So, cybersecurity suppliers are innovating to bring AI-based cybersecurity products to market in a big way. OK, but is there demand for these types of advanced analytics products and services? Yes. According to ESG research, 12 percent of enterprise organizations have already deployed AI-based security analytics extensively, and 27 percent have deployed AI-based security analytics on a limited basis. These implementation trends will only gain momentum in 2018.
What security professionals think about AI-based cybersecurity technology
What’s driving AI-based cybersecurity technology adoption? ESG research indicates:
- 29 percent want to use AI-based cybersecurity technology to accelerate incident detection. In many cases, this means doing a better job of curating, correlating, and enriching high-volume security alerts to piece together a cohesive incident detection story across disparate tools.
- 27 percent want to use AI-based cybersecurity technology to accelerate incident response. This means improving operations, prioritizing the right incidents, and even automating remediation tasks.