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Lift the Veil on AI’s Never-Ending Promises of a Better Tomorrow for Endpoint Protection

Published: 21 August 2018

ID: G00350358

Analyst(s): Ian McShane, Mark Horvath


Advances in machine learning, deep neural nets and other analytical and adaptive techniques reveal new approaches and bring new benefits to endpoint protection, detection and response. Security and risk management leaders responsible for endpoint security should grasp when to care about AI claims.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Distinguish Between Marketing Hype About AI and Measurable Advances in Malware Detection and Response
  • Look Beyond EPP to More Comprehensive EDR Solutions
  • Define a Baseline of Quality Metrics to Assess the Efficacy of a New EPP
  • Run a Pilot or Proof of Concept

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