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MixMode Named a Top 10 Best Tech Startup in Santa Barbara for the Third Year in a Row

By Christian Wiens | March 3, 2022

MixMode has been recognized as one of the best tech startups in Santa Barbara in 2022. This is the third year that MixMode has been recognized by The Tech Tribune for this honor. 

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Better Anomaly Detection Is Key to Solving the False Positive Problem Once and for All

By Christian Wiens | February 24, 2022

Keeping up with security alerts can be a Herculean task without the right tools on board. Security teams face more than 11,000 alerts per day on average, according to industry analysts — including thousands of false positives triggered by legacy security solutions.

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VIDEO: The Multiplying costs and challenges of Data Storage and Retention in Legacy Cybersecurity Platforms

By Christian Wiens | February 18, 2022

MixMode’s Head of Sales and Alliances, Geoff Coulehan, discusses the data retention cost and challenges that arise when legacy cybersecurity platforms require historical data to be organized in a proprietary format for after-the-fact investigation processes.

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Forbes: Comparing Legacy Rules-Based Cybersecurity Platforms And AI-Based Platforms

By Christian Wiens | February 15, 2022

Chief Scientist and CTO for MixMode, Igor Mezic, wrote this article for Forbes magazine on the advantages of moving away from a legacy rule-based cybersecurity platform to a third-wave AI platform that can better detect zero-day threats.

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MixMode Platform Release: New Executive Summary Dashboard

By Russell Gray | February 10, 2022

The MixMode Executive Summary Dashboard provides the necessary information and continuous access to critical details that CISO’s and other cybersecurity leaders need to see on a weekly and monthly basis to understand the health of their cybersecurity program.

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Cybersecurity Acronyms: Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup

By Christian Wiens | February 9, 2022

Trying to decipher Cybersecurity jargon can feel like trying to make sense out of a spoonful of alphabet soup. Is your SIEM equipped with sufficient NTA? What about your XDR? Or wait, was it NDR? What’s IRM, anyway? And whatever happened to UEBA?

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Modern Ransomware Attackers Risking Public Safety, Community Infrastructure

By Christian Wiens | February 2, 2022

Ransomware attackers often find government networks to be lucrative sitting targets that are often largely left unprotected against modern threats. As CNN reports, state and local governments tend to lack enough money and personnel to effectively mitigate these threats.

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Video: The Limits of Rules-BasED Cybersecurity Systems

By Christian Wiens | January 26, 2022

MixMode’s CTO and Chief Scientist, Dr. Igor Mezic, discusses the challenges of rules-based cybersecurity systems. He focuses on the workflow issues for security analysts that operate in first and second-wave AI (rules-based) cybersecurity tools.

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5 Critical Factors That Impact an Organization’s Cybersecurity Efficacy

By Christian Wiens | January 19, 2022

It’s no surprise that organizations are pouring resources into their security approaches, from investments into hardware and software and significant increases in Cybersecurity professional hiring. In fact, industry watchers expect organizations globally to contribute to $1.75 trillion in cumulative spending on Cybersecurity between 2021 and 2025.

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How CIOs Will Allocate Budgets in 2022 to Confront Complex Cybersecurity Threats

By Christian Wiens | January 12, 2022

An annual Harvey Nash Group/KPMG survey of CIOs and other IT leaders revealed that companies spent about $15 billion more each week in the early part of 2021 on work-from-home investments, a figure that represents one of the largest upticks in tech investment in history, according to Harvey Nash/KPMG.

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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.