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Supercharged AI: It’s not a fair game

AI and machine learning will soon be used to augment cyber-attacks at greater speed and scale than ever before. These highly targeted and sophisticated threats are supercharged on multiple fronts, creating stealthier, faster and more effective attacks.

No matter how often static rules and signatures are updated, AI attacks will always be one step ahead. In the face of malicious AI, only defensive AI can meaningfully fight back.

Darktrace’s Cyber AI technology detects the novel and sophisticated threats that evade signature-based tools, and generates a surgical response at machine-speed to contain cyber-attacks in their earliest stages.

Over 4,700 organizations have augmented their security team with Cyber AI to fight back in this new cyber-threat landscape.

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Defensive AI vs Offensive AI

Cyber AI puts the control back in the hands of the defenders by augmenting human security teams and shining a light on every corner of the digital estate.

Whereas offensive AI will be limited by an attacker’s specific intrusion points, and therefore have limited visibility from which to make autonomous decisions, defensive AI learns the ‘pattern of life’ for every user, device, and all the relationships between them, to detect even the most subtle deviations from ‘normal’.

Darktrace’s AI uses this breadth of context to take autonomous, surgical action at machine speed, proportionately neutralizing a threat without causing disruption to the business and stopping advanced attacks before they escalate into a crisis.

In an era where algorithm is pitted against algorithm, AI is not a nice-to-have – it’s a fundamental ally to human teams who are too often outpaced by today’s cyber-threats.

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Webcast: Uncovering Offensive AI with MIT Technology Review

A new era of cyber-threat is emerging. With offensive AI, attackers can automate reconnaissance and self-propagate to avoid detection. Defensive AI is helping organizations to fight back — learning on the job to catch the most subtle indicators of attack.

This webcast, cohosted by MIT Technology Review and Darktrace, explores current and emerging applications of offensive AI, defensive AI, and the ongoing battle of algorithms between the two.

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Max Heinemeyer
Director of Threat Hunting
Darktrace
Marcus Fowler
Director of Strategic Threat
Darktrace

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