Cutting through the hype of artificial intelligence in cyber security

Many branches of AI are used in cyber security solutions, including machine learning, deep learning, and computer vision. But what do these terms mean, and are the technologies useful – or even a reality? With vendors presenting AI as a black box solution to today’s sophisticated threats, it can be difficult to tell.

Join this session to gain an insight into the common AI technologies used in cyber and the questions your need to ask the vendors touting them.

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Meet the speakers

Andrew F2

National Cyber Security Centre

Andrew is Senior Security Research at the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). NCSC provides cyber security guidance and support helping to make the UK the safest place to live and work online. Part of GCHQ, the UK Government’s intelligence and security organization, NCSC supports the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs as well as the general public. When incidents do occur, we provide effective incident response to minimise harm to the UK, help with recovery, and learn lessons for the future.

Jack Chapman

VP of Threat Intelligence, Egress

Jack Chapman is an experienced cybersecurity expert and serves as VP of Threat Intelligence at Egress, where he is tasked with deeply understanding the evolving cyber-threat landscape to remain one step ahead of cybercriminals. Prior to Egress, Jack co-founded anti-phishing company Aquilai and served as their Chief Technology Officer, working closely with the UK’s intelligence and cyber agency GCHQ to develop cutting-edge product capabilities. Aquilai was acquired by Egress in 2021.


How to separate cybersecurity hype from reality

This report aims to help buyers cut through some of the marketing buzzwords, hype, and unsubstantiated claims. We’ll use first-hand data from 800 IT leaders and expert industry insight to walk you through the expectations and reality of several hot topics in the cybersecurity industry.

What you'll learn:

  • Why it’s a harder market than ever to manage cybersecurity hype
  • How to weigh up hyperbole versus value in AI products
  • When vendor consolidation is better than more defense-in-depth
  • How to improve the ROI from SAT and create a true security culture
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