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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.

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Our Top 2020 Cybersecurity Insights

By Christian Wiens | December 22, 2020

The transition from office to remote environments was abrupt and one of the most defining moments that the cybersecurity industry and professionals faced in 2020. We wrote about the top issues CISOs were facing throughout the year but also doubled down on sharing insights about the evolution of next-generation SOCs, the failure of SIEM platforms as organizations are experiencing them today, and how self-supervised AI fits into the equation.

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Russian Hack of U.S. Federal Agencies Shine Spotlight on SIEM Failures in Cybersecurity

By Christian Wiens | December 16, 2020

In what the New York Times is calling, “One of the most sophisticated and perhaps largest hacks in more than five years,” malicious adversaries acting on behalf of a foreign government, likely Russian, broke into the email systems of multiple U.S. Federal agencies including the Treasury and Commerce Departments.

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MixMode in the Real World: Customers Turn to MixMode Frustrated and in Search of a Viable SIEM Alternative

By Christian Wiens | December 10, 2020

SIEM has failed to meet the needs of enterprises in the modern threatscape. One huge reason for this is that over time, most organizations will come to the sad realization that they will never achieve a full enterprise deployment of their SIEM. By its very nature, SIEM is always “in process.” It’s not unusual for an organization to have an SIEM in process for a full decade.

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Techiexpert: How Predictive AI Protects Against Ransomware, GANs and More

By Ana Mezic | December 8, 2020

MixMode CTO and Chief Scientist, Igor Mezic, recently contributed an article for Techiexpert that examines three modern AI adversarial attacks, the financial toll they are having on some of our most important systems (including healthcare), and how predictive, third-wave AI is the only future-proof cybersecurity solution to protect organizations from these intelligent attacks.

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Featured Use Case: Why a Large US Utility Company Turned to MixMode to Address Utility Grid Vulnerabilities

By Christian Wiens | December 3, 2020

A large utility company approached MixMode with the following scenario: The enterprise SOC was utilizing a shared SIEM application that was being utilized by several stakeholders: the networking team, the SCADA team, the dev-ops team, the compliance team and cybersecurity teams for “basic search and investigation of log files to meet regulatory compliance requirements”.

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Recent Ransomware Attacks on U.S. Hospitals Highlight the Inefficiency of Rules-Based Cybersecurity Solutions

By Christian Wiens | November 19, 2020

A number of recent high profile ransomware attacks on U.S. hospitals have demonstrated the urgency for organizations, municipalities, and critical services to take a proactive approach to protecting networks with a predictive AI solution.

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

By Christian Wiens | November 17, 2020

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, as well as an improved platform for gathering comprehensive data.

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Stop Patching Leaks in Your Cybersecurity Boat: A Streamlined Cybersecurity AI Solution to Adversarial Attacks

By Ana Mezic | November 12, 2020

At MixMode our one algorithm is capable of catching any anomaly that may appear on the network. In contrast, other security programs rely on a reactive method of patching and constantly adding to their algorithms each time a hack occurs so that the network learns what to look out for.

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How Vendors Capitalize on SIEM’s Fundamental Flaws

By Christian Wiens | November 5, 2020

Because the fundamental nature of SIEM requires infinite amounts of data, security teams are forced to constantly wrangle their network data and faced with an unmanageable number of false positive alerts. This means they have to devise efficient ways to collect, organize and store data, resulting in an incredible investment in human and financial resources.

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The Case Against Using a Frankenstein Cybersecurity Platform

By Ana Mezic | October 29, 2020

The cybersecurity market has, simply put, been cobbled together. A tangled web of non-integrated systems and alerts from siloed systems. Enterprises are now being forced to utilize a “Frankenstein” of stitched together tools to create a platform that might cover their security bases.

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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.