over 18 years of expertise in financial services, Lisa also has more than seven years’ experience as an active member of the Financial Services Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) by ISC2 and an INFOSEC Analyst and a Cryptologic Engineer, recognized by the NSA.

    Prior to this, Lisa was part of Accenture’s Consulting business for Financial Services in North America, where she led the organization’s security efforts in Banking and Payments. In her career, she has played several critical roles, including Fannie Mae as the lead of Information Security Governance, leading the national security consulting practices at Predictive Systems (INS), Guardent (Verisign), PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the National Security Agency. Her work at the National Security Agency included assignments to the White House Communications Agency and to the Surveys and Investigations Staff of the House Appropriations Committee.

  • Malek Ben Salem
    Malek Ben Salem
    Senior Principal

    Malek Ben Salem, PhD is a cybersecurity researcher based in Washington, D.C. She leads a security research team at Accenture Labs, where her research focuses on behavioral biometrics, IoT security, data protection, security analytics, Blockchain, and cloud and mobile security. She has been a co-principal investigator on several DARPA projects, including active authentication and the Integrated Cyber Analysis System (ICAS). She currently helps clients from various industries (critical Infrastructure, resources, financial services, etc.) adopt innovative security technologies to achieve real cyber risk reduction and to proactively adhere to digital ethics principles in order to earn client’s digital trust—going beyond a compliance-driven security approach. She is also developing AI-based security offerings. Malek has authored several peer-reviewed publications and patents. She earned a PhD in Computer Science from Columbia University in New York and a Diploma of Electrical Engineering from the University of Hanover, GERMANY.

  • Ali Ahmadzadeh
    Ali Ahmadzadeh
    Vice President
    Blue Hexagon Labs

    Ali Ahmadzadeh is VP of Blue Hexagon Labs, the elite team of threat research and deep learning scientists at Blue Hexagon. Ali leads the effort on developing state of the art cybersecurity threat detection using advanced deep learning technologies. Previously he was a member of Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley where he was awarded for successfully leading several projects on mobile security and communication technologies. Dr. Ahmadzadeh has more than 20 patents and he has published in top tier journals and conferences in communication networks and computer security. He has a PhD from University of Waterloo.

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

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