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Before You Invest in AI Cybersecurity in 2022, Unravel Misleading Vendor Claims

By Christian Wiens | January 5, 2022

As Forbes reports in the recent article, “The 7 Biggest Artificial (AI) Trends in 2022,” the World Economic Forum identified cybercrime as “potentially posing a more significant risk to society than terrorism” in 2021.

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2021 Highlights: Pushing Through a Pandemic to Deliver Cybersecurity Innovation with Third-Wave AI

By Christian Wiens | December 28, 2021

e at MixMode have accomplished a lot in 2021. As we approach the end of December we thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look back at the year and highlight the stories and news that we believe exemplify our forward momentum in what continues to be a challenging year for all.

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Log4j: the Latest Zero-Day Exploit to Log Jam Cybersecurity

By Christian Wiens | December 21, 2021

Log4j is the latest example of a zero-day exploit to be discovered and put a big part of the industry into chaos. Given its wide adoption by developers, the impact of the log4j exploit is quite broad and will take a tremendous amount of time to resolve.

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Video: The Challenges With Using “Out of the Box” Cloud Security Solutions

By Christian Wiens | December 15, 2021

MixMode’s VP of Engineering, Jeff Behl, discusses the limitations of cloud security solutions that come “out of the box” from cloud providers like AWS. While initially, the rules-based solutions do provide a level of security, Behl warns about the challenges of zero-day attacks as well as the overwhelming amount of alerts that fatigue security teams.

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Phoenix CISO uses back-to-basics approach for cybersecurity

By Christian Wiens | December 9, 2021

Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer for the City of Phoenix, Shannon Lawson, shares in this Toggle Magazine article the city’s back-to-basics approach for cybersecurity using MixMode’s AI-powered platform for security information and event management, user and entity behavior analytics, network traffic analysis and network detection and response.

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As Enterprises Embrace 5G, AI-Enhanced Cybersecurity Emerges as Top Security Priority

By Christian Wiens | December 7, 2021

The much-anticipated fifth generation (5G) of broadband cellular technology has arrived, ushering in unprecedented network speed and connectivity. The tech is also spurring innovation into new tech solutions to meet an ever-growing appetite for instant, reliable connectivity, often, faster than most enterprise Cybersecurity teams can handle. If there was ever a time for AI to deliver on the promises made by Cybersecurity platform vendors, it’s now.

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Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Persist

By Christian Wiens | December 2, 2021

Ransomware attacks launched against healthcare providers are on the rise as 2021 draws to a close. The HHS Office for Civil Rights’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool points to several high-impact ransomware attacks related to the healthcare industry.

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Protecting Your Enterprise from Ransomware with MixMode

By Christian Wiens | November 23, 2021

Monthly reports that lack relevant details about an organization’s true risk level are insufficient and not representative of the further steps an organization should take to protect itself. This approach leaves organizations feeling secure against the threat of ransomware while they are actually left exposed to potentially expensive, wide-scale damage.

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MixMode Recognized as a Supply-side Innovator in AI-enabled Attack Detection Technology by Gartner®

By Christian Wiens | November 18, 2021

MixMode Inc., a leading global provider of Artificial Intelligence-powered Cybersecurity, announced today that the company was recognized as a supply side innovator in the November 2021 Gartner report: Emerging Technologies: Tech Innovators in AI in Attack Detection — Supply Side.

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SMB Companies Beware: The Ransomware Hunter is Aiming at You

By Christian Wiens | November 16, 2021

Ransomware attackers aren’t always after the biggest fish. In fact, so-called “mid game hunting” — as opposed to “big game” hunting — where attackers identify smaller targets that are less likely to trigger a legal or governmental response, appears to be on the rise.

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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.