Carnegie Mellon University
February 01, 2018

Parno quoted on Chronicle, Alphabet's newest cybersecurity company

Recently, Alphabet–Google's parent company–developed a new cybersecurity platform called Chronicle that companies can use to help comprehend their own security data. Few details have been shared publicly, but this platform will most likely use machine learning to comb through data from a company's security products and ultimately detect abnormal traffic on their network. Although machine learning is a powerful tool, Bryan Parno says in an article for Popular Science that, historically, its been challenging to use for security problems. "The  Achilles Heel of anomaly detection has always been that attackers just say, 'Well, I’m just going to very carefully craft my attack so it looks like normal activity,'" he says. Read the article.