Peggy and Yan Chen, professor, department of computer science Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University, talk about the impact of APT (advanced persistent threat) attacks, giving specific examples such as Target and Equifax.

They also discuss:

  • How the computer industry was in survivor mode in the beginning and where we are today.
  • The need for a holistic effort from everybody to address our challenge with security.
  • How AI (artificial intelligence) will revolutionize everything including security in the next 5-10 years and how his team is using AI to do something that was impossible before.

mccormick.northwestern.edu

(03.09.21 – #709)

IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast