Bridging the Gap: How AI and Human Expertise are Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity

For most organizations, staying ahead of sophisticated and evolving cyber threats can feel like an uphill battle.

Cyber threats like ransomware, phishing, and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, are becoming more frequent and more damaging to businesses across industries. For example, ransomware attacks can cripple an organization’s operations by encrypting critical data and demanding a ransom for its release. Phishing schemes trick employees into revealing sensitive information. DDoS attacks overwhelm systems and can cause significant downtime. Recent statistics highlight the severity of the issue, with cybercrime costs projected to reach $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. These increased threats are disproportionately affecting SMBs due to inadequate or weak defenses.

The Role of AI in Cybersecurity

AI (artificial intelligence) in cybersecurity refers to the application of AI technologies and techniques to enhance the security of computer systems, networks, and data to prevent potential threats and attacks. AI enables cybersecurity systems to analyze vast amounts of data for patterns and anomalies, offering intelligent decisions in real time to prevent, detect and respond to cyberthreats.

How is AI disrupting and transforming cybersecurity? AI is revolutionizing cybersecurity by improving threat detection, automating security operations, enhancing user authentication, and providing advanced analytics capabilities. AI can be especially helpful for SMBs, who often struggle with limited resources and overwhelmed teams. Unfortunately, it’s becoming more common for SMBs to succumb to cyberattacks. More than half of today’s cyber attacks are committed against SMBs; a reported 60 percent of SMBs go out of business within six months of the attack.

In today’s rapidly changing digital landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) play pivotal roles in enhancing cybersecurity. These technologies empower organizations to detect threats, improve accuracy, and respond swiftly to security incidents.

Let’s explore how AI and ML are transforming the cybersecurity landscape in our upcoming webinar.

Upcoming Webinar: Next Gen Defense – The Power of AI in Cybersecurity

This webinar will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how AI and ML can amplify your cybersecurity defenses. You’ll learn from industry experts, including Scott Logan, CISSP and Director of Security Services at NetGain, Braxton Molton, CISSP and Technical Director of Security at NetGain, and Jon Watson, Systems Engineer at Arctic Wolf. They’ll share their insights and real-world experiences on integrating AI and ML into cybersecurity infrastructure.

Date: Thursday, July 18th, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
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Additional Resources

An Arctic Wolf Artificial Intelligence Report
The Human-AI Partnership
How Emerging Technology May Empower the Next Generation of Security Operations


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