This week on This Week in Enterprise Tech, host Lou Maresca and co-hosts Curt Franklin and Brian Chee explore the key takeaways from the 2023 Black Hat and DEF CON cybersecurity conferences. They discuss the proliferation of AI, especially in relation to security. Guest Michael Amori, CEO of Virtualitics, talks about how AI is impacting data analytics and access.
- Curtis Franklin shares highlights from Black Hat and DEFCON 2023, noting generative AI was the dominant theme across both events. He breaks down differences between classic and generative AI models, quantifying risk, and other topics like IoT/OT security.
- IBM revealed Code Assistant for IBM Z, an AI code translation tool that can convert legacy COBOL code to Java. The hosts reflect on converting other legacy code, and the risks of AI-generated code.
- Michael Amori explains how Virtualitics is using AI and data visualization to help enterprises explore and understand their data, serving as an "AI assistant" for analysts. He discusses responsible and ethical AI, maintaining privacy, the need for explainability, and Virtualitics' tools like Network Extractor.
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