ESET's road to Augur

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Machine learning by ESET: The road to Augur

At ESET we love ancient history – the company is named after an Egyptian goddess after all – so that was naturally the place we looked for when it came to naming our machine learning engine. In Ancient Rome, Augur was a term used for religious officials who observed natural signs and interpreted these as an indication of divine approval or disapproval of a proposed action. The analogy with cybersecurity is not hard to draw, but in contrast with the alchemy-natured augurs back then, our Augur bases its decisions on science, mathematics and previous experience.
 
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So, it's already included in ESET's products? or how can see it in action? it's a detection name maybe? for example as far as I know norton use machine learning on some detections and name it heur.adv.ml
 
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Yeah and I think that's why fails if not catch something after a static detection. Since V7 always have failed detecting a common worm I think that spreads for USB on my region
 

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That's an interesting consolidation of the algorithms and AI approaches proven to be effective till now. No doubt that explains their powerful detection.
@Huchim they have been using ML techniques since years and this seems to be their new AI project or a rebranding of their project, implementing the best of Deep Learning and Classification algorithms they've found to be useful.
Nice share :)
 
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