Why Big Data, Machine Learning Are Critical to Security

Big data and machine learning will play increasingly critical roles in improving information security, predicts Will Cappelli, a vice president of research at Gartner. Even today, the demand for the technologies is strong, he points out. "In terms of market size, Gartner estimates that in 2016 the world spent approximately $800 million on the application of big data and machine learning technologies to security use cases," he says in an interview with Information Security Media Group. "About 80 percent of...