Real world Cylons are evolving and becoming much faster and more nimble. Also, note that they have a 360 degree continual field of vision for real time balance and maneuvering, so it's harder to get the drop on them. For any who have been keeping up with this, they are much more capable than they were just a few years ago. Also note they are making autonomous tanks and "critters" like squid, birds, etc. for swarming or covert surveillance, recon, etc.
This article does not get into the exponential advances of AI, which is improving exponentially and is soon to surpass human cognitive capabilities.