Cyber security and the role of intelligent systems in addressing its challenges

Yaniv Harel, Irad Ben Gal, Yuval Elovici

ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST) 8 (4), 1-12, 2017

We are living in a unique period of history, and the current technology revolution will be among the most dramatic societal transformations remembered by humanity. The important changes associated with the invention of the engine, electricity, and the printing press gradually transformed society in the western world over a period of over a hundred years. The changes accompanying the current revolution have significantly altered the lives of average citizens across the globe in less than a generation. This is unprecedented.In the past, revolutions spanned decades, enabling the establishment of processes and systems. For example, a language that supports the new revolution evolves, and leaders emerge, with the fresh perspective required by the revolutionary changes. New disciplines are created and new occupations are developed to support the changes. The present revolution is taking place at such a high …