Testin’s portfolio company, Vackbot, announced that it has just secured a new round of financing led by Lenovo. “Vackbot will surely step up our efforts of security services to all developers with Testin’s one-stop application test solution”, said Bin Liu, the founder and CEO of Vackbot, “Vackbot will also enhance in network security artificial intelligence research and development.”
With Alpha Go’s winning, AI has become a heat topic. On one hand, people are expecting AI to provide more convenience to our life. On the other hand, people are worrying about hackers. They worry that hackers will use AI in attacks linked with mobile apps and Internet of Things. Security problems are what people concern in life.
In order to solve this problem, Vackbot is developing an AI engine to simulate hacker methods and breach scenarios, like a virtual hacker robot. It runs continuous attacks to identify breach scenarios across applications, systems and networking, it will eventually evolve and surpass human engineers in thus iterative cycles.
The process of Vackbot’s virtual attacks does not affect the normal condition of internet device and it does not harm test target’s data. After the test, through reports, people can quantify the risk. The attack’s purpose is to find vulnerabilities and loopholes before hacker attacks. In this way, companies can fix them in time. They can improve the security conditions in time.
Advantages of Vackbot compare to traditional tests
Aside from it can continuously work for a long time, AI is still high-efficiency.
Vackbot can also resolve information on different test devices. In this way, it can detect loopholes are difficult to find. Vackbot has super adaptability and study ability. When one loophole is blocked, it will turn to another loophole and attack again. In these ways AI can help companies test more broadly and more intelligence.
Vackbot can simulate human analytical skills through artificial intelligence algorithm. It solve the problem of lacking security workers. The way it react when the system is threatened is effective. The time cost it saves are a great advantage, traditional security tests cannot compete with it.
AI era of Internet Security has come
The challenge to cybersecurity is to discover unknown vulnerabilities. The bigger challenge is that security engineers should discover these vulnerabilities before hackers. However, the biggest challenge comes from whether people can continuously look for and match these vulnerabilities in massive data because it is difficult for people to repeat continuously work. What’s more, the most unpredictable risk comes from the “human” once mastered these loopholes, became the greatest potential risk. Continuing to train safety robot simulation scenario scripts for safety engineers, you can continue to identify security vulnerabilities, but ultimately it is not a guarantee that the threat will be.
Artificial intelligence has become the most mature and effective technology of the year in both deep learning and machine learning. This is an undoubtedly declare that the Internet is entering artificial intelligence era. AI security detection is crucial to the fields of internet, smart driving, internet of things and industrial internet.
Vackbot got Testin’s strategic investment a few months ago. With Testin’s brand, clients and market resources, Vackbot will quickly bring its artificial intelligence security services to the market.
Vackbot (http://www.moyunsec.com) is a cybersecurity platform with virtual hacker technology based on artificial intelligence, it specializes in the research of technologies related to continuous security verification and fixing system leakage before being hacked.
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