AI & Cyber security: Trends, Threats and Opportunities

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The explosive growth of AI during the past few years has fueled an enormous growth of capabilities that were in the realm of science fiction just 20 years ago. In this talk, I will discuss new trends in AI and Machine Learning and their relationship to a host of cyber security threats that we can expect in the future. At the same time, the talk will also discuss novel opportunities provided in the current ecosystem. Specific aspects of the talk will focus on the prediction of malware threats and cyber-attacks before they happen, methods that companies can use to prioritize threats and security actions based on objective analysis of open source threat information, as well as how the ability to generate fakes (text, images, video) will prove to be a force for both good and evil.



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  • Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
  • India

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  • Mousmi A. Chaurasia, E-mail:- mousmi.ksu@ieee.org

    Vinit K Gunjan, E-mail:- vinitkumargunjan@ieee.org



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Dartmouth College

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AI & Cyber security: Trends, Threats and Opportunities

Biography:

V.S. Subrahmanian is the Dartmouth College Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society and Director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society at Dartmouth. He previously served as a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland from 1989-2017 where he served for 6+ years as Director of the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. Prof. Subrahmanian is an expert on big data analytics including methods to analyze text/geospatial/relational/social network data, learn behavioral models from the data, forecast actions, and influence behaviors with applications to cybersecurity and counter-terrorism. He has written five books, edited ten, and published over 300 refereed articles. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence and received numerous other honors and awards. His work has been featured in numerous outlets such as the Baltimore Sun, the Economist, Science, Nature, the Washington Post, American Public Media. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals including Science, the Board of Directors of the Development Gateway Foundation (set up by the World Bank), SentiMetrix, Inc., and on the Research Advisory Board of Tata Consultancy Services. He previously served on DARPA's Executive Advisory Council on Advanced Logistics and as an ad-hoc member of the US Air Force Science Advisory Board.