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Analysis

Automating Cyber Attacks

Hype and Reality

Ben Buchanan (On leave)

John Bansemer

Dakota Cary

Jack Lucas

Micah Musser

November 2020

Based on an in-depth analysis of artificial intelligence and machine learning systems, the authors consider the future of applying such systems to cyber attacks, and what strategies attackers are likely or less likely to use. As nuanced, complex, and overhyped as machine learning is, they argue, it remains too important to ignore.

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