Vectra expands leadership team with addition of results-driven executives
Vectra today announced the addition of two executives to senior leadership roles that will be instrumental in driving customer satisfaction and further global business growth. Jennifer Geisler joins as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Jodi Sutton as vice president of business operations.
Vectra research reveals 90% of surveyed organizations exhibit a form of malicious Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) behaviors
Vectra today disclosed that the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a widely exposed and vulnerable attack surface and will likely continue in the near future due to the protocol’s prevalent use.
Vectra expands operations in the Middle East to address the growing demand for network detection and response in the cloud
Vectra today announced that it is expanding business operations in the Middle East to arm enterprise organizations and managed detection-and-response providers with a platform to stop in-progress cyberattacks in the cloud.
Vectra introduces the industry’s first privilege-aware network detection and response solution to strengthen the enforcement of zero trust
Vectra today announced that Privileged Access Analytics (PAA) are available with the Cognito platform to monitor the interactions between user accounts,services and hosts, and provide continuous visibility and assessment of privileges required to enforce zero trust.
Cybersecurity leader Vectra establishes operations in Asia-Pacific to address growing demand for network detection and response in the cloud
Vectra today announced that it has established business operations in the Asia-Pacific region to arm enterprise organisations and managed detection and response providers with a platform to stop in-progress cyberattacks in the cloud.
Vectra research reveals that the most significant ransomware threat is the malicious encryption of shared network files in cloud service providers
Vectra today disclosed that cybercriminals’ most effective weapon in a ransomware attack is the network itself, which enables the malicious encryption of shared files on network servers, especially files stored in infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud providers.
Vectra AI is named a Representative Vendor in the 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
Vectra was named a Representative Vendor in the 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems. According to the Market Guide, “IDPS offers the best detection efficacy and performance network security, but firewalls are absorbing IDPS on the perimeter. Security and risk management leaders should seek innovation in advanced analytics, augmenting vulnerability management and internal segmentation from their IDPS solution.”
Vectra introduces the industry’s first network threat detection and response solution in Amazon Web Services
Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform now features Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) traffic mirroring and integration with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Hub. Enterprises can now natively run the Cognito platform in AWS environments to rapidly detect and respond to cyberthreats in the cloud.
Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP protects client confidentiality with AI-driven network detection and response from Vectra
Vectra today announced that Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP selected the Cognito AI-driven network detection and response platform from Vectra to gain 360-degree visibility into unknown and hidden threats that could otherwise compromise client confidentiality. Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a strong mission of social purpose. It has offices in Birmingham and Manchester, England.
Vectra raises $100 million led by TCV to secure the cloud using network threat detection and response
Vectra today closed a $100 million round of funding led by TCV, one of the largest growth equity firms backing private and public technology companies. Existing investors also participated in the funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to date to more than $200 million.
Cognito platform from Vectra wins the 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award for incident response software and applications
Vectra today announced that its Cognito network detection and response platform has been named the winner of the Incident Response award by the Business Intelligence Group’s annual Fortress Cyber Security Awards.
Report: A vulnerable attack surface exists in healthcare enterprise IT networks
Vectra today announced that the proliferation of healthcare internet-of-things (IoT) devices, along with unpartitioned networks, insufficient access controls and the reliance on legacy systems, has exposed a vulnerable attack surface that can be exploited by cybercriminals determined to steal personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI), in addition to disrupting healthcare delivery processes.
Vectra named a representative vendor in the inaugural Gartner Market Guide for Network Traffic Analysis
Vectra has been identified as a Representative Vendor in the inaugural Gartner Market Guide for Network Traffic Analysis report. The report provides a detailed overview of the market and analyzes Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) vendors to be considered by global security and risk management leaders.
Ardagh Group selects Vectra AI to accelerate threat detection and investigation
Vectra today announced that Ardagh Group selected the Cognito network detection and response platform from Vectra to expose attackers hidden inside its network and perform conclusive incident investigations. Ardagh Group makes metal and glass packaging for the world’s biggest brands, producing 35 billion containers a year for food, beverages, spirits and pharmaceuticals.
Vectra Cognito platform and CTO Oliver Tavakoli named winners in the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards
Vectra has been named a winner in the “Limited Memory” category of the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards. These awards aim to recognize revolutionary organizations, products and people who are solving real problems through the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI).
Interdata partners with Vectra to enable French enterprises to expose cyberattacks faster using artificial intelligence
Interdata and Vectra announced a partnership that enables Interdata’s commercial, public sector and service provider customers to detect attackers in real time and perform conclusive incident investigations.
Access42 partners with Vectra to enable Dutch enterprises to expose hidden cyberattacks faster using artificial intelligence
Access42 and Vectra announced a partnership that enables Access42 and its customers to automate threat hunting, expose hidden attackers and empower threat hunters.
Vectra appoints Didi Dayton as vice president of worldwide channels and alliances
Vectra announced the appointment of Didi Dayton as vice president of worldwide channels and alliances. In her role, Dayton will be responsible for worldwide channel programs with oversight for the global delivery of product offerings to a vibrant channel of solution providers and partners for Vectra. In addition, she will drive the growth of the strong ecosystem Vectra has built as well as partner-led services to meet the needs of the company’s rapid customer growth.
Vectra honored as winner of three Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards
Vectra announced that the company has been named a winner in Cyber Defense Magazine’s annual InfoSec Awards. Cyber Defense Magazine celebrates its seventh year of honoring InfoSec leaders who leverage cutting-edge knowledge to solve problems in information security by evaluating companies and their products for the best security innovators.
Vectra launches Cognito Stream to empower threat hunters and incident investigators using metadata enhanced with security insights
Vectra today announced the immediate availability of Cognito® Stream™, delivering enterprise-scale network metadata in Zeek format enriched with security insights to empower threat hunters and incident investigators by leveraging existing software tooling.
Vectra startet Cognito Stream zur unterstützung von bedrohungsjägern und incident investigators durch die ergänzung von metadaten mit sicherheitserkenntnissen
Cognito Stream liefert Data Lakes die Metadaten aus Netzwerkumgebungen von Unternehmen ohne die Komplexität, die Limitierung und ohne den Anpassungsbedarf der Open-Source-Lösung Zeek.
Vectra recognized on CRN’s 2019 Security 100 list
Vectra today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its annual Security 100 list. This list recognizes the coolest security vendors in each of five categories: Endpoint Security; Identity Management and Data Protection; Network Security; SIEM, Risk and Threat Intelligence; and Web, Email and Application Security.
Vectra named to the 2019 CB Insights AI 100 list of most innovative artificial intelligence startups
CB Insights named Vectra to the third annual AI 100 ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence (AI) companies in the world. In addition to disrupting core sectors including healthcare, telecommunications, semiconductor, government, retail, and finance, the 2019 AI 100 companies are revamping the broader enterprise tech stack.
Vectra in die „2019 CB Insights AI 100“ - Liste der innovativsten startups für künstliche intelligenz aufgenommen
CB Insights hat Vectra in das dritte jährliche „AI 100“-Ranking aufgenommen, in dem die hundert vielversprechendsten privaten KI-Unternehmen vorgestellt werden.
SecureLink partners with Vectra AI to power real-time detection of stealthy cyberattacks
SecureLink today announces the immediate launch of its SecureDetect Network service. This cutting-edge Managed Detection and Response (MDR) capability is ideal for organizations requiring real-time detection and response to hidden cyberattacks and AI-assisted threat hunting. SecureLink will leverage the Cognito AI platform from Vectra to power this new service.