Hitesh Sheth

President and CEO at Vectra AI

Hitesh Sheth is the president and CEO of Vectra. Previously, he held the position of chief operating officer at Aruba Networks. Hitesh joined Aruba from Juniper Networks, where he was EVP/GM for its switching business and before that, SVP for the Service Layer Technologies group, which included security. Prior to Juniper, he held a number of senior management positions in the switching organization at Cisco, including running its metro Ethernet business. Before Cisco, he held executive and engineering management positions at Liberate Technologies and Oracle Corporation. He started his career as a Unix programmer at the Santa Cruz Operation. Hitesh holds a BA degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Cybersecurity

Sanofi Uses Cognito to Stop Cyberattack in Real Time

February 1, 2021
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Cybersecurity

Sanofi bloque une cyberattaque en temps réel grâce à Cognito

February 10, 2021
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Cybersecurity

2021年の挑戦:サイバーセキュリティと女性

March 8, 2021
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Cybersecurity

Choosing to Challenge 2021: Women in Cybersecurity

March 7, 2021
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Cybersecurity

How a Global Retailer Passed Red Team Tests with Vectra

April 30, 2021
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Breach

Prevention and Preparedness Revisited: Cyber Defense After Kaseya Ransomware Attack

July 5, 2021
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Threat detection

The good, the bad and the anomaly

November 8, 2017
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Cybersecurity

Sanofi stoppt mit Cognito in Echtzeit einen Cyber-Angriff

February 10, 2021
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Threat detection

Cybersecurity Sensors – Threat Detection Throughout a Distributed Network

March 24, 2015
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Threat detection

La triste vérité sur la détection des anomalies

November 27, 2017
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Cybersecurity

Don't blow your IT security budget on flow analysis

April 10, 2017
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Cybersecurity

Vectra will keep working to secure the cloud with the just announced $100 million in funding

June 10, 2019
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Cybersecurity

Das Gute, das Böse und die Anomalie

November 24, 2017
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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in 2016: A look ahead

January 6, 2016
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Threat detection

“We have got to get faster” at fighting hacks

January 5, 2017
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Infrastructure

Cybersecurity: What to expect in 2017

December 13, 2016
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Cybersecurity

An immigrant CEO's story

March 7, 2017
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Cybersecurity

Our focus on Russian hacking obscures the real problem

January 19, 2017
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Breach

The love-hate relationship with SIEMs

March 7, 2017
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Hitesh Sheth

President and CEO at Vectra AI

Hitesh Sheth is the president and CEO of Vectra. Previously, he held the position of chief operating officer at Aruba Networks. Hitesh joined Aruba from Juniper Networks, where he was EVP/GM for its switching business and before that, SVP for the Service Layer Technologies group, which included security. Prior to Juniper, he held a number of senior management positions in the switching organization at Cisco, including running its metro Ethernet business. Before Cisco, he held executive and engineering management positions at Liberate Technologies and Oracle Corporation. He started his career as a Unix programmer at the Santa Cruz Operation. Hitesh holds a BA degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Hitesh Sheth

July 5, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
Prevention and Preparedness Revisited: Cyber Defense after Kaseya Ransomware Attack

There should be fresh scrutiny of SaaS subscription relationships, and the security policies of managed service providers; you’re only as secure as your provider.

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April 30, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
How a Global Retailer Passed Red Team Tests with Vectra

Every year, this global retail giant in the beauty industry failed to pass red team exercises—until they deployed Vectra. Get the full story on how they use the Cognito platform to pass Red Team testing and ensure the overall security of its data.

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April 10, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
2021年の挑戦:サイバーセキュリティと女性

平等性と包摂性は、Vectra AIにとって文化の重要な要素です。今年の国際女性デーは、サイバーセキュリティ業界の女性を祝福するとともに、この業界での可能性についてお伝えしたいと思います。

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April 8, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
Choosing to Challenge 2021: Women in Cybersecurity

For us as Vectra, equality and inclusivity are key components of our culture. This International Women's Day, we want to celebrate the women in cybersecurity and highlight the opportunities available in the industry.

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February 10, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
Sanofi bloque une cyberattaque en temps réel grâce à Cognito

Pendant la pandémie, les pirates ont profité des informations sur le COVID-19. Découvrez comment un message LinkedIn ordinaire a déclenché une réaction en chaîne qui a conduit à une attaque généralisée et astucieuse contre l'une des principales sociétés pharmaceutiques.

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February 10, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
Sanofi stoppt mit Cognito in Echtzeit einen Cyber-Angriff

Während der Pandemie haben Hacker Informationen über COVID-19 genützt. Finden Sie heraus, wie eine gewöhnliche LinkedIn-Nachricht eine Kettenreaktion auslöste, die zu einem weit verbreiteten, raffinierten Angriff auf eines der weltweit führenden Pharmaunternehmen führte.

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February 1, 2021
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Hitesh Sheth
Sanofi Uses Vectra to Stop Cyberattack in Real Time

The pandemic has made threat actors eager to exploit information about COVID-19. Find out how an ordinary LinkedIn message set off a chain reaction that escalated into a widespread, sophisticated attack at one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies.

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June 10, 2019
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Hitesh Sheth
Vectra Will Keep Working to Secure the Cloud with the Just Announced $100 Million in Funding

Today, I am thrilled to share the news that Vectra has completed a $100 million Series E funding round led by TCV, one of the largest growth equity firms backing private and public technology companies.

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November 8, 2017
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Hitesh Sheth
The Good, the Bad and the Anomaly

The security industry is rampant with vendors peddling anomaly detection as the cure all for cyberattacks. This is grossly misleading. The problem is that anomaly detection over-generalizes: All normal behavior is good; all anomalous behavior is bad—without considering gradations and context. With anomaly detection, the distinction between user behaviors and attacker behaviors is nebulous, even though they are fundamentally different.

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March 24, 2015
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Hitesh Sheth
Cybersecurity Sensors – Threat Detection Throughout a Distributed Network

Keeping data from getting out into the wild or being damaged by cyber attackers is what keeps CISOs, the executive team and boards of directors up at night. To protect organizations, cybersecurity needs to be automated and real-time, it needs to learn contextually like we do and it needs to monitor for threats at every corner of the network in a way that organizations can afford without sacrificing coverage.

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