News Releases - 2020

News releases published in 2020

Vectra Appoints Jerome Jullien as Vice President of International Partner Sales

December 1, 2020

Newest addition to Vectra leadership team focused on building MSSP offering and supporting channel partner network

Vectra announced the appointment of Jerome Jullien as Vice President of International Partner Sales to its leadership team. With more than 25 years’ experience, Jerome brings a strong track record of building successful business models for the Channel and will play a key role in managing and driving sales via the Vectra partner ecosystem.

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Vectra expands cloud services to see attacks moving between the cloud, hybrid and on-premise to drastically reduce the risk of breaches

November 18, 2020

Vectra is first to use cloud identities to track and link interactions between hosts and accounts across the entire network

Vectra announced broader and deeper cloud capabilities to track and link accounts and data in hybrid environments.

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Vectra Appoints Garry Veale as Regional Director for the United Kingdom and Ireland

November 5, 2020

Veale’s appointment bolsters the Vectra European team to meet demand from the thriving NDR market

Vectra announced the appointment of Garry Veale as regional director for the United Kingdom and Ireland, following another calendar quarter of exceptional business growth. As NDR continues to gain momentum and recognition as essential to business security operations and incident response, Veale will play a pivotal role in driving the continued success of Vectra expansion across the region.

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Vectra Expands Intelligent Cyberattack Detection and Response Capabilities with CrowdStrike

October 15, 2020

Account Lockdown feature empowers customers to eliminate threat progression through the attack lifecycle

Vectra announced expanded response capabilities for its flagship product, Cognito Detect™ using its Lockdown feature, made possible by integrating with CrowdStrike® Falcon Insight, CrowdStrike’s industry-leading endpoint and detection and response solution.

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Vectra security research identifies how cyberattackers use Microsoft Office 365 tools against organizations to steal data

October 13, 2020

Vectra, a leader in network threat detection and response (NDR), today released its 2020 Spotlight Report on Microsoft Office 365, which highlights the use of Office 365 in enterprise cyberattacks. The report explains how cybercriminals use built-in Office 365 services in their attacks.

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Vectra Launches New Advisory and Operational Cybersecurity Services

July 21, 2020

Accelerates enterprise use of AI-powered network detection and response on global scale

Vectra announced a range of new advisory and operational cybersecurity services that enable enterprises to increase security operations efficiency and significantly reduce the risk of data breaches.

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Vectra Expands Intelligent Response Capabilities

July 14, 2020

Integration with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)Further Extends Vectra Automated Enforcement Capabilities to Enable SOCs to StopOngoing Attacks in Real-time

New product integration with Microsoft Defender ATP enables Cognito to deliver well-coordinated instantaneous responses giving customers the ability to block and isolate attackers.

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Vectra enrichit son programme partenaires mondial

July 9, 2020

La nouvelle stratégie channel de Vectra s'adapte à la dynamique du marché de la détection et de la réponse aux menaces réseaux (NDR).

Vectra® AI, leader de la détection et de la réponse aux menaces réseaux (Network Detection and Response) dévoile son nouveau programme partenaires mondial enrichit de nouvelles formations et de nouveaux avantages commerciaux.

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Vectra Expands Global Footprint Through Enriched Channel Partner Program, Training, and Growth into Commercial Market

July 9, 2020

New channel sales strategy accommodates extraordinary market momentum of network threat detection and response

Vectra unveiled its modernized global channel partner program which significantly upgrades the overall framework, increases investment in partner relationships on a massive scale, and allows partners to drive their business, while Vectra focuses on ensuring customer success.

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Vectra Research Identifies New Exploitable Attack Surface within Cloud Services and Remote Healthcare

June 30, 2020

Spotlight Report on Healthcare discredits the widely held belief that external threats would lead to an increase in data breaches during the COVID-19 pandemic

Vectra today released its 2020 Spotlight Report on Healthcare, which shows an upward trend in exploitable behaviors and discredits claims that external threats would lead to increased internal threat activity. The latestSpotlight Report on Healthcare is based on observations and data fromJanuary-May of this year using a sample of 363 opt-in enterprise organizations in healthcare and eight other industries.

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Vectra Appoints Marc Gemassmer as Chief Revenue Officer

June 16, 2020

Industry Veteran to Lead Worldwide Sales, Channels and Customer Service Teams, Propelling Global Expansion

Vectra announced the appointment of Marc Gemassmer as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), a newly established position within the company’s leadership team. Marc joins Vectra following another quarter of exceptional growth and will play a pivotal role in the continued success of the company’s global expansion. With over 20 years of experience, predominately in software sales, Marc has a proven track record of driving strong revenue growth in the enterprise market.

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Vectra integrates network threat detection and response for Microsoft Security Services

June 9, 2020

 Product Integration Reduces SOC Workload and Amplifies Accurate Response, Vectra to Join Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Vectra announces deep product integration with MicrosoftDefender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) and Microsoft Azure Sentinel to elevate Vectra’s unique NDR detections to the Microsoft security platform in the Security OperationsCenter (SOC) enabling more capability to prevent attackers from establishing footholds across enterprise networks.

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Report: Surge in Attacker Access to Privileged Accounts and Services Puts Businesses at Risk

March 3, 2020

Vectra research highlights need to continuously monitor account behaviors once access to a network has been granted

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Vectra AI Announces Integration with Chronicle's Security Analytics Platform

February 24, 2020

Chronicle correlates telemetry from Vectra’s Cognito platform to deliver threat detection, investigation, and hunting

Vectra has joined the Chronicle Index Partner program as part of a broader industry effort to help customers improve visibility of and response to cyber threats. Chronicle’s global security analytics platform is designed to help enterprise customers analyze their security telemetry to detect, investigate, and hunt for advanced threats, at the speed of search. By joining the Index Partner program, Vectra will work to integrate its products with the Chronicle platform, so that joint customers can better defend themselves against a variety of cyber attacks.

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Vectra Named Winner of the Coveted InfoSec Awards during RSA Conference 2020

February 24, 2020

Vectra Wins Next Gen Cloud Security and Next Gen Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Awards in 8th Annual InfoSec Awards at #RSAC 2020

Vectra is proud to announce we have won the following awards from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine:

  • Next Gen Cloud Security
  • Next Gen Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
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Vectra Relieves the Burden of Alert Fatigue by Bringing Together High Fidelity Signals and Automated Enforcement

February 13, 2020

Vectra Becomes the First and Only NDR Solution to Take an Identity-Based Approach to Security Enforcement

Cyber risk continues to run rampant as security teams struggle with alert fatigue and degrading efficiency as they attempt to keep pace with high volume, indiscriminate signals that steal time and energy from threat mitigation. To compound the issue, even when high priority signals can be surfaced, organizations lack the tools to precisely take action against ongoing attacks. To help organizations securely and successfully protect their network, Vectra AI today announced the release of Account Lockdown, the first NDR solution to confront enforcement based on prioritized, high fidelity attacker behaviors and surgical, identity-based enforcement action.

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Vectra Empowers Organizations to Detect and Stop Office 365 Breaches

February 11, 2020

As Account Takeovers Continue for Office 365, controlling Risk Remains the Top Concern for Organizations Adopting Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) Models

Credential abuse is the leading attack vector in SaaS, especially for Office 365. In an effort to help organizations securely and successfully protect their applications, Vectra AI is announcing the launch of Cognito Detect for Office 365. Backed by new detection models focused on credentials and privilege in SaaS applications, Vectra expands cloud coverage from Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and extends the ability to track attacker activity pivoting between on-premise, data center, IaaS and SaaS. Given that attackers don’t operate in silos, a security solution shouldn’t either. Vectra delivers the complete visibility across your deployment footprint that leaves attackers without a place to hide.

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Willem Hendrickx joins Vectra

January 30, 2020

Hendrickx focused on accelerating success for channel partners and technology ecosystems partnerships

Vectra AI today announced the appointment of seasoned sales executive Willem Hendrickx as Vice President of International Sales to its leadership team. With more than 25 years' experience in Enterprise technology, Willem brings a strong track record of delivering high-value results and developing strategic business partnerships and will be an integral part of the Vectra team as it continues to expand operations across EMEA and APAC.

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