It's natural for security professionals to be nervous, but Watson is designed to augment the role of the cognitive analyst, not replace it entirely.
Cognitive security solutions such as Watson can help businesses of all sizes save money and reduce the impact of a cyberattack.
QRadar Advisor with Watson is not meant to replace humans in the SOC. Instead, it is designed to help analysts make better decisions more quickly.
Can IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson save the world? We won't know until it matures, but Watson has already shown great potential to assist SOC analysts.
At InterConnect, IBM Security GM Marc van Zadelhoff explained how cognitive technology can revolutionize cybersecurity and the role of the security analyst.
Watson proved to be a fast learner during its test run in the Smarttech SOC, eventually becoming a trusted adviser to the team's analysts.
With IBM's Cognitive SOC and Watson for Cyber Security, analysts can detect and respond to incidents that traditional threat intelligence platforms miss.
As we continue our transformation into a digital world, IT leaders must find ways to resolve disconnects related to communication, policy, tools and more.