A Former Clickhole Writer Made a ‘Content Bot’ That Will Probably Become My Boss

Credit to Author: Claire Downs| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:30:00 +0000

It’s already won a comedy competition and is currently applying to be Poet Laureate for the city of Redmond, Washington.

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Machine learning-based threat detection is coming to your smartphone

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:33:00 -0700

Part of a growing trend, MobileIron announced today that it is adding machine learning-based threat-detection software to its enterprise mobility management (EMM) client, which it said will help address an increase in mobile attacks.

The Mountain View, Calif.-based company said it has partnered with Zimperium, a maker of machine learning-based behavioral analysis and threat detection software that monitors mobile devices for nefarious activity and apps.

MobileIron said it will integrate Zimperium’s z9 Engine software with its security and compliance client. The software will reside on users’ iOS or Android smartphones or tablets, and it will also become a part of IT administrators’ EMM control consoles. That upgrade to MobileIron’s EMM client will “automate the process of detecting and responding to mobile threats,” MobileIron stated.

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Tech Talk: The Equifax data breach, a new Apple Watch and A.I. for all

Credit to Author: Ken Mingis| Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:08:00 -0700

First there was news that Equifax, the credit rating agency, had been hacked. Then came stories about questionable stock sales by execs before the breach became public. Then…anger and confusion from some of the 143 million people affected.

And finally, this week, came the retirement of the company’s CEO.

It’s enough to (almost) make our panel of tech experts – Network World‘s Brandon Butler, CSO‘s Fahmida Rashid, Macworld‘s Michael Simon and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis – throw up their collective arms as everyone tries to figure out how to stop it from happening again.

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Why Artificial Intelligence isn’t SkyNet in the making

Credit to Author: madelineschiappa| Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:21:41 +0000

Machine learning is a powerful tool, not a threat to our existence<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43132&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/inZkE6EH_W8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Man vs machine: comparing artificial and biological neural networks

Credit to Author: madelineschiappa| Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:36:17 +0000

By comparing and contrasting biological learning to artificial intelligence, we can build a more secure infrastructure<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=42793&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/KE42a7ASR5w” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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