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

How a Massive Shift to Working From Home Leaves an Enterprise’s Cybersecurity Vulnerable

By Ana Mezic | March 31, 2020

Many companies are scrambling to find a way to better protect their now-remote team of employees, and as they do so, hackers will take every advantage to find the weaknesses in these spread-out company networks.

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

By Christian Wiens | March 10, 2020

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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A Well-Equipped Security Team Could Save You Millions of Dollars a Year

By Christian Wiens | February 11, 2020

Data breaches are expensive. By now, most organizations are well aware of this fact. When it comes to resource planning, however, SecOps teams need concrete data to ensure adequate funding is available to handle a breach.

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Network Data: The Best Source for Actionable Data in Cybersecurity

By Russell Gray | February 6, 2020

With the right tool, your network data can now provide you with most valuable, actionable alerts in your security stack. What follows is a discussion of some of the reasons why you may want to look to your network first when trying to identify potential threats or attacks.

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3 Cyberthreats Facing Federal and State Governments in 2020

By Christian Wiens | January 30, 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.

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Staying CCPA Compliant with MixMode’s Unsupervised AI

By Ana Mezic | January 21, 2020

Companies are expected to spend up to $55 billion dollars on efforts to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which is still working out its final rules after going into effect this month.

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5 Cybersecurity Threats That Will Dominate 2020

By Christian Wiens | January 16, 2020

At MixMode, we can’t help but imagine the flip side of all that potential. An increasingly connected cyber landscape means an increased number of potential targets for bad actors. New tech is exciting, but it’s often inherently vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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Yesterday’s SIEM Solutions Can’t Combat Today’s Cyberthreats

By Ana Mezic | January 9, 2020

While it’s true that having a SIEM is better than forgoing network monitoring all together, a standalone SIEM solution is simply insufficient in today’s cybersecurity landscape. Hackers and other bad actors have become more sophisticated — many of today’s cybercriminals can easily outsmart a standard SIEM setup.

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Our Top 5 Cybersecurity Insights from 2019

By Christian Wiens | December 30, 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.

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What Trends Will Shape the Cybersecurity Industry in 2020?

By Christian Wiens | December 19, 2019

In this environment, it’s no surprise that U.S. CEOs rated cybersecurity as their top external concern in a survey conducted by the Conference Board. Those worries are unlikely to fade anytime soon, but 2020 also brings fresh opportunities for proactive measures to secure sensitive information. Here’s what you need to know about the trends that are currently emerging in cybersecurity and how you can make a difference in the future of the field:

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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.