Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Cybercrime , Endpoint Security

How Modern Tech Is Changing Vulnerabilities and Responses

Check Point CSO Itai Greenberg on the Impact of IoT, Cloud AI and Deep Learning
Itai Greenberg, chief strategy officer, Check Point Software

Modern technologies are a double-edged sword in cybersecurity, says Itai Greenberg, chief strategy officer at Check Point Software Technologies.

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The proliferation of IoT devices and cloud computing since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the attack landscape and created the need for defenders to fortify their position. But emerging technologies such as AI and deep learning offer new advantages for responding to and neutralizing zero-day malware threats, Greenberg says.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Greenberg also discusses:

  • How IoT and cloud computing have changed the attack landscape;
  • How AI and deep learning can thwart never-before-seen threats;
  • The biggest challenges around securing small and medium-sized businesses.

Greenberg is responsible for global strategy, business development and M&A for Check Point Software Technologies. His core mission is to lead Check Point's innovation and business growth across network, cloud, endpoint, SASE, SOC and IoT. As the head of global business accounts, Greenberg is also responsible for managing top strategic customer accounts worldwide by focusing on customer satisfaction, relationship and business growth. Prior to his role as CSO, Greenberg was vice president of product management and vice president of product marketing. Greenberg joined Check Point in 2010 after serving as vice president of product and research and development at EyeClick, where he held key leadership roles in the Microsoft Windows Security and Mobile divisions.

About the Author

Michael Novinson

Michael Novinson

Managing Editor, Business, ISMG

Novinson is responsible for covering the vendor and technology landscape. Prior to joining ISMG, he spent four and a half years covering all the major cybersecurity vendors at CRN, with a focus on their programs and offerings for IT service providers. He was recognized for his breaking news coverage of the August 2019 coordinated ransomware attack against local governments in Texas as well as for his continued reporting around the SolarWinds hack in late 2020 and early 2021.

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