The Next Cyber Arms Race Is in Artificial Intelligence RealClearDefense


In theory, the only technology capable of hacking a system run by artificial intelligence is another, more powerful AI system. That's one reason why the U.S. Army incorporated a powerful AI capabilities into its drone systems that is expected to provide the ultimate cybersecurity -- at least, for now. "It's an arms race," said Walter O'Brien, CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, whose AI system runs and protects the Army's UAV operations. "Now I have an AI protecting the data center, and now the enemy would have to have an AI to attack my AI, and now it's which AI is smarter."