Keynote: Machine Learning — Cybersecurity Boon or Boondoggle presented at AppSecCali 2017

by Zulfikar Ramzan,

Summary : Machine Learning has seemingly become the latest shiny new object in cybersecurity. While machine learning holds great promise for improving our ability to detect and respond to threats, it is far from a panacea. This talk will provide a balanced view of the role that machine learning can play in cybersecurity, drawing upon a series of real life implementation and deployment experiences of machine learning techniques. Moreover, we will describe both best practices and pitfalls of applying machine learning in a cybersecurity context.