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Press releases published in 2019

Vectra raises $100 million led by TCV to secure the cloud using network threat detection and response

Financing to drive further global expansion in the $12.7 billion* cloud security market

June 10, 2019

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.

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Cognito platform from Vectra wins the 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award for incident response software and applications

June 5, 2019

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.

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Report: A vulnerable attack surface exists in healthcare enterprise IT networks

Vectra research highlights precarious security risks in the healthcare industry due to legacy infrastructures and unmanaged devices

April 24, 2019

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.

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Vectra named a Representative Vendor in the inaugural Gartner Market Guide for Network Traffic Analysis

March 20, 2019

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.

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Ardagh Group selects Vectra AI to accelerate threat detection and investigation

March 19, 2019

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.

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Vectra Cognito Platform and Chief Technology Officer Oliver Tavakoli Named Winners in the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards

March 13, 2019

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).

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Interdata partners with Vectra to enable French enterprises to expose cyberattacks faster using artificial intelligence

March 12, 2019

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.

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Access42 partners with Vectra to enable Dutch enterprises to expose hidden cyberattacks faster using artificial intelligence

March 12, 2019

Access42 and Vectra announced a partnership that enables Access42 and its customers to automate threat hunting, expose hidden attackers and empower threat hunters.

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Vectra Appoints Didi Dayton as Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Alliances

March 12, 2019

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.

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Vectra Honored as Winner of Three Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards

March 5, 2019

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.

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Vectra Launches Cognito Stream to Empower Threat Hunters and Incident Investigators using Metadata Enhanced with Security Insights

February 27, 2019

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.

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Vectra startet Cognito Stream zur Unterstützung von Bedrohungsjägern und Incident Investigators durch die Ergänzung von Metadaten mit Sicherheitserkenntnissen

February 27, 2019

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.

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Vectra Recognized on CRN’s 2019 Security 100 List

February 25, 2019

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.

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Vectra Named to the 2019 CB Insights AI 100 List of Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups

February 6, 2019

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.

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Vectra in die „2019 CB Insights AI 100“ - Liste der innovativsten Startups für künstliche Intelligenz aufgenommen

February 6, 2019

CB Insights hat Vectra in das dritte jährliche „AI 100“-Ranking aufgenommen, in dem die hundert vielversprechendsten privaten KI-Unternehmen vorgestellt werden.

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SecureLink partners with Vectra AI to power real-time detection of stealthy cyberattacks

January 30, 2019

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.

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DZ BANK selects Vectra for network threat-detection and response solution to protect critical assets and ensure GDPR compliance

January 29, 2019

Vectra today announced that DZ BANK selected its Cognito cyberattack-detection and threat-hunting platform to reveal hidden attackers inside its network.

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Vectra announces 104% growth in annual recurring revenue during 2018

January 15, 2019

Vectra today announced that it grew annual recurring revenue in 2018 by 104%, compared to 2017. New product introductions, solution partnerships and global expansion in 2018 played key roles in the company’s growth.

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