Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

AI and ML: Hype vs. Reality

Sam Curry of Cybereason on the Need to Ask Vendors Tough Questions
Sam Curry, CSO, Cybereason

CISOs should ask tough questions of vendors that claim to offer machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities so they can cut through the marketing hype to find out what's real, says Sam Curry of Cybereason.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent New York Security Summit, Curry discusses:

  • The differences between machine learning and artificial intelligence;
  • The questions to ask vendors who claim to offer ML and AI;
  • The use of assisted threat hunting.

Curry is CSO at Cybereason. Previously, he served as chief technology and security officer at Arbor Networks, and spent more than seven years at RSA in a variety of senior management positions. He has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates and McAfee.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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