Articles by Mark Settle

Principal Product Marketing Manager, Elastic

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Security Analytics

Mark Settle previously managed product marketing at LogRhythm and marketing communications at telecommunications firm Zayo. Today, he heads up product marketing for all things security at Elastic. Based in Portland, Oregon, he appreciates coffee shops with good Wi-Fi and plentiful power outlets.


From pipe dreams to reality: Announcing Elastic’s piped query language, ES|QL

Introducing ES|QL: Elastic's piped query language. Transform, enrich, and simplify data investigations with concurrent processing, efficient searches across data, and all-in-one screen aggregations and visualizations delivering iterative workflows.


What’s new in Elastic Security 8.11: Piped queries, AI assistance, and cloud and user data

Elastic Security 8.11 brings ES|QL piped queries, AI Assistant upgrades, and data integrations for Okta, Microsoft Entra ID, Wiz, and Palo Alto Prisma Cloud.


What’s new in Elastic Security 8.10: Scale your defenses and outpace attackers

Elastic Security 8.10 brings richer alert contextualization, generative AI in GA, a MITRE ATT&CK® coverage page, and cloud security posture management (CSPM) for GCP.


What’s next: Black Hat 2023 takeaways

Black Hat USA 2023 showcased cybersecurity advancements and cutting-edge research. This blog explores major trends and how they may shape the field in the coming months and years.


What’s new in Elastic Security 8.2: Streamline analyst workflows with context and expertise

Elastic Security 8.2 arms analysts with powerful insights and enhanced attack visibility. The release delivers alert contextualization, host inspection directly from an alert, new investigation guides, and the GA of threat intelligence.


Elastic Security 8.1: Stop novel attacks in their tracks

With Elastic Security 8.1, stop novel attacks in their tracks. Thwart emerging exploits like Log4Shell with malicious behavior protections for every host and new detection rules for centralized alerting.


Elastic Security 7.16: Accelerate SecOps with the most powerful Elastic Security yet

Elastic Security 7.16 adds new data integrations for Elastic Agent, expanded malicious behavior protections, memory threat protection for every OS, and enhanced ECS support for Osquery Manager. Plus, new and enhanced ServiceNow workflow integrations.


What’s new in Elastic Security 7.15: End threats at the endpoint…and beyond

Elastic Security 7.15 adds behavior analytics, memory threat protection, and host isolation for cloud-native Linux systems. Plus, users can enjoy new data integrations, prebuilt protections, improved threat intel support, and more.


What’s new in Elastic Security 7.14: Protect your company with Limitless XDR

Elastic Security 7.14 introduces the industry’s first free and open Limitless XDR solution, unifying the capabilities of SIEM and endpoint security. Elastic Agent helps prevent, detect, and respond to threats.