May 24 2021

RSA 2021: Can Artificial Intelligence Play a Role in Cybersecurity?

AI is becoming a more commonly used tool in defending against cyberattacks. But is it being employed by cybercriminals as well?

View more of our coverage from RSA Conference 2021 and gain insight into how the conversation about cybersecurity is growing and evolving.


    Bruce Schneier, Researcher & Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

    Josh Saxe, Chief Scientist, Sophos

Video Highlights

  • Cybercriminals are already using AI to find vulnerabilities, and over the coming years, they'll continue getting better at it.
  • AI can also be used to protect against attacks. Some companies are already using it to detect malicious conditions and then take an autonomous action.
  • AI can be useful in detecting the tools adversaries are using as part of a ransomware attack.