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Machine Learning: Practical Applications for Cyber Security

  • Thursday, August 03, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT (2017-08-03 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Chris Pace, Ismael Valenzuela


  • RecordedFuture

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Abstract: Each day, exponentially more data and computing power becomes available. We're able to task machines to learn and understand more than ever before and, when combined with human analysis, this process can dramatically reduce laborious tasks. However, even with this surge in applicability, machine learning is still often considered a technology of the future.

Join this webcast to:

  • Understand why machine learning is gaining prominence and how it will impact the future.
  • Learn how you can take machine beyond simple automation and orchestration.
  • Gain insight into how machines can analyze data to produce threat intelligence.
  • Examine real-world use cases of how machine learning can drive practical applications in your organization.

Speaker Bios

Ismael Valenzuela

SANS Certified Instructor Ismael Valenzuela ( is coauthor of the CyberDefense and Blue Team Operations course, SANS SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering, and holds many professional certifications, including the highly regarded GIAC Security Expert (GSE #132).

Since he founded one of the first IT Security consultancies in Spain, Ismael Valenzuela has participated as a security professional in numerous projects across the globe over the past 19 years. Prior to his current role as Senior Principal Engineer at McAfee, where he leads research on threat hunting using machine-learning and expert-system driven investigations, Ismael led the delivery of SOC, IR & Forensics services for the Foundstone Services team within Intel globally. Previously, Ismael worked as Global IT Security Manager for iSOFT Group Ltd, one of the world's largest providers of healthcare IT solutions, managing their security operations in more than 40 countries.

Chris Pace

Chris Pace works for Recorded Future to engage and educate audiences on the power of intelligence-driven security. He has most recently worked editing and contributing to "The Threat Intelligence Handbook: A Practical Guide for Security Teams to Unlocking the Power of Intelligence." Before beginning a career in information security, Chris trained as a broadcast journalist and also has worked in IT departments in the public and private sectors.

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