Vectra honored as Gold Winner for Integrated Security Software Innovations in the ninth annual 2017 Golden Bridge Awards

September 12, 2017

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyberattacks, has earned four medals in the Golden Bridge Awards® for its Vectra Cognito Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform . Vectra was awarded the gold medal in the Integrated Security (Software) Innovations category, a silver medal in the Data Center Innovations category, and bronze medals in the Cloud Security Innovations and Network Security Solutions Innovations categories.

The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, best deployments, product management, public relations, marketing, corporate communications, international business, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 during the annual Red Carpet Golden Bridge Awards Ceremony.

Vectra Cognito Cybersecurity AI Platform enables enterprises to detect and respond to cyber attacks in real time. Cognito performs non-stop, automated threat hunting, triage and correlation to prioritize the highest risks and integrates with endpoint, NAC, firewall and SIEM solutions to enhance context and enable quick response while the attack is happening. Multiple sensors provide input to enable Cognito to have full visibility into cyber attacker behaviors and cover diverse network environments including cloud providers, global data centers, remote office locations, and BYOD and IoT devices, ensuring attackers have nowhere to hide.

“We are honored to have the Vectra Cognito AI platform recognized by our peers in multiple Golden Bridge Awards categories,” said Mike Banic, vice president of marketing, Vectra. “These honors are a testament to the Cognito platform’s tested and proven ability to automate cyberattack detection and response, and reduce the security operations workload.”

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About the Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about Golden Bridge Awards at

About Vectra

Vectra ® is transforming cybersecurity with AI. Its Cognito platform automates cyberattack detection and response from data center and cloud workloads to user and IoT devices. Cognito correlates threats, prioritizes hosts based on risk and provides rich context to empower response with existing security systems, reducing security operations workload by 168x. Vectra was named “Most Innovative Emerging Company” in the Dark Reading Best of Black Hat Awards. InformationWeek also named Vectra one of the Top 125 companies to watch in 2016. Vectra has been issued 5 U.S. patents with 14 additional patents pending for cybersecurity applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Vectra investors include Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners, IA Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures and DAG Ventures. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and has European regional headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. For more information, visit

Vectra, the Vectra Networks logo and ‘Security that thinks’ are registered trademarks, and Cognito, the Vectra Threat Labs and the Threat Certainty Index are trademarks of Vectra Networks. Other brand, product and service names are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.

Media Contacts:

LEWIS Global Communications, PR for Vectra  (781) 418-2400

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