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

Why The Future of Cybersecurity Needs Both Humans and AI Working Together

By Ana Mezic | July 21, 2020

A recent WhiteHat Security survey revealed that more than 70 percent of respondents cited AI-based tools as contributing to more efficiency. More than 55 percent of mundane tasks have been replaced by AI, freeing up analysts for other departmental tasks.

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Encryption = Privacy ≠ Security

By Russell Gray | June 2, 2020

For the past few years, many have been talking about the changing “threat landscape” as it pertains to the increase in zero day, insider and phishing threats. While all of these threats are on the rise, and constitute a concern, there is, perhaps, an even larger shift presenting a threat to enterprises – the shift …

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5 CISO Priorities During the COVID-19 Response

By Christian Wiens | May 7, 2020

Imagine serving as a CISO for a prominent enterprise and being thrown into a situation where overnight 80 to 100 percent of your workforce moves inside and begins working remotely. The logistics challenges alone are almost too daunting to imagine.

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The Many Ways Your Employees Can Get Hacked While Working From Home and How to Respond

By Ana Mezic | May 5, 2020

Although it is not surprising at all that hackers are taking advantage of the global pandemic —phishing threat reports are always highest when there is some natural disaster happening— we have never before had such an unsafe environment to protect. Here are a few of the most popular malicious acts:

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CTO Perspective: Machines Protecting Themselves – The Future of Cybersecurity

By Ana Mezic | April 30, 2020

We interviewed MixMode CTO Dr. Igor Mezic to better understand how machines should be protecting themselves with AI, what roles humans play, and how the DoD and the private sector both benefit from rapid innovation in cybersecurity.

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What the Clearview AI Breach Tells Us About Cybersecurity Today

By Ana Mezic | April 21, 2020

The 2020 Clearview AI data breach spawned hundreds of attention-grabbing headlines, and for good reason. The company works closely with law enforcement agencies and other entities by sharing personal information about millions of people, for a variety of purposes. The breach raised many questions about the vulnerability of personal data in general.

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The Big Switch: A Lack of Employable Security Professionals Causes Companies to Make the Switch to AI

By Ana Mezic | April 16, 2020

For the past few years, a major problem has been mounting in the cybersecurity industry: a people shortage. Even before the outbreak of the current global pandemic, enterprises were hurting in the cybersecurity hiring department.  Companies are struggling to find employable cybersecurity professionals to handle an ever increasing and evolving number of new threats from …

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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: How does MixMode’s context-aware AI build a network baseline?

By Christian Wiens | March 24, 2020

MixMode’s leadership team came together to share more on how our context-aware AI builds network baselines for organizations across the globe, it’s predictive capabilities, and how MixMode helps you more intelligently discover anomalies within your network environment.

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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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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.