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AI and machine learning aren’t unique to Cohesity’s new offering, according to Evaluator Group analyst Randy Kerns, but their use in ransomware is still relatively uncommon.
“There have been a number of new approaches for ransomware detection that use analytics to train detection algorithms for understanding and identifying threats and tak[ing] action,” he said. “Analysis has been employed for some time but the AI engine is relatively new.”
The real selling point of Datahawk, Kerns said, is in the overall impact of its several subsystems, not in any particular feature. The combination of capabilities under one “roof” is the key value-add for security teams.