In episode 79 of the Cybersecurity Minute, Chris Hughes talks about Microsoft’s release of Security Copilot and how generative AI is introducing unique use cases for cybersecurity tooling.
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00:49 — Microsoft announced its Security Copilot, which is a generative AI tool. “We’re starting to see generative AI come to cybersecurity fruition in terms of applying the cybersecurity use case and helping cyber defenders address threats that we see in their modern landscape,” Chris explains.
01:19 — Security Copilot empowers defenders to detect hidden patterns, harden defenses, and respond to incidents faster with generative AI. It does this by enabling users to triage signals at machine speed and use predictive guidance to get ahead of potentially malicious behavior.
01:36 — It also allows users to synthesize data from multiple sources into clear, actionable insights into how to respond to incidents. Additionally, it integrates natively with services such as Microsoft Sentinel, Defender, and Intune. Generative AI also helps address the cybersecurity workforce shortage.
02:00 — It’s targeting certain scenarios, such as incident response, threat hunting, and security reporting. Generative AI is bringing in a unique use case in terms of AI for cybersecurity tooling.
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