AI In Email Security – A Tale of Two Sides​ – Dr. Kiri Addison – BSW #297

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Dr. Kiri Addison
Threat Detection and Efficacy Product Manager at Mimecast

Dr. Kiri Addison is a Threat Detection and Efficacy Product Manager at cybersecurity specialist company, Mimecast. She works closely with engineers, threat researchers and data scientists on Mimecast’s security products to adapt them to defend against new and evolving threats.
Previously, she was Head of Data Science for Threat Intelligence and one of her current areas of focus in her role as a product manager was to develop innovative products that utilize AI/ML. Kiri also worked in the public sector where she was responsible for creating systems to detect and prevent cyber-attacks and fraud. Her academic background includes a PhD in Physical Chemistry, a Master’s degree in Physics & Astrophysics and an MBA.


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