When most people think of the term artificial intelligence, science fiction films both old and new tend to come to mind. Whether it’s the military network Skynet becoming self-aware in The Terminator and wiping out the majority of mankind with nuclear weapons, or the hosts in Westworld developing consciousness and turning against their human masters, Hollywood tends to paint a grim picture of this area of technology.

The reality is that artificial intelligence – or AI for short – is not simply some fatalistic abstract concept destined to wreak havoc on a futuristic society, but rather a currently available technology that stands poised to revolutionize a number of industries, including security. Read the full article in SourceSecurity.