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Industry Cybersecurity Implications of AI

About the Session

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to permeate various industries, its growing influence on cybersecurity cannot be overstated. Particularly, the significance of the escalating interplay between cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The convergence of these two domains has resulted in a new set of challenges, opportunities, and potential risks that stem primarily from our incomplete understanding of the full range of AI capabilities.

Key Takeaways
  • Trends

    Discussing the future trends and potential the pairing of AI and cybersecurity holds, including understanding and mitigating risks.

  • Threats

    Emerging AI-powered Threats: Analyzing the new forms of cyberattacks facilitated by AI, including sophisticated social engineering, advanced spear-phishing, and tailored malware capable of evading traditional defenses.

  • Real Examples

    Unpacking real-life incidents where AI applications in cybersecurity have proven advantageous, and conversely, instances where they have been exploited to compromise digital security.

  • Ethical Concerns

    Exploring the ethical concerns surrounding the utilization of AI in cybersecurity, particularly upon issues such as misuse, surveillance, and the potential loss of individual privacy.

About the Speakers

Flagship Ad Astra Technology Summit Speaker Mclaughlin Salem

Jay McLaughlin & Tarek Salem

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Jay McLaughlin & Tarek Salem


Jay McLaughlin

A goal-oriented technology visionary, Jay McLaughlin brings more than 20 years of industry experience in the realm of information technology and cybersecurity. A well-regarded thought leader, Jay is highly visible has been featured and/or keynoted at more than 50+ various conferences and events.

Tarek Salem

Tarek Salem is an MBA graduate from Friends University with a strong background in information technology and cybersecurity. Currently working as the Director of Engineering for RBS IT, Tarek resides in the Wichita, Kansas area with his wife and son. Tarek is a skilled professional with a passion for technology and helping businesses better their overall security posture.

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