10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of AI In Security

Most of these charts seem to indicate widespread adoption of AI for cybersecurity (at least in the U.S.). The cynic in me thinks that the ‘executives’ surveyed have trusted their vendors’ claims when told that they are buying an AI-based solution. Maybe we’re seeing the rise of ‘AI-washing’, very much like ‘Cloud-washing‘ became a thing…:

[…] 69% of enterprise executives believe artificial intelligence (AI) will be necessary to respond to cyberattacks with the majority of telecom companies (80%) saying they are counting on AI to help identify threats and thwart attacks according to CapgeminiGartner predicts $137.4B will be spent on Information Security and Risk Management in 2019, increasing to $175.5B in 2023, reaching a CAGR of 9.1%. Cloud Security, Data Security, and Infrastructure Protection are the fastest-growing areas of security spending through 2023. The following ten charts illustrate the market and technological factors driving the rapid growth of AI in security today:

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