The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Sam Curry and Alon Kaufman - Cybereason  / Duality Technologies

Students: Spring 2024, unless noted otherwise, sessions will be virtual on Zoom.

The Ghost in the Machine: Reconciling AI and Trust in the Connected World

Jul 22, 2020

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The adoption of advanced data technologies is one of the defining characteristics of the connected world. From ML to AI, we are getting a smarter, more personal world. The dystopic view is that not only Big Brother but many parties can monitor, control and manipulate us. What are the implications for trust? The need for privacy-enforcing technologies is now, not after the ghost is in the machine.

What will you learn from attending?

·         How machine learning & AI play into conversations around trust and privacy

·         A framework to bring us into the future when it comes to privacy

·         What each of us can do now to further protect our privacy

About the Speaker

Sam Curry and <span>Alon Kaufman</span>
Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer, is an IT security visionary with over 20 years of IT security industry experience. Sam served as Chief Technology and Security Officer at Arbor Networks, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of Arbor's technology, security and innovation roadmap. Previously, he spent more than seven years at RSA (the Security Division of EMC) in a variety of senior management positions, including Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Technologist and Senior Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing. Sam has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates, and McAfee.

Alon Kaufman, Co-Founder and CEO of Duality Technologies, has 20 years of experience in the hi-tech arena, commercializing data-science technologies, leading industrial research and corporate innovation teams. Prior to founding Duality he served as RSA's global director of Data Science, Research and Innovation. In addition to his leadership experience, he is accomplished in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning and how they interplay with security and privacy, with over 30 approved US patents in these fields. He holds a PhD. in Computational Neuroscience and machine learning from the Hebrew University and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.

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