MIxmode Blog

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

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

By Russell Gray | March 19, 2020

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.

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Hackers Use Coronavirus Panic to Push Phishing Email Scams

By Ana Mezic | March 17, 2020

Phishing scams feeding off of Coronavirus fears have taken advantage of the current state of national emergency to trick concerned citizens into opening malicious PDF’s claiming to help protect them from the disease.

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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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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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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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Hacking the Hackers: Adversarial AI and How to Fight It

By Ana Mezic | January 7, 2020

Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have led to smarter, more robust network security platforms that are quickly replacing legacy security solutions.

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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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The Evolution of “Next-Generation” Manufacturing and the Need for Network Security

By Christian Wiens | December 17, 2019

The new MixMode & RAVENii whitepaper, “The Evolution of ‘Next-Generation’ Manufacturing and the Need for Network Security,” is a comprehensive look at how third-wave AI is improving modern network security across connected manufacturing networks and beyond.

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How AI Can Help You Stay CCPA Compliant

By Christian Wiens | December 12, 2019

Consider investing in emerging tech tools that can add a deeper layer of data privacy protection. Artificial intelligence technology, in particular, holds a great deal of promise when it comes to complying with the CCPA and improving the way companies handle data in general.

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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.