Read Smit Kadakia explain how machine learning and artificial intelligence can be used for cybersecurity on Cyber Defense :
The goal of artificial intelligence is to enable the development of computers to do things normally done by people — in particular, things associated with people acting intelligently. In the case of cybersecurity, its most practical application has been automating human intensive tasks to keep pace with attackers! Progressive organizations have begun using artificial intelligence in cybersecurity applications to defend against attackers. However, on it’s own, artificial intelligence is best designed to identify “what is wrong.” For today’s enterprise, that’s only half the challenge for defending against attackers. What today’s enterprise needs to know is not only “what is wrong” in the face of a breach, but to understand “why it’s wrong” and “how to fix it!”
Read his full article here.