Using artificial intelligence to boost security efficiency in an enterprise

Samer Malak, Head of Channel META, Kaspersky.

According to a Kaspersky study, data breaches now cost enterprises over $1.2M in total. In order to enable a smooth digital transformation process without compromising on security, businesses should focus on prioritising IT security spends, before they embark on their transformation journey. IT security leaders play a crucial role in protecting their business against cybercrime. Unfortunately, a lot of businesses do not place enough importance in allocating a sufficient security budget. CISOs have minimal representation in the boardroom and hence find it difficult to justify the budget they require. 

This only harms the business in the end, as CISOs are the only people in the organisation who can proactively prevent cyber-attacks. They can also ensure that digitalisation is done without jeopardising their company’s data. This is what puts technology heads at the forefront of steering business transformation.

In many ways, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data might just seem like buzzwords, but implementing these technologies can help businesses in the long run. In the case of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity experts use artificial intelligence to help identify and prevent cybersecurity attacks. 

In today’s digital landscape, it can be challenging to stay one step ahead of cyber criminals. This is where machine learning and artificial intelligence play a vital role, as they can help companies anticipate what a cybercriminal might do and take the necessary steps to stop the attack in time. 

In addition to improving security, artificial intelligence also helps reduce the funds needed to manually detect and prevent attacks. By automating this entire process, artificial intelligence also ensures that accurate decisions are made quickly and efficiently. 

In today’s world, every business, regardless of its size and nature, is most likely going through a digital transformation process. The move to digitalisation, however, comes with its fair share of risks. Embracing digital transformation involves moving and sharing data, which means, businesses need to have a robust cybersecurity process in place. This ensures that the data transferred is secure. 

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business is a solution for organisations with more sophisticated IT security needs. It delivers adaptive, comprehensive security that scales with your business, safeguarding its continuity and assets with a full stack of the most advanced technologies. 

Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud solution is hosted in the cloud which means there is no need for hardware and software procurement, provisioning and maintenance. It also offers instant protection with pre-defined security policies developed by the Kaspersky team of professionals. 

The Kaspersky Security Network infrastructure is designed to receive and process complex global cyber threat data, transforming it into the actionable threat intelligence that powers our products. This infrastructure is the prime example of global cooperation against cyberattacks. A key source of threat-related data comes from voluntary contributions from our customers. 


Highlights

  • According to a Kaspersky study, data breaches now cost enterprises over $1.2M in total. 
  • Businesses should focus on prioritising IT security spends, before they embark on their transformation journey. 
  • By automating this entire process, artificial intelligence also ensures that accurate decisions are made quickly and efficiently. 
  • Machine learning, artificial intelligence plays a vital role, as they can help companies anticipate what a cybercriminal might do.
  • Artificial intelligence helps reduce the funds needed to manually detect and prevent attacks.

By Samer Malak, Head of Channel META, Kaspersky.