Is Now the AI Winter of Our Discontent?

Wednesday, December 15 at 11:00 AM (UTC +8) Free Webinar

Guest Speaker
Dr. CK Chen
Guest Speaker
Dr. Abigail Koay

What Are The Limitations of AI in Cyber Security

Have real-world cyber security applications of AI been able to live up to the hype surrounding AI in the 21st century? Are we headed for another AI winter?

 

We invite two PhDs to discuss the current applications, successes, challenges, and weaknesses of AI in cyber security—from research to real-world application.

 

In our live seminar on Wednesday, December 15 at 11:00 AM (UTC +8), Dr. CK Chen and Dr. Abigail Koay will dive into the limitations of AI in cyber security.

Topics we’ll cover:

About The Speakers

Dr. Abigail Koay

Research Fellow in Cyber Security

Dr Abigail Koay is currently a Research Fellow in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland. She was previously a Research Fellow at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Waikato. Her research focuses on solving cybersecurity issues, particularly in early attack detection using machine / deep learning. She holds a PhD in Engineering (Network Security) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Prior to joining academia, she worked as a Network Engineer for several multinational corporations and has led various systems, networks, and security projects.

Dr. CK Chen

Senior Researcher in CyCraft

Chung-Kuan Chen is currently a senior researcher in CyCraft, and responsible for organizing the research team, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Soochow Uiniversity, Taiwan. He earned his PHD degree of Computer Science and Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU). His research focuses on cyber attack and defense, machine learning, software vulnerability, malware and program analysis. He tries to utilize machine learning to assist malware analysis and threat hunting, and build automatic attack and defense systems. He has published several academic journal and conference papers, and has been involved in many large research projects from digital forensic, incident response to malware analysis. He also dedicates to security education. Founder of NCTU hacker research clubs, he trained students to participate in world-class security contests, and has experience of participating DEFCON CTF (2016 in HITCON Team and 2018 as coach in BFS team). He organized the BambooFox Team to join some bug bounty projects and discover some CVEs in COTS software and several vulnerabilities in campus websites. Besides, he has presented technical presentations in technique conferences, such as BlackHat, HITCON, CHITB, RootCon, CodeBlue, FIRST and VXCON. As an active member in Taiwan security community, he is the chairman of HITCON review committee as well as director of Association of Hacker In Taiwan, and member of CHROOT – the top private hacker group in Taiwan.

Is Now the AI Winter of Our Discontent?

Wednesday, December 15 at 11:00 AM (UTC +8) Free Webinar