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Adopting Biometric Technology

The Science of Biometrics: Security Technology for Identity Verification

The Science of Biometrics: Security Technology for Identity Verification

Protecting Information Assets and IT Infrastructure in the Cloud

Protecting Information Assets and IT Infrastructure in the Cloud

Testing and Securing Web Applications

Testing and Securing Web Applications

Practical AI For Cybersecurity

As we know, Artificial Intelligence is now fast becoming the big buzzword in the world of Cybersecurity today.  But what it is really about?  How can Artificial Intelligence really be used to help fortify the lines of defense of a business?  How can it help a Penetration or Threat Hunting Team as they try to break down your defense perimeters?  How can it help with task automation?  All of these questions and more will be answered in this upcoming book, to be published by CRC Press by the Spring of 2021.

The book is divided into the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Chapter 2: Machine Learning
  • Chapter 3: Neural Networks
  • Chapter 4: Computer Vision
  • Chapter 5: Project Management Supplement
  • Chapter 6: Conclusions

This book will cover all of the technical and application aspects of Artificial Intelligence, and is co-authored by Ravi Das, a Business Development Specialist for  The AST Cybersecurity Group, Inc. a leading security content firm based in the Greater Chicago area and Randy Groves, Vice President of Engineering at Spark Cognition, one of the top Artificial Intelligence companies in the United States.

Assessing and Insuring Cybersecurity Risk

There are varying types of models which try to ascertain Cybersecurity Risk.  There is no uniform model yet adopted by the industry, therefore, a selection of models will be examined.  From here, how it can be used by the insurance companies and potential policy holders will be further examined.  At the present time, the insurance industry has no means by which they can quantify the level of risk that is tolerable to them as they generate new policies to potential policyholders.

Rather, the insurance industry uses qualitative variables in order to ascertain if a potential policy holder would be an ideal client, with a tolerable level of risk.  But these variables can be very subjective; thus, potential policy holders who would like to purchase a Cybersecurity Policy may be unjustly discriminated against.

Also, potential policy holders need a way to quantify their level of risk in terms of the IT Assets they possess, in order to prove to the insurance companies that they have taken a proactive stance in fully understanding their respective threat environments.  As a result, with a quantitative approach being taken, there will be no subjectiveness or discrimination in the awarding of Cybersecurity Insurance policies, and payouts for filed claims should follow a much more uniform process.

The topics of Risk Assessment and Cybersecurity Insurance are becoming a matter of extreme importance in today’s environment.  For example, businesses today are being impacted daily by Cyberattacks, with many new variations coming out from existing threat vectors.  Therefore, businesses need timely insurance policies not only to protect their IT Assets and Intellectual Property, but also to protect their brand reputation and offer customer assistance in case they are hit by a major Cyberattack.

This book will go into all of this detail and much more. It will be published by CRC Press, by the Fall of 2021.  This book is being co-authored by Ravi Das, a Business Development Specialist for The AST Cybersecurity Group, Inc. a leading security content firm based in the Greater Chicago area, Page Jeffery, CISSP/PMP, and Steven Schwartz, Vice President of  Cyber Advisory Services at the Lowers Risk Group.

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