Brave New World of Anomaly Detection

by
Abby Zimet
 
The military's high-tech Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is trying to identify the next Fort Hood or Wikileaks candidates before, not after, they act
by working their way through "massive data sets" to find "malevolent insiders that started out as
‘good
guys.'" Alas, the so-called Anomaly Detection at Multiple Scales
project may or may not be able to reliably predict future behavior by
sifting through your emails.

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