Speaking at ISSE Conference 2016 in Paris today, Emily Orton, director of Darktrace, argued that traditional security approaches alone are simply now not enough to defend against evolving cyber-threats, instead advocating the use of machine-based learning to aid in the battle against cybercrime.

“The legacy approach to security, certainly in the last 10 to 15 years, has been around the integrity of the perimeter; keeping the border strong with the idea that you can keep the bad guys out.”

However, whilst Orton was quick to point out that basic security approaches like firewalls that aim to minimize risk at the boundary level are still necessary, on their own they will only go so far to protecting against ever-changing threats.

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