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AI Symposium: How Will AI Change the Cybersecurity Landscape?


Juan Fernandez  (Global Channel Leader,

Kevin McDonald  (COO & CISO, Alvaka)

Pam Diaz  (CEO, Entara)

Location: Level 1 (Lower Level), Marco Polo 705

Date: Monday, March 11

Time: 2:45 pm - 3:20 pm

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Session Type: Conference Session

Track: AI Symposium

Vault Recording: TBD

While AI can provide many benefits, it's not a replacement for a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. With that in mind, here are some ways the technology could affect cybersecurity.

Efficiency and scalability: AI can help automate security-related tasks such as detecting anomalies, identifying potential threats and responding to incidents. This reduces the need for large security teams and allows SMBs to scale security efforts as they grow.

Proactive threat detection: AI and machine learning can analyze large amounts of data to identify patterns that may indicate a cybersecurity threat. This can help to detect potential threats early, before they can cause significant harm.

Reduced downtime: By rapidly identifying and responding to threats, AI can help to reduce the potential downtime caused by cybersecurity incidents. This is particularly important for SMBs, as even short periods of downtime can have a significant impact on their business.

Better decision-making: AI can provide insights and recommendations to help SMB decision-makers better understand the security landscape and make informed decisions about where to focus their efforts.

Cost-effective: Implementing AI for cybersecurity can be more cost-effective than hiring a large team of security professionals. There's an upfront cost to these solutions, but long-term savings can be substantial.

Adaptive learning: AI is capable of learning and improving over time, helping the security systems to stay current as new threats emerge.

24/7 monitoring: AI solutions can monitor for threats continuously, providing round-the-clock protection.

Incident response: AI can also assist with incident response, helping to minimize the impact of any security breaches that do occur.