IBM’s Watson Enrolls In Cybersecurity School

IBM (NYSE:IBM) recently announced that Watson, its cognitive computing system, will undergo cybersecurity training at eight universities during a year-long research project starting this fall.IBM states that students and faculty will participate in research to train Watson in “learning the nuances of security research findings and discovering patterns and evidence of hidden cyber attacks and threats that could otherwise be missed” by security analysts. The company claims that those improvements will help “address the looming cybersecurity skills gap.” IBM’s Watson Knowledge Studio being used to train Watson in cybersecurity. Image source: IBM. This isn’t the first time IBM has sent Watson to school. IBM previously sent Watson to hospitals to analyze big databases of personal health data to help doctors, researchers, and insurers make more informed decisions. It also recently partnered…

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