Third Wave AI Blogs

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

Overcoming the Struggles of Modern Security: Harnessing the Power of AI for Enhanced Security Operations

By Joe Ariganello | November 9, 2023

One of the key areas that the Gartner report highlights is AI Enhanced Security Operations. The research observes that most AI development in security products so far has focused on detecting threats, but there is increasing potential to use AI to improve security operations and incident response.

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Understanding the Joe Biden Executive Order on AI and Enhancing Cybersecurity: Key Takeaways and Recommendations

By Joe Ariganello | November 1, 2023

On October 30, 2023, the White House issued an Executive Order promoting safe, secure, and trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) deployment. This Executive Order recognizes the global challenges and opportunities presented by AI and emphasizes the need for collaboration, standards development, and responsible government use for national security.

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Advanced Behavioral Detection Analytics: Enhancing Threat Detection with AI

By Joe Ariganello | October 31, 2023

Gartner just released its Emerging Tech Impact Radar: Security, which looked at technologies that could help organizations effectively detect and respond to attacks and create better efficiencies through AI-based security hyper-automation.

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Utilizing Artificial Intelligence Effectively in Cybersecurity

By Joe Ariganello | October 10, 2023

Several AI approaches are used in cybersecurity, but it’s hard to make sense of the noise, especially when vendors say the same thing. In our newest eBook, we’ll explore what they are and the pros and cons of each one.

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CISOs: Are You Applying NIST / CISA Standards to ALL Data Including the Cloud?

By Geoffrey Coulehan | September 14, 2023

Security leaders want to solve problems identifying and understanding anomalies or account access behaviors by correlating anomalous behaviors of specific accounts with other parameters like geography or ingress and egress points, but few rules-based Cybersecurity tools have the ability to do that without a great deal of manual data massaging and manipulating.

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Key Takeaways from Black Hat 2023

By Karen Buffo | September 7, 2023

Overall, Black Hat 2023 demonstrated that the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve rapidly. The event highlighted both the threats posed by emerging technologies like AI, as well as the potential for new defensive techniques.

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FBI Warns of Adversary Malicious AI Use While Encouraging AI Cyber Adoption

By Joe Ariganello | August 23, 2023

A briefing by the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division highlights the massive potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for advancing cybersecurity and the looming risks of adversaries weaponizing AI for attacks.

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MixMode Invited to Participate on ‘US Blue Team’ in Annual International Cybersecurity Exercise

By Joe Ariganello | August 8, 2023

The constant threats posed by hackers, state-sponsored cyber attacks, and malicious actors have prompted the creation of cutting-edge strategies to fortify our nation’s cyber defenses. One such response to this growing concern comes in the form of an annual large-scale international cybersecurity exercise.

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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2023 Recap

By Joe Ariganello | July 25, 2023

One of the key predictions is that by 2027, 50% of chief information security officers (CISOs) will adopt human-centric design practices in their cybersecurity programs to minimize operational friction and maximize control adoption. This approach focuses on designing security controls around individuals rather than technology or threats. It recognizes that employees play a crucial role in cybersecurity and aims to reduce the likelihood of risky behavior.

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Aligning an Organization’s Attack Surface to Detection Surface is Key to Adversary Defense in Today’s Cloud Era

By Joe Ariganello | June 29, 2023

With the Cloud Era, the IT asset estate has expanded, and there is a diverse set of attack surfaces to defend. The term “attack surface” describes the growing IT asset estate, but there is no parallel term to describe where we can detect or respond to attacker activity.

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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.

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