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Machine Learning in Cybersecurity Will Boost Big Data and Analytics Spending

Machine Learning in Cybersecurity Will Boost Big Data and Analytics Spending (Innovation and Research)

Cyber threats are an ever-present danger to global economies and are projected to surpass the trillion dollar mark in damages within the next year. As a result, the cybersecurity industry is investing heavily in machine learning in hopes of providing a more dynamic deterrent. ABI Research forecasts machine learning in cybersecurity will boost big data, intelligence, and analytics spending to $96 billion by 2021. “We are in the midst of an artificial intelligence security revolution,” says Dimitrios Pavlakis, Industry Analyst at ABI Research. “This will drive machine learning solutions to soon emerge as the new norm beyond Security Information and Event Management, or SIEM, and ultimately displace a large portion of traditional AV, heuristics, and signature-based systems within the next five years.”

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