Traditional Business Intelligence Solutions give insights to companies that could be used to drive business. With technological advancements, newer and more powerful predictions are being made by leveraging Machine Learning, and Data Analytics. Machine Learning and Data analytics can harvest a higher volume of insights that can transform the way businesses run and revolutionize the future of human lives.
In this blog, we are going to explore and gain insights into what our future looks like through the lens of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and the Security Landscape that holds it all together.
Machine learning is a subfield of artificial intelligence in which the system learns from its experiences and improves its capabilities & decision-making abilities. In simple terms, it is a technology that allows a machine to mimic human behavior without human intervention.
Machine learning is quickly becoming a leading technology implemented dynamically across all business areas to tackle complex business problems while increasing an organization’s effectiveness and scalability.
For various strategic reasons, businesses use Machine Learning in their key processes. For example, machine learning can help a business find patterns and correlations, better consumer segmentation and targeting, and eventually increase revenue, growth, and market position.
Despite the complexity of adequately implementing machine learning, businesses are willing to invest in this time-consuming and relatively expensive process since it offers visible and significant advantages over traditional analytical methods.
Advanced analytics, when used correctly, can anticipate events and behaviors from your customers, providers, employees, competitors, government agencies, weather, and other sources. It is crucial information for effectively developing and refining your business plans to reach your target market. In addition, companies may better understand the current market and what their customers are looking for, and what they want, using advanced analytics to support internal decision-making.
Businesses are looking for innovative methods to use the massive volumes of data being generated every day. Companies can do this with the help of advanced analytics. It empowers businesses to improve their operations and innovate to obtain a competitive edge. Advanced analytics is assisting businesses in enhancing decision-making and keeping up with highly competitive, fast-changing markets by providing improved customer analysis, predictive analytics & statistical modeling.
The security threat landscape is evolving not only in terms of scale but also in terms of sophistication. Unfortunately, despite some of the industry improvements intended to protect against increasingly complex attacks, businesses have failed to keep up with the technology and strategies of those who execute such attacks.
Cyber-attacks, network breaches, and other security vulnerabilities frequently occur without warning in real-time, giving minimal time to react. The DDoS attacks on GitHub and Arbor Networks in the United States in 2018 were one of the greatest cyber-attacks in history. It’s essential for businesses to constantly identify and mitigate network attacks before service outages or data breaches.
Machine learning algorithms can manage network behavior in real-time and identify problems, allowing for protective action to be taken automatically. Furthermore, when machine learning algorithms replace manual research and analysis, cyber-security conditions improve over time.
Among the first problems that machine learning handled was spam detection. To filter out spam, email providers used rule-based systems a few years ago. However, with the emergence of machine learning, spam filters are creating new rules to delete spam mails using brain-like neural networks. The neural networks analyze the rules across an extensive network of computers to identify phishing messages and junk mail.
Image recognition and natural language processing are two cognitive services that can benefit from machine learning. For instance, improved image recognition technologies will allow businesses to build more secure and convenient identification options and product recognition to support autonomous retail services like cashier-less checkout.
Most organizations recognize that in today’s highly dynamic business environment, they must anticipate events and respond quickly to survive. The ability of advanced analytics to forecast events allows a company to predict and respond immediately to changing market conditions. It enables a company to be responsive, as dynamic as the market, and better positioned to take advantage of any market opportunity, maximizing growth and profitability.
Every company seeks ways to reduce future risk, but only advanced analytics can manage large data sets, or even real-time data streams, to track down risk patterns. Advanced analytics approaches can be utilized to detect payment and order fraud and keep track of the reputation of the current customers.
Human researchers can constantly design new training models that expand the knowledge and capability of machine learning systems using a learning algorithm.
Machine learning will result in a significant increase in the speed of detection and mitigation of security threats. Machine learning in the cloud is beneficial since it allows for continuous upgrades and cloud sourcing with no maintenance or effort for the end-users or businesses who profit from it. In addition, the solution gets stronger at identifying and adapting to new threats as it learns from millions of endpoints in the field.
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Machine learning provides the depth, creativity, and automation security businesses need to gain a significant advantage over attackers. In addition, it is a robust method for analyzing and classifying large amounts of data for malware classification and analysis, particularly for unknown threats.
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Anusha Shanbhag is a Technical Content Writer at CloudThat Technologies. With over 10 years of industry experience, she has published over 25 blogs, articles, and technical case studies with a keen interest in advanced cloud technologies. She is a public speaker and ex-president of the corporate Toastmaster club.