News Releases - 2016

News releases published in 2016

Vectra appoints security industry executive Kevin Moore to lead worldwide sales

November 8, 2016

Vectra, the leader in automated threat management, today announced that Kevin Moore, a noted sales veteran in the security industry, was appointed senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, he is responsible for all direct and channel sales globally.

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Vectra Networks Takes On Backdoors in Data Center Firewalls Planted by Advanced Adversaries

September 13, 2016

Vectra Networks today announced the industry’s first comprehensive approach to detect backdoors embedded in network infrastructure including firewalls, servers, routers and switches, found at the heart of private enterprise data centers and public clouds.

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Wipro and Vectra Networks Partner to Deliver Automated 'Threat Hunting-as-a-Service'

September 12, 2016

Wipro Limited, today announced a partnership with Vectra Networks, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity company that provides automated threat management solutions for real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks.

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Vectra Networks Wins Best of Black Hat Award for “Most Innovative Emerging Company”

August 4, 2016

Vectra Networks wins “Most Innovative Emerging Company” in Dark Reading’s Best of Black Hat Awards.

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Vectra Networks Recognized as a CRN 2016 ‘Emerging Vendor’

July 20, 2016

Vectra Networks recognized for creativity and innovation in product development, as well as a strong commitment to delivering those offerings through a vibrant channel of solution providers.

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Vectra Networks Discovers Critical Microsoft Windows Vulnerability that Allows Printer Watering Hole Attacks to Spread Malware

July 12, 2016

Vectra Networks today announced that researchers in the Vectra Threat Labs discovered a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that enables attackers to gain system-level control over computers via infected or fake printer drivers.

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Vectra Networks Receives 'Highly Commended' Award for Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection from SC Magazine UK

June 30, 2016

Vectra Networks today announced that its X-series platform was recognized by SC Magazine UK, as the highly commended solution in the Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection category for the 2016 SC Magazine Awards Europe.

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Vectra Networks Enables Organizations to Stem the Ransomware Pandemic with New Real-time Detection Capabilities

June 7, 2016

Vectra Networks successfully enables enterprise customers to halt ransomware attacks with a new class of threat detection capabilities available in its X-series platform, designed for real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks.

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Vectra Post-Intrusion Report Shows Cyber Attackers Are Getting Quieter Inside Networks

April 20, 2016

The 2016 Post-Intrusion Report from Vectra reveals that cyber attackers know they’re being watched and are responding by blending in with users and hiding in normal network traffic. This report analyzed data from 120 Vectra customer networks comprised of more than 1.3 million hosts over the first quarter of 2016. All organizations showed signs of targeted attacks, including internal reconnaissance, lateral movement or data exfiltration.

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Vectra Networks Launches New Global Channel Partner Program

March 23, 2016

Vectra Networks has launched the company’s new Global Channel Partner Program, which is designed to attract, educate and enable valued channel partners to deliver automated, real-time detection and analysis of in-progress cyber attacks to customers.

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Vectra Networks Honored as Cutting Edge and Editor’s Choice winner in Annual Cyber Defense Magazine Infosecurity Awards

March 1, 2016

Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry's leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2016, has named Vectra Networks, winner of the “Cutting Edge” and “Editor’s Choice” awards in the Network Security Solution and Intrusion Detection Systems categories.

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Vectra Networks Closes Landmark Year with Record Sales Growth, Large Customer Wins and Continuous Recognition in 2015

February 2, 2016

Vectra Networks announces record bookings growth of nearly 400 percent in 2015 over 2014. This rapid sales growth across North America and Europe was complemented by an expanded workforce which grew by 86 percent around the globe in 2015, and a significant number of awards and industry distinctions.

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Vectra Networks Continues to Gain Traction in Higher Education Market by Delivering Advanced Threat Protection for Mobile Campus Environments

January 20, 2016

CEO Hitesh Sheth is serving as an advisor to American University Kogod School of Business Cybersecurity Governance Center; as Vectra Networks contributes to the Rochester Institute of Technology Collegiate Pentesting Competition.

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Vectra Networks Demonstrates How Vulnerabilities in IoT Devices Can Create Hidden Backdoors for Persistent Attacks

January 11, 2016

Vectra Threat Labs™ has verified that consumer-grade Internet of Things (IoT) products, such as Wi-Fi security web cameras, can be hacked and reprogrammed to serve as permanent backdoors, enabling potential attackers to remotely command and control a cyber attack without being detected by traditional security products.

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Vectra Networks Selected as SC Magazine 2016 Excellence Award Finalist

January 4, 2016

Vectra Networks has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection category for the 2016 SC Awards. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1 in San Francisco.

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