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Empowering cybersecurity with AI: A vision for the UK’s commercial and public sectors?

In the age of digital transformation, cybersecurity threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated, challenging the traditional security measures employed by many UK institutions. Enter Artificial Intelligence (AI) – a game-changer in the realm of cybersecurity for both the commercial and public sectors. AI’s advanced algorithms and predictive analytics offer innovative ways to bolster security infrastructure, making […]

5 ways artificial intelligence is powering the creation of next-generation data centres

Data has become the lifeblood of organisations all over the world. The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) as a tool for data manipulation and management has transformed how we live, work, and interact with technology.  Just about every industry is seeing exciting applications of artificial intelligence technology in the real-time analysis of large data […]

AI and edge computing taking video surveillance in to new phase of growth

New advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and edge computing for video analytics are energising the video surveillance market, with these trends driving the global installed base of cameras to 1.2 billion in 2030. “By harnessing new advancements in AI and edge computing, all areas of a business can consider surveillance cameras as intelligent Internet of […]

Cybersecurity priorities: Why AI-powered threat detection should be in your plans

By Atech Cloud The changed world we’ve found ourselves living in since the global pandemic struck in 2020 has been particularly helpful to cybercriminals. Nothing illustrates this so well as the SolarWinds hack, described by Microsoft president Brad Smith as the most sophisticated cyberattack of all time, the reverberations of which have been felt throughout […]

Breaking down AI’s role in cybersecurity

Data security is now more vital than ever. Today’s cybersecurity threats are incredibly smart and sophisticated. Security experts face a daily battle to identify and assess new risks, identify possible mitigation measures and decide what to do about the residual risk.  This next generation of cybersecurity threats require agile and intelligent programs that can rapidly adapt to new and unforeseen attacks. AI […]

Skill boost as £18.5m committed to data & AI degrees

Up to 2,500 people will benefit from £18.5 million of funding to retrain and become experts in data science and artificial intelligence (AI). The investment is part of the Government’s ongoing strategy to drive skills within the technology sector, supporting more adults to upskill and retrain to progress in their existing careers or find new […]

Nuance trumpets $1bn fraud savings

Nuance says it saved saved organisations more than $1 billion in total fraud costs in 2018 using AI-powered biometrics technology. Fraud in enterprise contact centres has always been a challenge to manage, but with the explosion of digital channels, organisations today are faced with securing an increasingly complex ecosystem. At the same time, fraudsters are getting more sophisticated, […]

Research into AI cyber security threat lacking

A study of cyber security academic research projects worth €1bn to assess academic trends and threats has found Cyber Physical Systems, Privacy, IoT and Cryptography the strongest cyber security areas to watch – but that Artificial Intelligence is an “apparent omission”. Crossword Cybersecurity looked at nearly 1,200 current and past research projects from academic institutions in […]

Ransomware and phishing top concerns for IT professionals

Ransomware (24%) and phishing attacks (21%) are the top two concerns among IT leaders in 2018, according to new research. Barracuda surveyed more than 1,500 IT and security professionals in North America, EMEA, and APAC about their IT security priorities, how these have shifted over the 15 years and what is expected to change within […]

Cylance raises $120m to expand AI cybersecurity platform

US-based Cylance has closed a $120 million funding round led by funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and other investors. The company says the financing will enable it to continue a global expansion and extend its portfolio cybersecurity solutions. Cylance offers a machine learning-powered predictive endpoint security solution that protects users from unknown cyberattacks, in […]