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Press releases published in 2015

SANS Institute Reveals that Automated Threat Detection Helps Fulfill Protection Goals of Critical Security Controls

December 7, 2015

Recent findings by SANS reveal that automated network threat detection using data science, machine learning and behavioral analysis can complement or improve traditional security methods to fulfill goals defined within the Critical Security Controls (CSCs).

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Neue Ansätze für eine verhaltensbasierte Breach Detection

November 25, 2015

San José, California / Zürich - 25. November 2015 - Ein Unternehmen muss heute davon ausgehen, dass seine Systeme bereits infiltriert sind – und erfahrungsgemäss dauert es rund 225 Tage bis dies erkannt wird. Zudem stossen signaturbasierte Sicherheitsverfahren bei der Erkennung aktueller APT-Angriffe zunehmend an ihre Grenzen. Moderne Threat-Management-Lösungen erkennen Cyber-Angriffe durch hochentwickelte maschinelle Lernansätze in Echtzeit. Mit Vectra Networks setzt InfoGuard auf den führenden Hersteller von verhaltensbasierten Cyber Threat Detection-Systemen und schliesst mit dem von Gartner 2015 ausgezeichneten „Cool Vendor in Security Intelligence“ nun eine strategische Partnerschaft.

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IT-Sicherheit: Unternehmen brauchen automatisierte Bedrohungsabwehr

November 19, 2015

San José, California / Zürich – 19. November 2015 – 82 Prozent der deutschen Manager glauben, ausreichend gegen Hackerangriffe gewappnet zu sein. Das ist das Ergebnis einer Studie des Marktforschungsinstituts Valid Research, die im Auftrag der Prüfungs- und Beratungsgesellschaft Ernst & Young 450 Führungskräfte deutscher Unternehmen befragt hat (1). Bei der steigenden Anzahl von Hackerangriffen auf Firmen wiegen sich die Befragten damit in einer trügerischen Sicherheit. Vectra Networks, ein führender innovativer Anbieter von Lösungen zur Echtzeit-Erkennung laufender Cyberangriffe, rät: Unternehmen und Sicherheitsspezialisten sollten bei der Aufdeckung und Abwehr von IT-Angriffen oder Malware-Beeinträchtigungen vermehrt auf die Qualität der Features achten und diese Kritisch hinterfragen.

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Vectra Networks Honored as Gold Winner in 7th Annual Golden Bridge Awards for Leading Advanced Persistent Threat Defense System

November 18, 2015

Vectra Networks has won the Gold Award in the 7th annual Golden Bridge Awards program in the Security Software Innovations awards category.

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SINET Names Vectra Networks a Top Emerging Cybersecurity Company in 2015

October 29, 2015

Vectra® Networks has been named a winner in the annual Security Innovation Network (SINET) 16 Innovator competition as a top emerging cybersecurity company in 2015.

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Vectra Networks Reveals Cyber Attackers’ Covert Encrypted Communications

October 27, 2015

Vectra announces the unprecedented ability to detect malicious attack communications in encrypted tunnels – without decrypting traffic – as well as identify attack communications that hide in web and other common applications inside today’s networks.

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Vectra Networks Achieves FIPS 140-2 Encryption Validation to Meet Federal Requirements

October 20, 2015

Vectra has been awarded Certificate #2448 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This is the result of successfully testing the Vectra Cryptographic Module against the federally-mandated encryption standards on three Linux platforms: SUSE Linux Enterprise, CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Vectra Networks Customer Jackson Health System Selected to Present on Cyber Attack Prevention at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 Next Week

October 1, 2015

Jackson Health System CISO Connie Barrera will present “Protecting Health Organizations from Cyber Attacks” on Oct. 6 at 3:50 p.m. EDT in the Europe 8 Conference Room of the Walt Disney World Dolphin hotel in Orlando, Fla.

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Barry University Stops Cyber Attack in Progress with Vectra Networks

September 29, 2015

Barry University has selected Vectra to protect its high-value data as advanced persistent attacks (APTs) surge. Vectra’s automated threat management solution enables the university to detect cyber attacks as they are happening – automatically and in real time.

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Vectra Networks expandiert in EMEA-Raum

September 22, 2015

IT Security-Anbieter etabliert seine hochentwickelte Advanced Persistent Threat (ATP)-Lösung nun auch in EMEA, um globaler Nachfrage gerecht zu werden.

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Vectra Networks Expands into EMEA

September 22, 2015

Vectra has established a dedicated European presence, with a local headquarters based in Pfaffikon, Switzerland, a logistics hub in Amsterdam, and a dedicated European leadership team.

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Vectra Networks Honored with Multiple Stevie Awards in 2015 American Business Awards Program

September 16, 2015

Vectra Networks won multiple Stevie® Awards in The 13th Annual American Business Awards (ABA) program last week, including earning the highest honor, the Gold Stevie Award, in the Tech Startup of the Year awards category.

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Vectra Networks Recognized by CRN as a 2015 Emerging Vendor

July 22, 2015

Vectra earns spot on select list featuring coolest tech startups heating up the IT channel for equipping partners with differentiated automated threat detection offering.

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Vectra Networks Discovers High Severity Internet Explorer 11 Vulnerability Following Hacking Team Cyber Attack

July 14, 2015

Vectra Threat Labs discovered a high severity vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) 11 last week following the cyber attack on the Italian company known as Hacking Team. Remediation is being announced today in Microsoft’s Security Bulletin.

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New Post-Intrusion Report Shows Surge in Indicators of Cyber Attackers Spreading throughout Networks

June 23, 2015

A real-world study about threats that evade perimeter defenses and what attackers do once they get inside your network.

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Businesses Grapple with Stagnant Budgets to Combat Rising Insider Security Threats, New Research Reveals

June 4, 2015

Vectra Networks announces the results of the Insider Threat Spotlight Report, a survey of more than 500 cybersecurity professionals in the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, conducted to shed light on the challenges of combatting insider threats.

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Vectra Networks to Demonstrate Real-Time Detection of In-Progress Cyber Attacks at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit Next Week

June 2, 2015

Vectra Networks will provide a live demonstration of its differentiated solution that delivers real-time detection of cyber attacks in-progress at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.

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Santa Clara University Leverages Vectra Networks to Protect Against Advanced Persistent Threats and Malware on Campus Network

May 19, 2015

Santa Clara University has deployed Vectra's X-series platform, enabling them to protect private university and student information on its campus network from malware and today’s advanced persistent threats.

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Vectra Networks Named as Finalist for Multiple Awards Categories in 2015 American Business Awards

May 11, 2015

Vectra Networks earns four finalist honors at the 13th Annual Stevie Awards for protecting networks from threats, malware and security attacks.

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Vectra Networks Named a “Cool Vendor” in Security Intelligence by Gartner

May 4, 2015

Vectra has been has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence, 2015 report by Gartner, Inc. Vendors selected for “Cool Vendor” report are innovative and industry-impacting.

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Vectra Networks Earns Three Global Excellence Awards at RSA Conference; Honored for Delivering the Best Innovation in Enterprise Security

April 22, 2015

Info Security Products Guide has named Vectra Networks as the winner of three distinguished awards in the 2015 Global Excellence Awards program.

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Vectra Networks Honored as Network Security Cutting Edge Award Winner in 3rd Annual 2015 Cyber Defense Magazine Awards Program

April 20, 2015

Cyber Defense Magazine has named the Vectra Networks X-series as the winner of the 2015 Cutting Edge Award in the Network Security Solutions award category.

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Vectra Networks Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2015

April 15, 2015

Vectra Networks has been named one of 10 finalists for the RSA® Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2015, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year.

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Vectra Networks Earns Computer Technology Review MVP Award for Protecting Networks from Threats, Malware and Cyber Attacks

April 14, 2015

Computer Technology Review (CTR) has named the recently announced Vectra S-series sensor as a 2015 Most Valuable Products Award winner.

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Vectra Networks Receives Top EdTech Digest 2015 Award for Protecting Campus Networks from Threats, Malware and Cyber Attacks

March 26, 2015

Vectra Wins Cool Tool Award in the Security/Privacy Solution Category for Delivering Comprehensive Threat Analysis and Real-Time Indicators of Attack throughout Universities’ BYOD Environments

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