It’s now only a matter of time before cybercriminals start to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to both create and launch attacks that will become much more targeted. Cybercriminals already have the bots required to collect the data required to build AI models. They can also afford to recruit the expertise needed to build AI models. There are already any number of nation states that it would be safe to assume are already using AI to further their cyberespionage aims.A recent report reveals that 82% of cybersecurity professionals are concerned about the possibility of cybercriminals using AI in attacks against their businesses ~@mvizard Click To Tweet
Mike Vizard has covered IT for more than 25 years, and has edited or contributed to a number of tech publications including InfoWorld, eWeek, CRN, Baseline, ComputerWorld, TMCNet and Digital Review. He currently blogs for IT Business Edge and contributes to CIOinsight, The Channel Insider, Programmableweb and Slashdot. Mike also blogs about emerging cloud technology for SmarterMSP.