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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Machine learning and math can’t trump smart attackers
When you’ve been fighting black-hat hackers for decades, you learn a thing or two about them. Obviously, they are bad, and they like to play with code. But most importantly, they’re continually learning and you need to keep up if you want to protect your customers’ businesses from their sticky fingers.
Now, if we were a post-truth security vendor, we would talk a lot about how our machine learning makes us fit for the fight, or how mathematics can predict an attacker’s every move. We would also try to downplay the fact that even advanced technologies can be fooled by adversaries.