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Jack Lucas

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Jack Lucas served as a Visiting Researcher at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) focused on cyber operations and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining CSET, Jack worked as a a cybersecurity consultant with PwC and as a software developer with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He holds an M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Computer Science (Game Development) from the University of Southern California.

Automating Cyber Attacks

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.