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Computing Industry Colloquium: Seminar on AI / ML in Cybersecurity

September 13, 2022

Computing Industry Colloquium: Seminar on AI / ML in Cybersecurity

Update - 9/14/2022
Thank you for your interest in the AL / ML Seminar;  unfortunately, all the seminar seats have been filled. We are no longer accepting RSVPs. Stay tuned for a follow-up blog with details from the talk in the coming weeks.

Are you interested in recent trends in cybersecurity? Keen to hear what Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can offer to tackle some of the challenging issues in cybersecurity and cyber operations? Then join us at the first talk of our Computing Industry Colloquium series, titled” AI and ML in Cybersecurity.” The speaker for this talk is Buzz Walsh, Ph.D., who has been in the cybersecurity industry for 29 years and is currently serving as a Principal Cyber Operations Engineer at the MITRE Corporation based in Colorado.

Where: DCIH 445, Pew Campus

When: September 16th, 2022, 2:30 PM - 4 PM

Refreshments: Light refreshments will be provided

Talk Title: AI and ML in Cybersecurity

Talk Abstract: A brief review of selected cybersecurity history followed by a discussion of artificial intelligence and machine learning as it relates to potential capabilities across the spectrum of cyber operations.  Automated capabilities present straightforward advantages in some defensive engagement areas but potential liabilities in others.

Speaker Bio: Buzz Walsh has been a defensive cyber operations engineer with the Mitre Corporation for 14 years.  Previously he served as an Air Force officer for twenty years with roles including flight test engineer, nuclear effects engineer, and Air Force Academy faculty.  At the Pentagon, he established cyber operations practices for the US Defense Department and advises foreign governments regarding their cyber operations.  Across the government, private sector, and now in the not-for-profit sector, Buzz has been an active contributor in cyber for 29 years.  He has served in various faculty positions at ten universities and colleges.  He earned his Ph.D. and BS in Computer Science from that green school down I-96 and his MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico.

Point of contact:  Email Professor Rahat Rafiq ( [email protected] ) if you have any questions.

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