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Using Artificial Intelligence To Help Keep Your Financial Data Safe

Business professionals have to walk on a tightrope when it comes to working with sensitive financial data. Sharing this information is vital for conducting business in the digital age, but it also comes with the responsibility of keeping it safe from cybercriminals.

Fortunately, there’s a way to bolster your company’s defenses online to ensure financial records and other highly valuable data remains secure. By incorporating artificial intelligence into your cybersecurity, you can have a 24/7 solution that is always on guard no matter what type of threat it encounters.

The advanced machine learning capabilities AI offers make it the perfect complement to your existing security measures. For example, it can watch for any access attempts that deviate from the norm and hold them out of the system until it can be determined whether it’s legitimate.

It can keep data encrypted even while it’s being analyzed to prevent breaches. AI can test your system for weaknesses and alert you to any weak spots that require attention. It even has the potential to cut down on phishing schemes by preventing suspicious emails from reaching employees’ inboxes before they have a chance to see them.

There’s no substitute for common sense, and good practices such as strong passwords, using VPNs and updating your antivirus software are still crucial. However, incorporating AI into your network’s security measures gives you round-the-clock protection from a nearly constant onslaught of threats out there in the world. To learn more, take a look at the accompanying resource.

Infographic created by Donnelley Financial Solutions, an SEC filing software company