Data Science: Is it Really the Answer to Cybersecurity? (GigaBit)


Data science, along with technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, has found its way into countless security products, solutions, and services as of late. The promised benefit of these complex technological disciplines includes the ability to make better decisions in less time than a human might and deliver superior results in detecting and identifying threats using mathematics. All of these things, in theory, point to a ’safer’ environment.

The industry has been noticeably impacted by hype, and some of product capabilities touted by vendors do not seem realistic.