News Releases - 2019

News releases published in 2019

Vectra integrates AI-driven network threat detection and response with Amazon Web Services VPC Ingress Routing

December 3, 2019

Vectra protects cloud deployments in AWS and is now available in the AWS Marketplace

Vectra today announced that its award-winning cybersecurity platform integrates AI-driven attacker detections, threat hunting and incident investigations with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Ingress Routing. The Vectra platform is now available in the AWS Marketplace.

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Vectra integriert KI-gestützte Netzwerk-Bedrohungserkennung und -reaktion mit Amazon Web Services VPC Ingress Routing

December 3, 2019

Vectra schützt Cloud-Bereitstellungen in AWS und ist ab sofort im AWS Marketplace verfügbar

München/Wien/Zürich, den 3. Dezember 2019 – Vectra, führend im Bereich Network Detection and Response (NDR), gibt bekannt, dass seine mehrfach ausgezeichnete Cybersicherheitsplattform nun KI-gestützte Angreifererkennung, Bedrohungsverfolgung und Vorfallsuntersuchungen mit Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Ingress Routing integriert.  Die Vectra Plattform ist nun auf AWS Marketplace verfügbar.

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ED&F Man transforms threat detection and investigation with the Cognito platform from Vectra

November 26, 2019

Commodities trader finds the sweet spot to expose hidden attackers, spot privilege misuse and perform conclusive incident investigations

Vectra today announced that ED&F Man selected the Cognito network detection and response platform from Vectra to expose attackers hidden inside its network, spot privilege misuse and perform conclusive incident investigations. A $10 billion company, ED&F Man trades sugar, coffee, molasses, and animal feed and helps customers and suppliers hedge commodity pricing risk.

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ED&F Man transformiert die Erkennung und Untersuchung von Cyber-Bedrohungen mit der Cognito Plattform von Vectra

November 26, 2019

Agrarrohstoffhändler setzt auf Vectra, um versteckte Angreifer aufzuspüren, den Missbrauch von Zugangsprivilegien zu erkennen und schlüssige Untersuchungen von Vorfällen durchzuführen

Zürich/Wien/München, den 26. November 2019 – Vectra, der führende Anbieter von Lösungen zur Erkennung und Reaktion auf Netzwerkbedrohungen (Netword Detection and Response, NDR), hat bekannt gegeben, dass sich ED&F Man für den Einsatz der Cognito Plattform entschieden hat. Das auf Agrarrohstoffhandel spezialisierte Unternehmen setzt die NDR-Plattform ein, um versteckte Angreifer im Netzwerk aufzuspüren, den Missbrauch von Zugangsprivilegien zu erkennen und schlüssige Untersuchungen von Sicherheitsvorfällen durchzuführen. ED&F Man, ein mit 10 Milliarden US-Dollar bewertetes Unternehmen, handelt mit Zucker, Kaffee, Melasse und Tierfutter und unterstützt Kunden und Lieferanten bei der Absicherung von Rohstoffpreisrisiken.

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Vectra expands leadership team with addition of results-driven executives

November 6, 2019

Industry leaders will enable operational scaling and drive global market presence as the company pursues rapid growth

Vectra today announced the addition of two executives to senior leadership roles that will be instrumental in driving customer satisfaction and further global business growth. Jennifer Geisler joins as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Jodi Sutton as vice president of business operations.

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Vectra erweitert sein Führungsteam mit ergebnisorientiert agierenden Führungskräften

November 6, 2019

Neue erfahrene Führungskräfte werden Skalierung des operativen Geschäfts ermöglichen, während das Unternehmen sein schnelles Wachstum fortsetzt

München/Wien/Zürich, den 7. November 2019 – Vectra, der führende Anbieter von Lösungen zur Erkennung und Reaktion auf Netzwerkbedrohungen (NDR), hat zwei Führungskräfte in leitende Positionen berufen, die entscheidend sein werden, um die Kundenzufriedenheit zu steigern und das weitere globale Geschäftswachstum voranzutreiben. So kommen Jennifer Geisler als Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) und Jodi Sutton als Vice President of Business Operations an Bord.

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Vectra research reveals 90% of surveyed organizations exhibit a form of malicious Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) behaviors

September 25, 2019

Vectra today disclosed that the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a widely exposed and vulnerable attack surface and will likely continue in the near future due to the protocol’s prevalent use.

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Aktuelle Studie von Vectra: 90 Prozent der Unternehmen sind von gefährlichen Vorgängen in Zusammenhang mit RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) betroffen

September 25, 2019

Vectra, der führende Anbieter von Lösungen zur Erkennung und Reaktion auf Netzwerkbedrohungen (NDR), berichtet heute, dass das Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) eine weit verbreitete und anfällige Angriffsfläche in vielen Netzwerken schafft. Aufgrund der sehr häufigen Verwendung des Protokolls dürfte das Problem in naher Zukunft bestehen bleiben.

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Vectra expands operations in the Middle East to address the growing demand for network detection and response in the cloud

September 22, 2019

Vectra today announced that it is expanding business operations in the Middle East to arm enterprise organizations and managed detection-and-response providers with a platform to stop in-progress cyberattacks in the cloud.

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Vectra introduces the industry’s first privilege-aware network detection and response solution to strengthen the enforcement of zero trust

September 9, 2019

Vectra today announced that Privileged Access Analytics (PAA) are available with the Cognito platform to monitor the interactions between user accounts,services and hosts, and provide continuous visibility and assessment of privileges required to enforce zero trust.

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Cybersecurity leader Vectra establishes operations in Asia-Pacific to address growing demand for network detection and response in the cloud

August 18, 2019

Vectra today announced that it has established business operations in the Asia-Pacific region to arm enterprise organisations and managed detection and response providers with a platform to stop in-progress cyberattacks in the cloud.

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Vectra research reveals that the most significant ransomware threat is the malicious encryption of shared network files in cloud service providers

August 7, 2019

Vectra today disclosed that cybercriminals’ most effective weapon in a ransomware attack is the network itself, which enables the malicious encryption of shared files on network servers, especially files stored in infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud providers.

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Vectra AI is named a Representative Vendor in the 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

July 30, 2019

Vectra was named a Representative Vendor in the 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.  According to the Market Guide, “IDPS offers the best detection efficacy and performance network security, but firewalls are absorbing IDPS on the perimeter. Security and risk management leaders should seek innovation in advanced analytics, augmenting vulnerability management and internal segmentation from their IDPS solution.”

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Vectra introduces the industry’s first network threat detection and response solution in Amazon Web Services

June 25, 2019

Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform now features Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) traffic mirroring and integration with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Hub. Enterprises can now natively run the Cognito platform in AWS environments to rapidly detect and respond to cyberthreats in the cloud.

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Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP protects client confidentiality with AI-driven network detection and response from Vectra

June 18, 2019

Vectra today announced that Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP selected the Cognito AI-driven network detection and response platform from Vectra to gain 360-degree visibility into unknown and hidden threats that could otherwise compromise client confidentiality. Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a strong mission of social purpose. It has offices in Birmingham and Manchester, England.

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Vectra raises $100 million led by TCV to secure the cloud using network threat detection and response

June 10, 2019

Vectra today closed a $100 million round of funding led by TCV, one of the largest growth equity firms backing private and public technology companies. Existing investors also participated in the funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to date to more than $200 million.

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Cognito platform from Vectra wins the 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award for incident response software and applications

June 5, 2019

Vectra today announced that its Cognito network detection and response platform has been named the winner of the Incident Response award by the Business Intelligence Group’s annual Fortress Cyber Security Awards.

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Report: A vulnerable attack surface exists in healthcare enterprise IT networks

April 24, 2019

Vectra today announced that the proliferation of healthcare internet-of-things (IoT) devices, along with unpartitioned networks, insufficient access controls and the reliance on legacy systems, has exposed a vulnerable attack surface that can be exploited by cybercriminals determined to steal personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI), in addition to disrupting healthcare delivery processes.

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Vectra named a representative vendor in the inaugural Gartner Market Guide for Network Traffic Analysis

March 20, 2019

Vectra has been identified as a Representative Vendor in the inaugural Gartner Market Guide for Network Traffic Analysis report. The report provides a detailed overview of the market and analyzes Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) vendors to be considered by global security and risk management leaders.

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Ardagh Group selects Vectra AI to accelerate threat detection and investigation

March 19, 2019

Vectra today announced that Ardagh Group selected the Cognito network detection and response platform from Vectra to expose attackers hidden inside its network and perform conclusive incident investigations. Ardagh Group makes metal and glass packaging for the world’s biggest brands, producing 35 billion containers a year for food, beverages, spirits and pharmaceuticals.

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Vectra Cognito platform and CTO Oliver Tavakoli named winners in the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards

March 13, 2019

Vectra has been named a winner in the “Limited Memory” category of the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards. These awards aim to recognize revolutionary organizations, products and people who are solving real problems through the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Interdata partners with Vectra to enable French enterprises to expose cyberattacks faster using artificial intelligence

March 12, 2019

Interdata and Vectra announced a partnership that enables Interdata’s commercial, public sector and service provider customers to detect attackers in real time and perform conclusive incident investigations.

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Access42 partners with Vectra to enable Dutch enterprises to expose hidden cyberattacks faster using artificial intelligence

March 12, 2019

Access42 and Vectra announced a partnership that enables Access42 and its customers to automate threat hunting, expose hidden attackers and empower threat hunters.

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Vectra honored as winner of three Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards

March 5, 2019

Vectra announced that the company has been named a winner in Cyber Defense Magazine’s annual InfoSec Awards. Cyber Defense Magazine celebrates its seventh year of honoring InfoSec leaders who leverage cutting-edge knowledge to solve problems in information security by evaluating companies and their products for the best security innovators.

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Vectra launches Cognito Stream to empower threat hunters and incident investigators using metadata enhanced with security insights

February 27, 2019

Vectra today announced the immediate availability of Cognito® Stream™, delivering enterprise-scale network metadata in Zeek format enriched with security insights to empower threat hunters and incident investigators by leveraging existing software tooling.

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