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Jask's Chiron Brings AI Threat Detection to Home Networks

August 07, 2018 / Sean Michael Kerner

Jask's Chiron Brings AI Threat Detection to Home Networks. There are a lot of different ways to detect potential intruders on an enterprise network, but what about smaller businesses or consumers? That's the challenge that Rob Soto, director of security research at Jask wants to help solve with the Chiron project that he is set to demonstrate at the Black Hat USA 2018 conference on Aug. 9. Chiron is a home-based network analytics and machine learning threat detection framework. The system integrates an open-source ELK stack, which includes Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana components, together with the AKTAION machine learning threat detection technology. "The idea we had was to take some of the principles of advanced machine learning technologies and put it together in something that's automated and easy to use and give it away to everybody," Soto told eWEEK. "We call it Chiron, named after the healer from Greek mythology." The ELK stack is commonly us...