competitive comparison between Vectra and darktrace

Why our community continues to choose Vectra over Darktrace

Network Detection and Response (NDR) is a new and fast-growing market. Organizations are experiencing more complex and targeted attacks in which traditional security approaches are not enough to stop bad actors. Download the Gartner Market Guide for NDR for a holistic assessment into the current state of the network detection and response market here.

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Our community recently shared why they continue to choose the Vectra platform over Darktrace; especially when benchmarking against in-the-wild attacks.

They find that Vectra's approach of having security researchers and data scientists working together to surface high fidelity behaviors, enhance the efficiency of security operations and accelerate investigative activities drive their continued adoption.

The following is a summary of their feedback:

What customers say about Vectra

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Cognito

January 30, 2019
Reviewer Role
Security and Risk Management
Company Size
Gov't/PS/ED 5,000 - 50,000 Employees

Best detection tool we've had, and we've tried our fair share

Deputy CISO in the Education Industry
Of all the products we've tested in this category, this one is the least prone to false positives. It also focuses on detections that are relevant to our industry and our environment whereas many other products we've seen do not. Seven months in, we're very happy with the performance of the product.
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Cognito

April 27, 2018
Reviewer Role
Security and Risk Management
Company Size
10B - 30B USD

Cornerstone Of A Global Cyber Security Incident Detection And Response Platform

Group IT Security Director
Cognito allows for outstanding response times due to the high quality alerts, industry leading user interface and resulting ease of use. Our Analysts love the product!
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Cognito

March 22, 2018
Reviewer Role
Security and Risk Management
Company Size
1B - 3B USD

World Class Delivery Team. Exceptional Product, Clarity And Efficiency At The Core.

Head of Information Security Operations
World class sales and delivery team, ensuring the transition from discovery, through POC to implementation and ongoing support is first class. Customer engagement is second to none. UI is simple, clean and easy to use, whilst delivering the pertinent information required. Vectra clearly understands the needs of an analyst and built a product with the analyst in mind...
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What analysts say about Vectra

IR - Gartner Market Guide for NDR 2020

2020 Gartner Market Guide for Network Detection and Response

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IR - EMA Research: 2019 Top 3 Security Analytics Vendor Decision Guide

EMA Research: 2019 Top 3 Security Analytics Vendors Decision Guide

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