News Releases - 2017

News releases published in 2017

Scott Collins Joins Vectra as Director of North America Channels

November 14, 2017

Vectra today announced the appointment of Scott Collins as director of North America channels. Collins brings nearly two decades of channel sales and management experience building high-growth, high-margin and differentiated channel programs for several leading cybersecurity firms.

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Vectra named a 2018 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor

October 4, 2017

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyberattacks, announced it has been named a Distinguished Vendor in the 2018 TAG Cyber Security Annual. With this designation, Vectra joins an esteemed list of industry professionals and experts.

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Cognito from Vectra is named ‘Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year’ by CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

September 13, 2017

Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform has been selected as winner of the “Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year” award from CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

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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.

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Vectra issued five U.S. patents for artificial intelligence that automates the hunt for cyber attacker behaviors

August 15, 2017

Vectra today announced it has been issued five U.S. patents, numbers 9237164, 9407647, 9565208, 9602533 and 9628512, for advanced cyber security analytics capabilities automated by artificial intelligence (AI).

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Demisto and Vectra reduce the time to detect and respond to hidden cyber attacks

June 28, 2017

Demisto and Vectra today announced the availability of the Vectra Active Enforcement application for Demisto. The integrated solution quickly exposes hidden cyber attack behaviors, pinpoints host devices at the center of an attack and blocks threats before data is compromised or stolen.

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Ticketmaster's vice president of information security to deliver session on use of artificial intelligence to automate threat hunting

June 8, 2017

Vectra today announced the company will be participating in two sessions at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017 on using artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically detect cyberattacks. Vectra will exhibit at Booth 809 at the Summit, taking place June 12-17 in National Harbor, Md.

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Vectra identifies healthcare as the industry most targeted by cyber attacks

June 7, 2017

Vectra today announced the results of its Post-Intrusion Report, outlining key cybersecurity trends from Q1 2017. The research is based on threat detection data from nearly 200 opt-in Vectra enterprise customers across 13 industries.

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Vectra collaborates with VMware to deliver visibility into hidden cyber attacker behaviors throughout virtualized environments

June 1, 2017

Vectra today announced it will be leveraging the capabilities of VMware NSX® to accelerate the detection and mitigation of hidden cyber attackers in virtualized data centers, allowing for the mitigation of advanced threats close to the source in order to minimize potential damage.

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Texas A&M University system saves $7 million in one year with Vectra

May 23, 2017

Vectra today announced that the Texas A&M University System selected Vectra to speed-up the detection of cyber attackers in its networks and protect critical, high-value assets across 11 university campuses, seven state agencies and numerous research institutes.

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Vectra detects previously unseen cyber attacks in public clouds using the Gigamon Visibility Platform on AWS

January 31, 2017

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber attacks, today announced a breakthrough in data center security that identifies hidden cyber attack behaviors within Amazon Web Services that were previously impossible to detect.

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