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The enterprise attack surface is enormous, and it’s just getting more significant. To quantify risk, up to several hundred billion time-varying signals effectively must be processed. The amount of signals depends on the size of the company. As a result, it is no longer a human-scale task to analyze and improve cybersecurity posture. This is why we need AI in Cybersecurity. 

To combat this unprecedented challenge, PowerDMARC uses AI-based email security and DMARC solutions to assist information security teams. We reduce the breach risk and improve the security posture of emails more efficiently and effectively. 

In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a crucial tool for strengthening the work of human information security teams. AI provides much-needed analysis and threat identification that cybersecurity professionals can utilize to decrease breach risk and improve security posture because humans can no longer adequately protect the dynamic corporate attack surface. In security, AI can identify and prioritize risk, detect malware on a network quickly, lead incident response, and detect intrusions before they occur.

Role of AI in Cybersecurity

An artificial intelligence (AI) system enables machines to perform tasks that usually require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.

The applications of AI in cybersecurity include:

  • Intrusion detection: AI can detect network attacks, malware infections, and other cyber threats.
  • Cyber analytics: AI is also used for analyzing big data to detect patterns and anomalies in an organization’s cybersecurity posture.
  • Secure software development: AI can help create more secure software by providing developers with real-time feedback on whether their code is closed or not.

Cybersecurity professionals have been using AI-based solutions for some time now. However, due to the growing number of cyberattacks, they see the need for more advanced tools and technologies to keep up with the attacks.

The Future of AI in Cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence can change everything about how we live and work, including how we protect ourselves from cyber threats. It will enable us to understand risk more accurately than ever before and make decisions quickly without compromising accuracy. It will allow us to detect new attacks faster than ever before. Also, it determines how best to protect ourselves against them without waiting for humans to intervene.

How AI can Help Protect Against Cyberattacks?

AI can’t replace humans, but it does have a role to play in the fight against cyberattacks. Here’s how AI is helping protect against the next cyberattack:

1. Automated Threat Detection

The first way AI can help protect against cyberattacks is by automating threat detection. Machine learning algorithms detect user behaviour or system performance anomalies that may indicate a security breach.

2. Machine Learning

It uses algorithms to analyze large amounts of data and make predictions based on patterns it finds in the data. This is used to train AI systems to recognize previously unknown or unexpected attacks.

3. Predictive Analytics

You can forecast future threats using predictive analytics, such as which employee accounts are most likely to become compromised or what types of attacks are likely to occur on a specific day. This type of analysis helps organizations identify where their security gaps lie to close them before any real damage is done.

4. Anomaly Detection

AI systems also can detect anomalies in network traffic or other data streams by analyzing patterns for similarities or differences between what is expected and what occurs. This type of monitoring can help catch abnormal behaviour before it becomes malicious activity — like someone trying to access confidential information that they shouldn’t.

5. Security Automation

Another way that AI can help protect businesses from cyberattacks is by automating and implementing new security policies and protocols. It protects against major cyberattacks like Spoofing threats, phishing, and others. Automating your cybersecurity implementation can help you: 

  • Save time and effort 
  • Reduce human-error 
  • Provide cost-effective solutions with 100% accuracy 
  • Provide immediately noticeable results 

6. Security Orchestration

AI can automate many routine tasks that consume time and resources today, such as detecting abnormal behaviour or identifying suspicious users on your network. 

Take your Email Authentication to the next level with AI-Driven DMARC Solutions

Your network becomes easier to manage with true AI. While minimizing errors, you may swiftly configure, troubleshoot, and defend your network. And you’re providing a next-level experience when you can repair problems before they affect people.

DMARC Threat Intelligence

The DMARC Threat Intelligence (TI) engine from PowerDMARC helps you set up your protocols swiftly while also identifying potential risks. By monitoring, identifying, and analyzing harmful activities at every step of your email’s journey. The DMARC Threat Intelligence (TI) engine provides enterprises with actionable, timely, and relevant insight.

AI-driven record generator and lookup tools

PowerToolbox contains AI-driven DNS record generator and lookup tools that provide instant results. If you want to start your authentication journey but don’t know where to start, these beginner-friendly tools use artificial intelligence to help you create SPF, DKIM and DMARC records with a click of a button! If you already have protocols set up, you can cross-check the validity of your records using lookup tools.

An automated platform powered by AI

The PowerDMARC platform (DMARC report analyzer dashboard) is fully automated, with the capacity to track IP geolocations, organizations, and email sending sources across a single AI-driven interface, parsing DMARC reports in real-time and arranging data into an organized format.

To safeguard organizations from potential spoofing attacks, phishing attacks and other forms of email fraud, this platform helps you view your DMARC data to hunt down suspicious IPs and take actionable steps against them. 

Conclusion

Cybersecurity is a complex issue, but AI can be a powerful tool in helping to protect against attacks. AI enables cybersecurity teams to establish powerful human-machine collaborations that expand our knowledge, enrich our lives, and drive cybersecurity in ways that appear to be larger than the sum of their parts.

With trustworthy partners, you can stay ahead of threats and gain real-time intelligence and security.

The patented DMARC Threat Intelligence (TI) engine from PowerDMARC is your sentry on a 24-hour watch. Their AI-based threat detection solution employs sophisticated algorithms to quickly identify the global blocklists where each IP is listed and the email reputation of the sender hostname. All of this is done at a level of precision that a person could never achieve.

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