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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

What is Zero-Day Attack Identification?

By Christian Wiens | August 25, 2021

Zero-day attacks are among the most challenging Cybersecurity threats SOC teams face on a regular basis. These “never before seen” threats can surprise organizations even if they are protected by traditional Cybersecurity systems.

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MixMode Featured In Latest Gartner Report on Emerging Trends in Network Detection and Response

By Christian Wiens | August 17, 2021

MixMode announced today their inclusion in the 2021 Gartner report, ‘Emerging Trends: Top Use Cases for Network Detection and Response.’ The report, available only to Gartner users, provides in depth analysis on the top four use cases driving the NDR market including detection, hunting, forensics and response, as well as NDR development recommendations for product leaders.

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What is SIEM and How Has It Evolved?

By Christian Wiens | August 11, 2021

Security information and event management (SIEM) is a security management approach that combines two core functions: SIM (security information management) and SEM (security event management).

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Ransomware: The $20 Billion Cybersecurity Problem

By Christian Wiens | August 4, 2021

Over the past few years, ransomware attacks have become more sophisticated, morphing from spray-and-pray phishing blasts to highly targeted and extremely damaging network-wide infections that can cause days or weeks of downtime for a whole organization.

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The Top 5 Zero-Day Attacks of the 21st Century

By Christian Wiens | July 29, 2021

Zero-Day attacks in Cybersecurity have become weapons of choice at the hands of bad actors over the past several years. But what does this term mean and how has this tactic evolved to become such a prevalent threat?

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In Case You Missed It: 2 Cyber Expert Webinars Now Available On-Demand

By Christian Wiens | July 27, 2021

Over the past couple of months MixMode has teamed up with leading cybersecurity experts for a pair of enterprise-focused webinars to discuss the challenges for both legacy and emerging cybersecurity solutions.

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What is Anomaly Detection in Cybersecurity?

By Christian Wiens | July 21, 2021

Anomaly detection, the “identification of rare occurrences, items, or events of concern due to their differing characteristics from the majority of the processed data,” allows organizations to track “security errors, structural defects and even bank fraud,” according to DeepAI and described in three main forms of anomaly detection as: unsupervised, supervised and semi-supervised. Security Operations Center (SOC) analysts use each of these approaches to varying degrees of effectiveness in Cybersecurity applications.

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Webinar Recap: Tool Sprawl – The Trillion Dollar Problem in Cybersecurity

By Christian Wiens | July 15, 2021

The panelists shared that for CISOs sitting in the cyber leadership position, when new systems, platforms, and services are being procured, are they being procured while looking at the whole picture? Or is it a one-off purchase for a single problem or squeaky wheel like, for example, identity management or SIEM?

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Gaps in the Next-Generation SOC

By Christian Wiens | July 13, 2021

As SIEM evolved, vendors began bolting on NDR (network detection and response) and NTA (network traffic analysis) to their base SIEM offerings. The hope (and promise) was that these tools would add the real-time security solution that was lacking with SIEM technology.

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Data Overload Impacts Security Outcomes

By Christian Wiens | July 6, 2021

espite the availability of new technology, companies still have to depend on extracted, aggregated, and normalized historical data to operate. The inherent architecture of legacy solutions diverts focus away from fundamental business problems companies need to address.

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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.