Why Healthcare is such a big Target in Cybersecurity
Healthcare is a very specific industry that houses and organizes a large number of personal data to conduct operations. In the current digital day and age, many things are controlled over the internet. Healthcare organizations deal with highly sensitive information on a daily basis. They have to face challenges over compliance issues and the tightening […]
Understanding Third Party Risk
If you know anything about cyber security, you are probably well aware of the 2017 data breach at Equifax that exposed the sensitive financial and personal data of roughly 150 million Americans. But did you know that it wasn’t directly caused by a flaw in Equifax’s cyber security? The hackers were able to access Equifax’s […]
How WISR.AI’s technology identified the Cyber Attack on Ukrainian Government sites as an Emerging Global Event
On Friday January 14th, 2022 seventy Ukrainian government sites were the victim of a cyberattack with the message “Ukrainians! … All information about you has become public,” the message said: “Be afraid and expect worse. It’s your past, present and future.” This attack has caused the website of the ministry of foreign affairs to go […]
Review and summary of 2021 IBM Cost of Data Breach Report
IBM’s data breach report is a leading cyber security report. In its 17th year edition, it has unveiled some of the most surprising impacts of a data breach in the current and past years. It offers IT managers and security leaders plenty of insight into the factors that help mitigate the rising cost of data […]
Risk Management and AI: A Necessary Alliance
Managing Business Risks Using Technology Recently, a team at AXA XL – a global insurance giant that specializes in cargo – was struggling to understand how external influences were adding risk to the process of insuring their customer’s products: specifically, the quality of the container cargo that their clients transported. Cargo loss was a significant […]
Why Current Sentiment Analysis Models in AI Are Not Helping Business Get on Top of Their Big Data Problem
In the digital age where products and services are showcased on a variety of online platforms, sentiment analysis models allow businesses “to understand emotional tones in speech and print” using artificial intelligence. It is essential for all businesses to understand the emotional response of the market to their product, whether it be positive, negative, or […]
Business Threats Can’t Be Solved Without Artificial Intelligence
In a 2012 article by the New York Times, Gary King, director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, made a bold prediction at the time when he said that “the march of quantification, made possible by enormous new sources of data, will sweep through academia, business and government. There is no area that is […]
AI Can Help Fight Cyber Attacks
The ability to proactively identify anomalous activity and potential attacks before they can do major damage is one of the biggest benefits of tech-driven cybersecurity. In a report published earlier this year, Siemens provided a thorough analysis on why companies are lagging behind when it comes to building strong defenses against cyberattacks, and their clearest […]
Managing Supply Chain Risk in a Post-COVID World
Although the full effects of the pandemic are still unknown, it is never too early to start mapping out what the future might hold for our supply chains, and how to manage risk within them. Early research and analysis is encouraging, pointing towards companies across industries making major changes in the way they adapt supply chains to be more conscious of the known and unknown risks that they face.
Why is risk so hard to predict in the time of Big Data and AI?
Why is risk so hard to predict? What methods have companies tried in the past and why are they insufficient? What role can big data and artificial intelligence play?