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Friday, April 27 • 09:15 - 10:00
Rise Against the Machines

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Security vendors, InfoSec specialists, and cyber security professionals claim to use artificial intelligence
and machine learning for defending customers against the most advanced threats.
If you ask for details, however, the information provided as to how these technologies actually work can
be vague or even completely lacking. This makes you wonder “Is this real or just another marketing
This talk will examine the mechanics of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
We will:
 Explore how different techniques are being used to detect malware, malicious domains,
phishing emails, and other threats.
 Examine how these types of intelligent systems are created, trained, and implemented.
 Expose potential or inherent weaknesses within these systems.
 Closely examine how these technologies actually work and how they can potentially fail.

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Douglas Santos

Senior Researcher, Fortinet
Douglas Santos is a Senior Researcher for Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs. Mr. Santos specializes in advancedthreat research, machine learning and malware swarm intelligent botnets. Recently Douglas has beeninvolved in advanced research that focuses on Blockchain related threats, malware... Read More →

Friday April 27, 2018 09:15 - 10:00 ADT
Track 5 - Room 201