CactusCon 10 (2022) Talk CC10 – Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe in the Context of Ransomware Aaron Rose Live Q&A For this talk: Join us on Discord! The industrial revolution was powered by coal and steam. They were the power that enabled innovation and propelled the world down the road that has brought us to where we are today. The next revolution is on the horizon, and it’s an information revolution. Smartphones, smart homes, and smart assistants are proliferating our lives. Artificial intelligence is becoming in integral contributor to how this technology adds value to the our lives. The capabilities of the cyber security ecosystem must keep pace with this evolution. During this session we will cover how artificial intelligence is being used to fuel the next generation of cyber security ecosystems. We will see how it can be used to improve accuracy, speed and efficiency of enforcement technologies while enhancing the information used to make business and security decisions. On the other hand, how could AI & Machine Learning be used against us? If we have the technology, so do our adversaries. Aaron Rose is a Cyber Security Evangelist, Security Architect & Member of the Office of the CTO at Check Point Software Technologies. A subject matter expert in Cloud, Internet of Things, and Application security; Aaron has focused his career on securing organizations & their resources beyond the perimeter of the traditional network firewall. An avid international traveler, Aaron welcomed the opportunity to spend three months [More]