The Wall Street Journal reports on how some are turning to artificial intelligence to combat the increased sophistication of cyberattacks. Using machine learning to comb through massive amounts of malware files, corporations are able to find shared characteristics that could help identify, and even predict, future attacks. Mathew Newfield, chief information security officer at Unisys Corp, said, “The problem we’re running into these days is the amount of data we see is overwhelming." He added, "Trying to analyze that information is impossible for a human, and that’s where machine learning can come into play.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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