The topic of internet security has been around for many years, but recently the topics of data science and security have joined forces. Many security applications collect vast amounts of data. Also, many security application operate based upon activity. Data Science can help collect all the past activity and machine learning can be used to help predict new activity as malicious or not. Anyhow, here are 2 recent articles on the combination of security and data science.
Tim Estes, CEO of Digital Reasoning, provides a challenging talk at Hadoop World Strata 2012. Tim challenges Data Scientists to quit focusing on displaying advertisements and start focusing on the following 3 missions.
- Security And Freedom of the World
- Financial Risk
Take 15 minutes and watch the video. Then be inspired to go change the world.