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The latest stories on Cybersecurity, AI, and everything in between from MixMode

Web App Security: Necessary, Vulnerable, and In Need of AI for Security

By Kyle Pullman | July 11, 2019

Web applications are a necessary part of doing business in 2019. Walk into any department in any company — large or small — and employees likely have several web app browsers on their screen that are making their job function easier. We are talking the sites that modern day businesses depend on: Google Cloud, Slack, WordPress, DropBox, PayPal, Shopify, Salesforce…and the list goes …

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3 Articles You May Have Missed Last Month

By Ana Mezic | July 1, 2019

Wow. Did June go by as fast for you as it did for us? Closing out Q2 and heading into a short Holiday week (Happy 4th of July everyone), we wanted to share 3 of our top articles from last month that are definitely worth a quick read – whether it be from your office …

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Hackers are Starting to Use AI: This Week In AI

By Ana Mezic | June 28, 2019

Here’s Why It’s Time To Prepare for AI Wielding Hackers  “The war against cyber attackers isn’t a fair battle. Companies have to defend against all attacks, while the attackers only have to get through once. And it’s about to get much, much worse,” writes Marie Korolov for Data Center Knowledge, effectively explaining the biggest roadblock for …

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The Endpoint Gap in Corporate Security

By Kyle Pullman | June 26, 2019

“The biggest misconception people have about endpoints is that they have an idea of what their endpoints really are. The security industry has rightly taught defense-in-depth & blocking. However, too many companies rely solely on that concept, and aren’t prepared for what happens when something is breached. That breach, when it happens, will take place …

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Machine Learning vs Artificial Intelligence: This Week in AI

By Ana Mezic | June 21, 2019

What’s the difference between ML and AI in Cybersecurity? Many don’t understand how AI works in terms of cybersecurity, despite most agreeing that it is necessary to implement it going forward. According to a recent survey by Webroot, nearly 75 percent of IT professionals stated they intend to incorporate more artificial intelligence (AI) solutions into their cybersecurity …

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3 Reasons Why Managed Service Providers Should Consider Focusing on Cybersecurity

By Kyle Pullman | June 20, 2019

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) today have a tremendous opportunity to help solve the cybersecurity knowledge gap for many small- to mid-market businesses. We’ve all read the “X-number of shortage of cybersecurity professionals by 2020” in the major publications. For example, CNBC’s article, “A serious shortage of cybersecurity experts could cost companies hundreds of millions of …

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How Important is AI? This Week in AI

By Ana Mezic | June 14, 2019

Is AI Fundamental to the future of Cybersecurity? Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are words we hear thrown around a lot, often arbitrarily in the cybersecurity space. However, they are instrumental to the development of our industry. According to this article by Sam Bocetta for CSO,if you turn a blind eye to AI and you will …

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5 Things to Know About the New PacketSled Platform

By Russell Gray | June 11, 2019

Since its commercial launch in 2015, the PacketSled platform was rooted in the Network Forensic and Incident Response space, garnering several awards and mentions for this capability1. In Q1 2019, PacketSled launched an all-new platform combining this forensic capability with artificial intelligence that is purpose-built for false positive alert suppression. We also changed our trade name to …

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Do we need AI in CYbersecurity? This Week in AI

By Ana Mezic | June 7, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is Fundamental to the Future of Cybersecurity According to a 2019 SME Cyber Security Report by Senseon, eighty-one percent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) think Artificial Intelligence (AI) is crucial to the state and future of cybersecurity. Key findings in the report include: 88% of SMEs have a dedicated security budget 53% think an …

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Operational Technology Risk: Attack Paths, Challenges, and Protection for Vital Industrial Systems

By Russell Gray | June 6, 2019

I recently attended NTTSecurity’s webinar, “How to Shine a Light on Operational Technology Risk,” to learn more about current Operational Technology (OT) risks and the security challenges facing different industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA). As a client success and support leader servicing customers in various OT sectors, I recommend …

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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.