Businesses are increasing the pace of investment in AI systems to defend against the next generation of cyberattacks, a study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found. Two thirds (69%) of organizations acknowledge that they will not be able to respond to critical threats without AI.
With the number of end-user devices, networks, and user interfaces growing as a result of advances in the cloud, IoT, 5G and conversational interface technologies, organizations face an urgent need to continually ramp up and improve their cybersecurity.
The “Reinventing Cybersecurity with Artificial Intelligence: the new frontier in digital security” study surveyed 850 senior IT executives from IT information security, cybersecurity and IT operations across 10 countries and seven business sectors, and conducted in-depth interviews with industry experts, cybersecurity startups and academics.
AI-enabled cybersecurity is now an imperative
Over half (56%) of executives say their cybersecurity analysts are overwhelmed by the vast array of data points
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