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SOAR - The Acknowledgement that all of your cybersecurity platforms have failed

Is having 5 disparate cybersecurity platforms truly helping make your enterprise more secure? In this whitepaper we explain why it's not and why we believe the adoption of SOAR is just an admission that all of your other cybersecurity platforms aren't doing their job.

Featured Use Case: Why a Large Government Entity Replaced Their SIEM with MixMode

Despite a three-year SIEM deployment and a two-year UBA deployment, government personnel needed an alternative to better detect and manage threats in real-time. They turned to MixMode.

MixMode Guide: The Failed Promises of SIEM

In this whitepaper we'll discuss the ways in which SIEM has failed to deliver on promises made to the cybersecurity industry and why cyber teams must instead turn to a next-gen platform powered by unsupervised AI.

ALL BLOGS

The Hidden Costs and Challenges of Log Data Storage Using a SIEM

By Christian Wiens | February 24, 2021

Ultimately, MixMode found, the log-based SIEM approach resulted in five times the amount of data that needed to be stored, a cost that was passed along to the government entity.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution – AI, Quantum, and IoT Impacts on Cybersecurity

By Geoffrey Coulehan, Head of Sales | February 17, 2021

The next cybersecurity challenge lies with the advances in quantum computing that are set to revolutionize tech while simultaneously equipping threat actors with a new arsenal of cyberweapons.

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How a Government Entity Switched to MixMode and Decreased Data Storage Costs by 50%

By Christian Wiens | February 11, 2021

Data is the beating heart of every modern organization, but it’s only valuable when it’s accessible, understandable, and most importantly, protected.

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The SOC Reckoning

By Christian Wiens | February 9, 2021

What are companies really gaining when they take on SOAR? At a high level, SOAR and legacy platforms are falling far short of their promises. SOCs are left with several pivotal questions.

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2021: The Year SOCs Embrace Cybersecurity Convergence

By Christian Wiens | February 4, 2021

Staying on top of cybersecurity risk can feel like a losing battle in today’s modern, hyperconnected reality. The influx of IoT devices and increased reliance of BYOD devices has created a diverse, complex threatscape rife with overlapping vulnerabilities across physical and cyber assets.

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Why Responding to a Cyber Attack with a Traditional SIEM Leaves You Vulnerable

By Ana Mezic | February 2, 2021

An enterprise’s inability to detect cyber attacks has tangible effects on its productivity and profitability. Various reports have noted a correlation between the time it takes to spot an intrusion and the cost of recovery.

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Misconceptions of the SOAR “Playbook”

By Christian Wiens | January 28, 2021

Most customers are surprised to learn that SOAR platforms rely on invoking 3rd party technologies, including next-generation firewalls and endpoint protection platforms via traditional API calls to isolate and quarantine malicious threats and users.

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Building a Better SOC Based on What We Learned in 2020

By Christian Wiens | January 26, 2021

Every network vulnerability opened new opportunities for hackers to infiltrate systems, steal data and wreak havoc. Several notable security incidents have left governments, private organizations, medical systems and large enterprise networks reeling. Many of these entities have discovered that their security plans are simply not up to the task of mitigating modern cybersecurity threats.

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MixMode Named a 2021 Best Tech Startup in Santa Barbara

By Christian Wiens | January 21, 2021

MixMode has been recognized as one of the best tech startups in Santa Barbara in 2021. Thank you to the staff at The Tech Tribune for this honor.

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SOAR: The Acknowledgement That All Of Your Cybersecurity Platforms Have Failed

By Christian Wiens | January 19, 2021

The latest in an ever-increasing bag of supplemental platforms to address the shortcomings of legacy cyber threat platforms is SOAR (Security Orchestration Automation and Response).

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About MixMode

MixMode is the first to bring a third-wave, context-aware AI approach that automatically learns and adapts to dynamically changing environments. MixMode’s monitoring platform, PacketSled, better understands network behavior as it adapts to baseline changes and enables both misuse detection and anomaly detection, as well as predictive maintenance. Used by enterprises and MSSPs for real-time network analysis, threat hunting and incident response, the platform leverages continuous stream monitoring and retrospection to provide network forensics and security analytics. Security teams can integrate PacketSled into their orchestration engine, SIEM, or use PacketSled independently to dramatically reduce false positive alerts and the resources required to respond to persistent threats, malware, insider attacks and nation state espionage efforts.

The company has been named an innovator in leading publications and by security analysts, including SC Magazine, earning a finalist award in 2018 and 2019 for "Best Computer Forensic Solution.” Based in Santa Barbara, with offices in San Diego, the company is backed by Keshif Ventures and Blu Venture Investors. For case studies, continuous product updates and industry news, please visit us at www.mixmode.ai.