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

Needed: 700,000 Innovators. Wanted: a Safer and Fairer World
August 17, 2022
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Hitesh Sheth
Needed: 700,000 Innovators. Wanted: a Safer and Fairer World

A major apprenticeship program from the US government could fill vacant cybersecurity jobs – and we’re here for it.

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Prevention and Preparedness Revisited: Cyber Defense After Kaseya Ransomware Attack
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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How a Global Retailer Passed Red Team Tests with Vectra
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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Choosing to Challenge 2021: Women in Cybersecurity
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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Sanofi stoppt mit Cognito in Echtzeit einen Cyber-Angriff
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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Sanofi Uses Vectra to Stop Cyberattack in Real Time
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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Vectra Will Keep Working to Secure the Cloud With the Just Announced $100 Million in Funding
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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The Good, the Bad and the Anomaly
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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Cybersecurity Sensors – Threat Detection Throughout a Distributed Network
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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