VP Calls For Out-of-box Ideas & Innovations To Protect Data
Friday,07 Jun 2019
HYDERABAD: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for out-of-box ideas and innovations to protect data as new advancements in science and technology would pose a big challenge to cybersecurity.
Inaugurating a two-day Seminar on “New Paradigms in Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security” organized by C. R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics Statistics and Computer Science, in Hyderabad, the Vice President expressed concern over the rise in cybercrimes and said that cyber security must be an essential part of our technology culture.
With around 8.4 billion connected devices currently in use across the globe, Naidu observed that traditional cyber security systems were becoming obsolete and stressed the need to constantly update technology, improve software and computing prowess to meet myriad challenges confronting the world.
Observing that the 21st century has witnessed the creation of disruptive technologies that have caused paradigm shifts in our way of life, the Vice President said that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) were the most exciting of these technologies with potentially endless applications. “These technologies are capable of solving many complex problems of our times”, he added.