News Releases - 2019

News releases published in 2019

Vectra AWS 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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ED&F MAN-DE

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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ED&F Man

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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Vectra expands leadership team

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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METNA

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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PAA

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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APAC annoucement

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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Spotlight Ransomware

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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2019 Gartner Market Guide for IDPS

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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AWS

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

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

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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2019 Healthcare Spotlight Report

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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Cognito Stream Release - Feb 27 2019

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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Vectra recognized on CRN’s 2019 Security 100 list

February 25, 2019

Vectra today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its annual Security 100 list. This list recognizes the coolest security vendors in each of five categories: Endpoint Security; Identity Management and Data Protection; Network Security; SIEM, Risk and Threat Intelligence; and Web, Email and Application Security.

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Vectra recognized on CRN’s 2019 Security 100 list again

February 25, 2019

Vectra today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its annual Security 100 list. This list recognizes the coolest security vendors in each of five categories: Endpoint Security; Identity Management and Data Protection; Network Security; SIEM, Risk and Threat Intelligence; and Web, Email and Application Security.

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Vectra Named to the 2019 CB Insights AI 100 List of Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups

February 6, 2019

CB Insights named Vectra to the third annual AI 100 ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence (AI) companies in the world. In addition to disrupting core sectors including healthcare, telecommunications, semiconductor, government, retail, and finance, the 2019 AI 100 companies are revamping the broader enterprise tech stack.

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SecureLink partners with Vectra AI to power real-time detection of stealthy cyberattacks

January 30, 2019

SecureLink today announces the immediate launch of its SecureDetect Network service. This cutting-edge Managed Detection and Response (MDR) capability is ideal for organizations requiring real-time detection and response to hidden cyberattacks and AI-assisted threat hunting. SecureLink will leverage the Cognito AI platform from Vectra to power this new service.

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DZ BANK news release

January 29, 2019

Vectra today announced that DZ BANK selected its Cognito cyberattack-detection and threat-hunting platform to reveal hidden attackers inside its network.

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Vectra announces 104% growth in annual recurring revenue during 2018

January 15, 2019

Vectra today announced that it grew annual recurring revenue in 2018 by 104%, compared to 2017. New product introductions, solution partnerships and global expansion in 2018 played key roles in the company’s growth.

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