The Effect and Future of Machine Learning Technologies on Cyber Security Tools presented at BSidesHarrisburg 2019

by Nathalie Baker,

Summary : In this presentation Nathalie will be deliberating the effect of machine learning technologies on cyber defense tools. She will begin the presentation comparing traditional cyber defense tools to machine learning tools, discussing how cyber security professionals can evaluate these tools and evaluating the role that machine learning tools will play in the future of cyber defense. Nathalie will present the good, the bad and the ugly about incorporating machine learning tools into an environment and will provide some insight about tuning various machine learning security tools. The presentation will conclude with a discussion about whether switching to a machine learning toolset is in the best interest of the cyber security field and how to best combat the ever-evolving cyber criminals utilizing machine learning tools.