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Can Your Cyber Tools Monitor Any Stream of Data?

By Christian Wiens | August 24, 2022

It’s the open secret no one’s talking about — too many cybersecurity solutions in the marketplace stand no chance of providing comprehensive coverage because they are incapable of handling data arising from all sources. Many available solutions are effectively legacy platforms hiding within fresh marketing packages.

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The Fallacy of “One-Click Remediation”

By Christian Wiens | August 17, 2022

Let’s take a closer look at the false narrative being propagated in the cybersecurity market and explore some more appropriate alternatives. An example of a legacy cyber tool vendor “feature” being touted as an ideal solution to the problem of automatic remediation is reliant on a standard (though rarely used for reasons we will explore in this article) function known as TCP Reset.

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Understanding the Evolution and Impact of AI on Cybersecurity

By Dr. Igor Mezic | August 11, 2022

MixMode’s unsupervised, third-wave AI computes patterns of interaction over many different timescales, contrasting it over the next 5-minute interval with what was seen previously. Should patterns deviate, the platform performs an assessment of the security risk implied in that deviation and presents it to the user.

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Updated for 2022: What is Network Detection and Response (NDR)? A Beginner’s Guide

By Christian Wiens | August 3, 2022

Network detection and response, or NDR, has been established as a key tool for companies seeking to improve their threat response. It has become a network security strategy which developed in response to perceived shortcomings in existing network security systems.

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Customer Case Study: Self-Learning Cyber Defense for Financial Institutions

By Christian Wiens | July 28, 2022

The nation’s largest Financial Services providers are a favorite target for nation-state sponsored and coordinated cyber-attacks. Despite significantly more financial and resource investment in cybersecurity than any other industry, critical infrastructure breaches and novel attacks remain a daily occurrence.

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False Narratives in the Cybersecurity Tools Market

By Christian Wiens | July 20, 2022

Mature cyber security teams understand a harsh reality often ignored by legacy cyber tools vendors: correlation must not be confused with causation.

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The Broken Promises From Cybersecurity Vendors

By Christian Wiens | July 13, 2022

Cybersecurity tool vendors understand that historically, the determining factors for a successful Security Operations Center (SOC) have been dependent entirely on 2 operational factors rather than the underlying technology.

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How MixMode is Embracing Zero Trust

By Christian Wiens | July 7, 2022

Zero-trust is at the heart of the MixMode solution through its use of Self-Learning, Unsupervised AI. The AI is driven by a zero-trust generative model that initially takes no historical knowledge to function and is unbiased from human alteration.

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Whitepaper: Is “One-Click Remediation” Intentionally Misleading SOC Teams?

By Christian Wiens | June 29, 2022

Geoffrey Coulehan, Head of Sales for MixMode, pens our latest whitepaper on the misleading “one-click remediation” claims that many cybersecurity tool vendors are using in the marketplace.

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Can You Predict a Cyber Attack Before It Happens?

By Christian Wiens | June 22, 2022

When hackers breach a network, focus naturally, and wisely, turns to the first point of intrusion. But a wider view, one that includes an understanding of what happened after the breach can empower your organization to predict — and most important, prevent — the next attack. MixMode is helping organizations across the country do just that, every day.

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About MixMode

MixMode is a no-rules Cybersecurity platform, serving large enterprises with big data environments across a variety of industries. MixMode delivers a patented, self-learning platform that acts as the Intelligence Layer℠ to detect both known and unknown attacks, including novel attacks designed to bypass legacy cyber defenses. This is accomplished in real-time, across any cloud or on-premise data stream. Trusted by global entities in banking, public utilities and government sectors, industry cyber leaders rely on MixMode to protect their most critical assets. The platform dramatically improves the efficiency of SOC teams’ previously burdened with writing and tuning rules and manually searching for attacks. The MixMode platform can be deployed remotely, with no appliances, in under an hour with business outcomes evident within days. Backed by PSG and Entrada Ventures, the company is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA. Learn more at www.mixmode.ai.