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A Survey On Machine Learning For Cyber Security

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A. Lakshmanarao, M. Shashi



Cybersecurity, Malware detection, Machine learning, Deep learning.



Cyber crime is proliferating everywhere exploiting every kind of vulnerability to computing environment. Ethical Hackers pay more attention towards assessing vulnerabilities and recommending mitigation methodologies. The development of effective techniques has been an urgent demand in the field of the cybersecurity community. Machine Learning for cybersecurity has become an issue of great importance recently due to the effectiveness of machine learning and deep learning in cybersecurity issues. Machine learning techniques have been applied for major challenges in cybersecurity issues like intrusion detection, malware classification and detection, spam detection and phishing detection. Although machine learning cannot automate a complete cybersecurity system, it helps to identify cyber-security threats more efficiently than other software-oriented methodologies, and thus reduces the burden on security analysts. Ever evolving nature of cyber threats throws challenges continuously on the researchers to explore with the ideal combination of deep expertise in cybersecurity and in data science. In this paper, we present the current state of art machine learning applications and their potential for cybersecurity. An analysis of machine learning algorithms for most common types of cybersecurity threats is presented.



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