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Malwarebytes Revolutionizes Cybersecurity with AI-Enhanced Security Advisor in ThreatDown Bundle

Malwarebytes, a global leader in real-time cyber protection, has announced the integration of advanced AI capabilities into its Security Advisor, a key component of the ThreatDown Bundle. The new AI functionality aims to transform the user experience, allowing customers to use natural language requests to search for information, receive recommendations for optimizing their security posture, and automatically implement updates.

Founder and CEO of Malwarebytes, Marcin Kleczynski, highlighted the potential of generative AI as a force multiplier in simplifying security for IT-resource-constrained companies. "We will continue to harness AI in our mission to take down threats, complexity, and costs for our customers," said Kleczynski.

With the AI-enhanced Security Advisor, users can engage in conversational interactions to obtain immediate results on the Endpoints, Detections, and Vulnerabilities pages in Nebula. For example, users can ask if they have any unprotected endpoints or if there are any endpoints with vulnerabilities.

Michael Suby, Research Vice President of Security and Trust at IDC, emphasized the importance of immediate insights into security posture and actionable recommendations for today's IT teams. "ThreatDown's Security Advisor is already a powerful differentiator for Malwarebytes, and adding the power of AI will further help resource-constrained IT teams deal quickly and effectively with today's threats," Suby stated.

Key features of the AI-powered Security Advisor include:

  • AI-Powered Search: Utilizing natural language processing and generative AI, the enhanced Security Advisor can quickly identify relevant information, helping administrators pinpoint threats that might be missed with traditional keyword-based searches.

  • Improved Efficiency: The AI capabilities streamline the process of accessing crucial information, enabling swift identification and mitigation of potential security threats, saving significant time for IT and security teams.

  • Automated Security Posture Updates: In future releases, administrators will be able to identify at-risk endpoints and ask the AI to implement updates automatically, further reducing complexity and costs.

Motil Jayakar, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Malwarebytes, expressed enthusiasm about the new AI functionality. "Our latest AI functionality will provide a dynamic user experience for our customers. The AI-powered Security Advisor enables customers to surface insights, recommendations, and even remediation options within seconds, resulting in risk reduction and efficiency gains that won't break the bank," said Jayakar.

The integration of AI into Malwarebytes' Security Advisor represents a significant step forward in the cybersecurity industry, offering a more intuitive, efficient, and cost-effective approach to managing and mitigating cyber threats.

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