When we speak of Virtual Assistants several names come to head, like Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Assistant, Bixby, even Jarvis in Iron Man. But today IBM is giving an interesting twist to this concept that many of us relate to smartphones, devices for the home and personal applications.
IBM is introducing ‘ Project Havyn’, a voice Assistant created to be a support tool for information security professionals. An Assistant is based on Watson and will serve, according to the company, to anticipate attacks and threats to businesses, Governments, and even people, this anywhere in the world.
Participants also want to be professionals in security
As part of the new service of ‘Watson for Cyberseguridad’, IBM is giving to meet Havyn, a project in which have been working four months and that arises as a response to the growth of the ‘virtual assistants’ assistants who serve as support to daily activities and personal way. IBM believes that these systems can also be specialized and help with more complex tasks.
Havyn shall be capable of access and analyze large amounts of safety reports to extract only the most important details, here cyber security analyst may ask the wizard via voice to scan certain behaviors, actions, and even periods of time, to determine if there is any suspicious activity.
The advantage of Havyn is that it will not only seek information, but also interpreted it, which results in a better use of time and resources, because reports updated in just minutes instead of several days can be.
Project Havyn is just in testing phase analyzing threats within the same IBM. The company aims to expand and improve the data base of the wizard, which is capable of accessing and analyzing more than one million of security documents, reports from various sources, such as research papers, blogs and other data from cyber attacks-related incidents so far.