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Data Science Transforming Security Operations
Data science brings a huge promise to IT security and accordingly to the sprouting of DS teams across all enterprises, and numerous vendors. Indeed DS has the potential to transform the way security is done—yet, the secret sauce is how to do it in a way that actually provides clear value, embedded into the security workflow, and leverages the human knowledge in combined with the data.
Dr. Alon Kaufman is currently RSA's Director of Data Science and Innovation globally, leading data science for RSA across the full portfolio. Prior to this role, within RSA, he was Head of Research for the fraud risk analytics products. Prior to joining RSA, Kaufman held several managerial and research positions in Israeli hi-tech companies, dealing with various aspects of data mining and data science. All in all, he has over 20 years of experience in technology and innovation management. He holds a Ph.D. in computational neuroscience and machine learning from the Hebrew University and an MBA from the Tel Aviv University. He teaches data science courses in Israeli universities, and is a public speaker on Big Data and data science, cybercrime, security and innovation.