Governance & Risk Management , Network Firewalls, Network Access Control , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Network Health

Justin Fier of Darktrace on Making the Most of AI
Justin Fier, director of cyber intelligence and analytics, Darktrace

Artificial intelligence can improve network health by building a "pattern of life" for every device, user and network, says Justin Fier, director of cyber intelligence and analytics at Darktrace.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Fier discusses:

  • Enterprise immune system technology, and how AI affects it;
  • How AI improves network visibility; and
  • Why not enough healthcare organizations have devoted time to defining what is "good" versus "bad" about their network traffic and rules.

Fier is the director of cyber intelligence and analytics at Darktrace, based in Washington. With over 10 years of experience in cyber defense, Fier has supported various elements in the U.S. intelligence community, holding mission-critical security roles with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems and Abraxas.

About the Author

Tracy Kitten

Tracy Kitten

Former Director of Global Events Content and Executive Editor, BankInfoSecurity & CUInfoSecurity

Kitten was director of global events content and an executive editor at ISMG. A veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience, she covered the financial sector for over 10 years. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2010, she covered the financial self-service industry as the senior editor of ATMmarketplace, part of Networld Media. Kitten has been a regular speaker at domestic and international conferences, and was the keynote at ATMIA's U.S. and Canadian conferences in 2009. She has been quoted by, ABC News, and MSN Money.

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