Australia, 9th November 2023 — Vectra AI, the leader in hybrid attack detection, investigation and response, today announced the appointment of Orca Technology (Orca Tech) as a distributor in Australia further strengthening its partner ecosystem across the region.
Security is becoming one of the most lucrative areas of IT across Australia as businesses grapple with a fast-evolving threat landscape from artificial intelligence (AI) to increasing cloud complexity and rapid shifts in regulation. New research by Gartner shows that security spending in Australia is projected to grow by 11.5% to AU$7.74 billion in 2024.
This new partnership with Vectra AI was brokered to strengthen Orca Technology’s cyber security portfolio and provide extended capabilities and insights across its valued customers and targeted markets.
According to Craig Ashwood, General Manager of Orca Technology, ”the Vectra AI Platform with Attack Signal Intelligence is an ideal fit for Orca’s portfolio of leading Cyber Security vendors. Vectra AI provides our partners with a comprehensive suite of cyber security products that have integrations and bring additional value to their services through simplification and speed to resolution in today’s challenging environment, which is top of mind when assessing any new vendor. With Vectra AI, we can provide the ability to profile and detect malicious behaviour at scale. The data driven engine can categorise anomalous behaviour and malicious activity in customer environments, reducing time to detect threats and preventing zero-day attacks.”
Vectra AI recently commissioned a report based on a survey of 2,000 IT security analysts. The State of Threat Detection - The Defenders’ Dilemma report confirmed that threat detection and response is a fundamentally broken model when used in hybrid enterprises of today. It found that SOC teams receive an average of 4,484 alerts per day and 67% of these threats are ignored. Not only that, 58% of ANZ security analysts are considering leaving or are actively leaving their job. These security professionals are spending too much time sifting through alerts, experiencing stress, and ultimately are frustrated by their tooling.
Vectra AI’s Attack Signal Intelligence frees security analysts of alert fatigue and burnout and arms them to do what they do best – investigate and respond to hybrid attacks at speed and scale.
Commenting on the newly inked agreement with Orca Tech, David Sajoto, Vectra AI Vice President, Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) said, “We are deeply impressed with Orca Tech’s credentials in cybersecurity and analytics and deep-seated experience and understanding of the fast-evolving security landscape and are delighted to be partnering with them across Australia at this mission critical time for enterprise organisations”.
He continues, “Today’s sophisticated cyber threats are bypassing traditional security tools and many of today’s technologies are not fit for purpose. Orca Tech’s reputation and market and security know-how combined with Vectra’s ability to detect, prioritise, investigate and respond to cyberthreats before they become breaches provide Australian organisations with best-in-class detection and response security solutions – a trusted and win-win partnership all round.”
About Vectra AI
Vectra AI is the leader in hybrid attack detection, investigation and response. The Vectra AI Platform delivers integrated signal across public cloud, SaaS, identity, and data center networks in a single platform. Vectra AI’s patented Attack Signal Intelligence empowers security teams to rapidly detect, prioritize, investigate and stop the most advanced hybrid cyber-attacks. With 35 patents in AI-driven detection and the most vendor references in MITRE D3FEND, organizations worldwide rely on the Vectra AIPlatform and MDR services to move at the speed and scale of hybrid attackers.For more information, visit www.vectra.ai.
About Orca Tech
Orca Tech brings together a portfolio of complimentary vendor sets & experience in the IT security industry to help provide a complete solution to meet the requirements of our Partners across all sectors. We believe it is vital to keep up with the fast and ever-changing advances in technology to provide our Partners with latest technology and security products. www.orcatech.com.au