New Releases - 2021

News releases published in 2021

Vectra Cognito Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

May 6, 2021

Streamlined deployment of industry-leading threat detection and response platform to secure organizations from the endpoint, across the network, to cloud

Vectra AI announced the availability of its Cognito platform in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. Organizations interested in using the Vectra Cognito platform across cloud, data center, networks and IoT/OT can now test or purchase Cognito on Azure Marketplace using their pre-existing agreements with Microsoft.

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Vectra AI Raises $130 Million Led by Blackstone Growth (BXG)

April 29, 2021

Investment will fuel research and development to secure the cloud using AI-driven threat detection and response and global expansion

Vectra AI announced a $130 million round of funding led by funds managed by Blackstone Growth (BXG, “Blackstone Growth”). The investment will help fuel Vectra’s continued growth through platform innovation and expansion into new markets and geographies, solidifying its Cognito platform as a market-leading solution for artificial intelligence (AI)-driven cloud security for threat detection and response.

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Vectra Expands Integration Ecosystem to Provide 100% Visibility and Automated Response

April 22, 2021

Deep platform and UI-based integrations with VMware Carbon Black, SentinelOne, and FireEye streamline automated response, stopping attacks in real-time from the endpoint, across the network, to cloud 

Vectra AI released extended endpoint detection and response (EDR) native integration support in the Cognito platform to enhance the user experience for the security tools and procedures already deployed in their arsenal.

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Vectra Honored With a 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide

March 29, 2021

Vectra AI today announced that it has received a 5-star rating from CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide.

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Global Survey Finds 71% of Cloud Users Suffered up to Seven Malicious Account Takeovers in Last Year

March 17, 2021

Managers and SOC teams have very different levels of confidence in their organization’s exposure to cyber risk

Vectra AI released its global survey of 1,112 security professionals working in mid to large sized organizations using Microsoft Office 365. The results confirm that the global pandemic has accelerated cloud migration and digital transformation amongst 88% of companies and that 71% of Microsoft Office 365 deployments have suffered an account takeover of a legitimate user’s account, not on average seven times in the last year.

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Vectra Achieves SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance, Recognized for Continued Commitment to Customer Confidentiality and Data Protection

March 11, 2021

Vectra AI announced it has successfully completed its Service Organization Control (SOC 2) Type 2 certification for its Cognito Detect and Cognito Recall cloud and enterprise software, a milestone for the company and the NDR industry.

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Vectra Joins the Cloud Security Alliance

March 2, 2021

Vectra AI today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.

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Vectra Closes Strongest Quarter in Company History

February 23, 2021

Accelerated demand to secure cloud-based applications propels momentum

Vectra AI reported that in calendar 2020 sales continued to grow at a compound annual rate exceeding 100 percent and sales  of Cognito Detect™ for Microsoft Office 365 accelerated, growing at a rate of 340%.

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Vectra Extends Cloud Identity Detection Capabilities with Microsoft Azure AD

February 11, 2021

Answers industry need for universal SaaS coverage with cloud-to-ground data control

Vectra AI announced enhanced cloud identity detection capabilities using Azure AD within its Cognito Detect for Office 365. By integrating at the identity layer, Vectra gives complete cloud-to-ground security coverage over an organization’s entire SaaS ecosystem. This single configuration effectively puts an end to lateral movement between ground and cloud.

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