Articles by Mike Nichols

VP, product management, security , Elastic

Mike is the VP of product management at Elastic Security and former VP of product management at Endgame. He manages the PM team and ensures the team is constantly listening to customers, researching the market, and deriving differentiated technology in order to choose the best strategic path for the company. Mike is also a cybersecurity strategy instructor at Georgetown.


Tracing history: The generative AI revolution in SIEM

How have security products evolved since the early 2000s? See how we've gone from security log centralizer to SIEM and beyond.


Don’t drown in your data — Why you don’t need a data lake

In Elastic, limitless data isn’t a pipedream — it’s a reality. Learn how thousands of our customers are already benefiting from a unified data layer that maintains months and years of actionable data in an affordable and rapidly accessible way.


Avoid Shadow AI — Embrace generative AI in the SOC

When companies hesitate to implement generative AI, their employees do it for them. Learn about the threat of Shadow AI and how to incorporate generative AI in a security-conscious way.


Elastic introduces Elastic AI Assistant

Elastic introduces the Elastic AI Assistant to help organizations be more productive and leverage generative AI.


Elastic named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2022

Elastic named a Leader in the 2022 in Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics, Q4 2022. Forrester remarks that “Far and above, Elastic’s data visualizations steal the show.”


Elastic continues to gain momentum in SIEM market

Elastic has successfully delivered a leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) offering with only two years in the market.


Elastic modernizes security teams with SOAR and automates actionable threat intelligence within SIEM

Elastic continues to provide customers the ability to modernize their security operations programs. Today’s launch celebrates several initiatives that together equip customers to modernize security operations.


Elastic 8.4 introduces SOAR for modern security operations

Elastic 8.4 delivers SOAR to accelerate response via built-in automation and customizable orchestration capabilities. Elastic further expands the set of third-party SOAR vendors through partnerships with D3 and Torq.


Elastic recognized in first Forrester XDR report

The Forrester New Wave for XDR has recognized Elastic Security in its first-ever eXtended Detection and Response report.