Making advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for companies can be a Catch-22. The more advanced this technology becomes, the more your organization benefits and the more accessible the valuable capabilities of AI and ML become. However, advancements also mean that skilled cybercriminals can use your hard work as a tool in their nefarious activities. Luckily, awareness of your potential vulnerability in this high-stakes back-and-forth is the first step in protecting your organization and its technology.
What does this mean for IT professionals? 888 Holding’s CIO Eran Elbaz recommends starting from scratch. “The internet, as we know it today, we’ll need to shut it down and rebuild it with a much more trusted architecture, because there is a limit of how much an organization can pursue for securing it.”
“The internet, as we know it today, we’ll need to shut it down and rebuild it with a much more trusted architecture, because there is a limit of how much an organization can pursue for securing it.”Eran Elbaz on the predicament of security and AI
IT thought leaders will need to be fearless and fast to protect the bright future of AI and ML from malicious actors. The middle ground between Elbaz’s radical suggestion and being complacent with an insecure future is rapid innovation. Not only does this mean developing new technology, but also using existing technology in new ways for which it was not intended.
Hear more about what Elbaz thinks about solidifying IT infrastructure and its critical role in keeping organizations safe.