Daily Review: The Evolution of Malware and The Rise of AI – Cisco Study

The economic cost of cybercrime to the world came close to $600 billion now, or 0.8% of global GDP. Quick adoption of new technologies by cybercriminals, among other things, leads to the evolution of cybercrime. The most recent Cisco study covers how cybercrime evolves in response to increasing encryption, and how the rise of AI can address modern cyberthreats.

Pick #1. 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report (Cisco)

In its latest annual cybersecurity report, Cisco presents data and analysis from Cisco threat researchers and several of its technology partners about attacker behavior observed over the past 12 to 18 months.

The topics examined in the report align with three general themes

1. Adversaries are taking malware to unprecedented levels of sophistication and impact.

The evolution of malware was one of the most significant developments in the att ...

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