Army Technology – Predicting cyberattacks: the need for new cyber security tools

armytechnology-technology-logoPreparation is crucial for protecting against cyberattacks and being able to predict when they are coming and where they are coming from is becoming increasingly important for the defence industry. The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator is tackling the issue with a new competition to spur innovation in predictive tools.

Gemalto’s chief technology officer of data protection Jason Hart warned the technology was at least three to four years away, telling the newspaper: “What we want it to do is identify when something suspicious happens, apply the appropriate security controls to mitigate the risk, then report back that it has noticed a potential attack, stopped it and protected the data.”

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