Gartner Research

5 Questions That CISOs Must Answer Before Adopting Artificial Intelligence

Published: 29 August 2018

ID: G00350259

Analyst(s): Jeremy D'Hoinne, Rob McMillan, Sam Olyaei


Mentions of artificial intelligence in Gartner security inquiries rose 76% in the past 12 months. Security and risk management leaders and chief information security officers in early-adopting organizations must articulate the potential benefits and risks of machine learning techniques.

Table Of Contents


  • What Should CISOs and Their Team Know About Artificial Intelligence?
    • Artificial Intelligence Is in the Eye of the Beholder
    • Understanding the Basics of AI
  • What Is AI’s Expected Impact on SRM?
  • What Is the State of Artificial Intelligence in Security?
    • The Promise of Predictive Security Analytics
  • What Should You Ask Security Vendors About AI?
  • Should You Fire Your Security Team (and Find a New Job)?

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