News Releases - 2018

News releases published in 2018

Vectra is presented with the Grand Trophy at the 2018 Golden Bridge Awards

December 6, 2018

Vectra today announced that it was honored with the prestigious Grand Trophy Winner distinction for its Cognito threat-detection and hunting platform at the 2018 Golden Bridge Awards.

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Vectra is ranked the 116th fastest growing company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

November 15, 2018

Vectra today announced it ranked 116th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Vectra grew 1,099 percent during this period.

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Vectra selected as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 Global

November 5, 2018

Vectra today announced it was named a Red Herring 2018 Top 100 Global company in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

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Report: Cyberattacks against energy and utilities industry increasing inside enterprise IT networks

November 1, 2018

Vectra today announced that while industrial control systems are in the crosshairs, most cyberattacks against energy and utilities firms occur and succeed inside enterprise IT networks, not in the critical infrastructure.

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Bolton NHS Foundation Trust selects Vectra to automate threat detection and expose hidden attackers inside its network

October 25, 2018

Vectra today announced that Bolton NHS Foundation Trust selected the Cognito cyberattack detection and threat hunting platform from Vectra to expose hidden attackers inside its network.

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Vectra is recognized with the Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Leadership Award for IoT cybersecurity

October 3, 2018

Vectra was presented with the 2018 Visionary Innovation Leadership Award for internet-of-things (IoT) cybersecurity by the growth partnership firm of Frost & Sullivan. The award was presented to Vectra as result of independent research and in-depth analysis by Frost & Sullivan.

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Vectra wins ‘Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year’ at CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

September 26, 2018

Vectra today announced it was named the “Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year” by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market.

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Vectra startet Integration mit Microsoft Azure um Cyberangriffe in Hybrid-Cloud-Umgebungen zu erkennen

September 25, 2018

Vectra, der Marktführer für KI-basierte Erkennung von Cyberbedrohungen und- IT-Angriffen, gibt bekannt, dass seine Plattform Cognito künftig genutzt wird, um versteckte Cyberangriffe in nativen Microsoft Azure Cloud-Umgebungen zu erkennen. Dies erfolgt durch virtuelle Sensoren, die in Azure ausgeführt und in den Azure Virtual Network Terminal Access Point (TAP) integriert werden.

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Vectra strikes up integration with Microsoft Azure to detect cyberattackers in hybrid cloud environments

September 25, 2018

Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform will detect hidden cyberattackers in native Microsoft Azure cloud environments with virtual sensors running in Azure that integrate with the Azure Virtual Network Terminal Access Point (TAP). This integration enables Vectra to provide complete cyberattack visibility – without requiring agents – into both enterprise network traffic and Azure cloud workloads.

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Vectra strengthens its leadership team with the appointment of two senior executives

September 13, 2018

Vectra today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Jennifer Wang as vice president of customer success and Aaron Bean as vice president of human resources.

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Enterprise Management Associates names Vectra a Value Leader and Technology Innovator in Radar Report™ for Network-Based Security Analytics

September 5, 2018

Vectra today announced it was positioned by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) as a Value Leader and Technology Innovator in its report, “EMA Radar for Network-Based Security Analytics.”

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Report: Manufacturing industry is at risk of increased cyberattacks due to industrial IoT devices and Industry 4.0 initiatives

August 8, 2018

Vectra today announced that the manufacturing industry exhibits higher-than-normal rates of cyberattack-related reconnaissance and lateral movement activity. This is due to the rapid convergence of enterprise information technology and operational technology networks in manufacturing organizations.

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Vectra honored as winner of three gold awards at the fifth annual 2018 Globee Awards

July 31, 2018

Vectra today announced that it has earned three gold awards from the prestigious Globee Awards, the premier global business awards program open to for-profit, non-profit and government organizations worldwide. The annual Globee Awards program encompasses the best global organizations that have been evaluated based on growth and merit.

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Vectra announces 138% growth in new annual recurring revenue during the first half of 2018, AI platform expansion and key cybersecurity partnership

July 25, 2018

Vectra today announced that it grew new annual recurring revenue in the 1H2018 by 138% compared to the same period in 2017. During the second quarter, Vectra introduced Cognito Recall for AI-assisted threat-hunting and incident investigation, announced a vital technology partnership and product integration with CrowdStrike, received five new patents, and was honored with industry recognition.

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Vectra chosen as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America winner

June 26, 2018

Vectra today announced it was named a Red Herring 2018 Top 100 North America company, which honors the year’s most promising private technology firms on the continent. Companies on the Red Herring Top 100 list are chosen based upon technological innovation, financial performance and business strategy.

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Report: Cyberattackers use hidden tunnels to spy on and steal from financial services firms

June 20, 2018

Vectra today announced that many global financial services organizations are targeted by sophisticated cyberattackers in an attempt to steal critical data and personally-identifiable information (PII).

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Vectra introduces Cognito Recall to deliver AI-assisted threat hunting and enable conclusive incident investigations

May 23, 2018

Vectra today announced a major expansion of the Cognito platform with Cognito Recall. A comprehensive source of enriched metadata, Cognito Recall empowers highly-skilled security analysts to conduct conclusive incident investigations and perform AI-assisted threat hunting.

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Vectra wins four Gold Stevie Awards at the 2018 American Business Awards

May 3, 2018

Vectra today announced that the company has been named the winner of four Gold Stevie Awards, including the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year, in the 16th Annual American Business Awards.

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Vectra Cognito platform now available for the Department of Homeland Security Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program

April 12, 2018

Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform is now available under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, enabling 66 Federal Civilian Agencies, as well as State and Local Government entities, to purchase Vectra cybersecurity products.

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Report: Cryptocurrency mining runs rampant in higher education

March 29, 2018

Vectra today announced that the higher education sector exhibited a startling increase in potentially damaging cryptocurrency mining behaviors as part of the company’s key findings in the new 2018 RSA Conference Edition of its Attacker Behavior Industry Report.

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Vectra is recognized on the CRN 2018 Security 100 list

March 14, 2018

Vectra today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, named the company to its annual Security 100 list for 2018. This project recognizes the coolest security companies in five classifications, and Vectra was one of the coolest vendors in the Network Security category.

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Vectra AI-based cybersecurity solution integrates with CrowdStrike

February 28, 2018

Vectra today announced a technology partnership with CrowdStrike that integrates two authoritative views of a cyberattack – the network and endpoint. Together, Vectra Cognito and CrowdStrike Falcon Insight™ create an efficient security operations workflow that reduces response and investigation time, enabling security teams to quickly mitigate high-risk threats.

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Shop Direct automates cyberattack detection with Vectra

February 21, 2018

Vectra today announced that Shop Direct, the United Kingdom’s second-largest pureplay digital retailer, selected the Cognito threat detection and response platform from Vectra to protect its ecommerce sites and enterprise operations and streamline security operations.

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Vectra raises $36 million to enable enterprises to use AI in the hunt for cyberattackers

February 21, 2018

Vectra today announced it closed a $36 million Series D funding round led by Atlantic Bridge, a global growth equity fund focused on technology investments. Vectra will leverage this investment to expand sales and marketing globally and accelerate the development of its artificial intelligence (AI)-based threat hunting platform, Cognito.

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Vectra announces record-breaking year with 181% revenue growth, enhancements to AI platform, and industry recognition

February 15, 2018

Vectra today announced that 2017 was a record-breaking year for the company, with significant growth in revenue, enhancements to its Cognito threat detection and response platform, and industry recognition. Vectra was also positioned by Gartner, Inc. as the sole visionary in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.

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Gartner positions Vectra as the only Visionary in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

January 16, 2018

Vectra today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems. The report provides a detailed overview of the IDPS market and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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