80% of the world’s data has been invisible to traditional systems. Until now.

The best security professionals build their body of knowledge every day through experience, talking with colleagues, attending conferences and staying up to date with online sources like blogs, research papers, and publications. But people can only consume and make sense of a fraction of this data and much of it is unstructured – created by humans, for humans – making it inaccessible to traditional systems. As a result, most data remains untapped and dark to an organization’s defenses.

Watson for Cyber Security

Watson for Cyber Security shines a light on the data that has previously been hidden from organizational defenses — uncovering new insights, patterns and security context never before seen. Think about the 75,000+ documented software vulnerabilities, 10,000+ security research papers published each year and 60,000+ security blogs published each month. What’s possible now is the ability to quickly interpret this data — created by humans, for humans — and integrate it with structured data from countless sources and locations.

 

The result: Watson will arm security analysts with the collective knowledge to respond to threats with greater confidence, at speed and scale.

Step into the cognitive era: Learn more about Watson for Cyber Security

More from Artificial Intelligence

How I got started: AI security researcher

4 min read - For the enterprise, there’s no escape from deploying AI in some form. Careers focused on AI are proliferating, but one you may not be familiar with is AI security researcher. These AI specialists are cybersecurity professionals who focus on the unique vulnerabilities and threats that arise from the use of AI and machine learning (ML) systems. Their responsibilities vary, but key roles include identifying and analyzing potential security flaws in AI models and developing and testing methods malicious actors could…

How a new wave of deepfake-driven cyber crime targets businesses

5 min read - As deepfake attacks on businesses dominate news headlines, detection experts are gathering valuable insights into how these attacks came into being and the vulnerabilities they exploit. Between 2023 and 2024, frequent phishing and social engineering campaigns led to account hijacking and theft of assets and data, identity theft, and reputational damage to businesses across industries. Call centers of major banks and financial institutions are now overwhelmed by an onslaught of deepfake calls using voice cloning technology in efforts to break…

Overheard at RSA Conference 2024: Top trends cybersecurity experts are talking about

4 min read - At a brunch roundtable, one of the many informal events held during the RSA Conference 2024 (RSAC), the conversation turned to the most popular trends and themes at this year’s events. There was no disagreement in what people presenting sessions or companies on the Expo show floor were talking about: RSAC 2024 is all about artificial intelligence (or as one CISO said, “It’s not RSAC; it’s RSAI”). The chatter around AI shouldn’t have been a surprise to anyone who attended…

Topic updates

Get email updates and stay ahead of the latest threats to the security landscape, thought leadership and research.
Subscribe today