Network Security

Whitepaper: Actionable Anomalies – How MixMode AI Makes Your Security Data Smarter

In today’s ever evolving cybersecurity landscape there are major problems facing professionals that continue to worsen. These problems center around a shortage of tools advanced enough to understand the baseline of a network in order to pinpoint anomalies and a massive information overload problem in the form of security alerts.

New Video: Why is network data the best source for actionable data in cybersecurity?

In a recent blog post, our Head of Customer Success, Russell Gray, outlined the reasons why network data is the best source for actionable data in cybersecurity. He covered the limitations of each of the elements of a typical security stack (SIEM, Endpoint, and Firewall) and the importance of network traffic analysis (NTA) in the …

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3 Cyberthreats Facing Federal and State Governments in 2020

Bad actors do not discriminate. Organizations across all sectors are at risk — corporations, non-profits, and increasingly, federal and state government entities. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that security incidents increased by 1,300 percent from 2006 to 2015. This number is growing.

Wire Data: What is it Good For?

Today’s security and IT teams are increasingly relying on wire data to better secure their networks. A recent report conducted by network performance and security monitoring vendor VIAVI revealed that more network teams than ever consider wire data the most important data source when confronting security incidents.

Our Top 5 Cybersecurity Insights from 2019

This year on the MixMode blog, we have covered headline stories, analyzed every pain point within network security, and shared what we believe to be some of the most innovative solutions to help you analyze network traffic, surface threats and anomalies, and stop attacks using autonomous AI.

What is Network Detection and Response (NDR)? A bEginner’s Guide

Recently, network detection and response, or NDR, has been established as a key tool for companies seeking to improve their threat response. It’s a relatively new network security strategy which developed in response to perceived shortcomings in existing network security systems. We wanted to help explain what modern network detection and response is, how it …

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5 Things to Know About the New PacketSled Platform

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

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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5 Ways to Modernize Your MSSP Security Monitoring Program

MSSPs are helping their customers deal with a fast-paced and ever-evolving threat landscape. It is critical, now more than ever, to evaluate new monitoring tools that produce more actionable data and alerts to help unearth and combat these modern threats more efficiently.    I recently read an article titled  “4 Technologies SMBs Can Use to Modernize …

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