While most approaches to cybersecurity remain stuck in the past — using rules, signatures, and other historically defined understandings of threat — best practice these days is to keep your focus forward, preparing for the unknown and the unpredictable. In that spirit, Dark trace anticipates what 2022 will bring, both in terms of the threat landscape and for evolutions in defensive technologies.
1. Explainability Improves the Relationship Between Humans and AI
While artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized cyber defense by detecting the attacks humans can’t see and even taking autonomous action to neutralize threats, it is still important to keep the human in the loop. Focusing on augmenting the human with AI is just as important as the cutting-edge mathematics that drive AI.