Showing Blog Posts: 1–4 of 4 by Ryan Berg

Ryan Berg

Ryan Berg

Chief Scientist, Barkly

  • The Real Machine Learning Revolution in Endpoint Security is Yet to Come

    by Ryan Berg on October 10, 2017

    It’s hard to ignore that machine learning has taken over much of the discourse in today’s technology circles. It wasn’t that long ago that you needed IBM’s Deep Blue to beat a human at chess. Now there are few games that a computer has not bested humans at. Whether it’s Google’s AlphaGo and Go, Elon Musk’s OpenAI and DOTA, or Libratus built by a pair of researchers to beat the best at no-limit Texas…

  • Summer Slacking: 8 Security Mistakes Your Users Are Making

    by Ryan Berg on August 9, 2016

    As an IT professional, you’re expected to be always on. But for your users, it’s summertime, and that means BBQ’s and beer (although in Texas that’s pretty much year round.) With cookouts to host and vacations to plan, following your company’s security policies to the letter isn’t going to be the first thing on your users’ minds. Here are seven mistakes your users are prone to making during the…

  • Succeeding in Security

    by Ryan Berg on July 6, 2016

    If you are in the midst of a career change, you might want to consider entering the cybersecurity market, expected to grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020. More than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. are unfilled, and as worldwide cyber threats become more sophisticated and prevalent, organizations are depending on security professionals for their success. Of course, this…

  • Plan, Pray, or Pay: What to Do After a Ransomware Attack

    by Ryan Berg on June 14, 2016

    If you’re not planning, then you’re praying. And praying doesn’t lower your odds of having to pay when ransomware hits. In the immediate aftermath of a ransomware attack—once you get past the initial confusion and shock—you’re likely to find the limited options available to you were determined by choices you made (or didn’t make) weeks and months ago. Yes, there are things you can do to try to…

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