This presentation will use practical examples to illustrate AI in governance.

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Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic and many organisations are now looking to exploit these technologies, at the same time, there are many concerns around the impact this will have on society. The concept of AI is not new, but cloud computing has provided the access to data and computing power needed to turn it into a practical reality. However, while there are some legitimate concerns, the current state of AI is still a long way from the science fiction portrayal of a threat to humanity. Machine Learning technologies provide significantly improved capabilities to analyze large amounts of data in a wide range of forms. While this poses a threat of “Big Other” it also makes them especially suitable for spotting patterns and anomalies and hence potentially useful for detecting fraudulent activity, security breaches and non-compliance.

Whatever our concerns, these technologies will be used by our cyber adversaries and, in their current state, have vulnerabilities. How can we safely exploit and govern AI?

This presentation will use practical examples to illustrate:

  • Where AI can currently be successfully applied;
  • The governance and ethical issues that need to be considered around the use of AI;
  • Vulnerabilities and governance of Machine Learning;
  • The practical application of AI to security, governance and compliance.

About the speaker

Mike Small has over 40 years’ experience in the IT industry. He is a distinguished analyst at KuppingerCole and a visiting lecturer in information security at the University of Salford in England.

At KuppingerCole Mike is responsible for research coverage in the area of governance, security and compliance around hybrid cloud services. He has published extensive research into this area as well as providing consulting services to KuppingerCole customers around cloud policy and risk assessment.

Mike Previously Mike worked for CA Technologies Inc (now acquired by Broadcom) where he developed the strategy for identity and access management and was VP responsible for product development. He is a frequent speaker at IT security events around EMEA and contributor to the security press.

Mike began his career with International Computers and Tabulators (which later became International Computers Limited), where he was the architect for several leading-edge information technology development projects ranging from system software to artificial intelligence.

Mike is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Fellow of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. He has a first-class honours degree in engineering from Brunel University.

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Webinar: AI for Governance and Governance of AI
Date and time
Tuesday 12 January, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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