News releases published in 2021

Vectra Research: 89% of Security Leaders Think Traditional Security Approaches Are Failing in the Face of Modern Threats

December 2, 2021

Research shows ‘game needs to be changed,’ with security innovation years behind that of the attackers, the board a decade behind security discussions and regulation needing more industry input.

Vectra AI today released a new report highlighting how today’s organisations are tackling complex, modern cyberthreats.

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Vectra AI Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

November 2, 2021

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to the expanded Vectra AI threat detection and response platform for Azure Sentinel to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Azure to shape business strategies.

Vectra AI announced the availability of Vectra Detect in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure.

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Vectra AI Reveals Cybersecurity Blind Spots in PaaS and IaaS Environments with Security Survey

August 4, 2021

New report finds 100%of companies have experienced a security incident, but continue to expand theirfootprint as 64% report deploying new AWS services weekly.

Vectra AI released the findings of the PaaS& IaaS Security Survey Report. The report compiled the answers of 317 IT executives all using AWS, 70% coming from organization of 1,000+ employees. The findings show a rapid expansion and reliance on AWS services while simultaneously showcasing security blind spots within many organizations.

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Vectra AI Partners with Microsoft on Zero Trust Security Framework

July 21, 2021

Vectra strengthens Zero Trust with visibility and analytics to mitigate threats emerging from distributed and hybrid-remote workforces

Vectra AI announced that the Vectra Cognito platform delivers key Zero Trust capabilities for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure customers.

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Detect for AWS

June 16, 2021

Vectra launches one of the first cloud-native unified real-time threat detection and response SaaS solutions for global AWS environments

Vectra AI announced the introduction of Vectra Detect for Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). Detect for AWS is a cloud-native SaaS solution that provides continuous, scalable agentless threat detection, prioritization, investigation, and response to attacks targeting applications running on AWS, as well as users, compute, and storage instances, including the use on AWS of the control plane itself.

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Vectra AI Joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

May 27, 2021

Vectra AI announced that it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). MISA is an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers currently spearheading enterprise defense against the latest cyber threats.

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Top 10 detections

May 19, 2021

New Security Research Shows How Security Teams Can Avoid Costly Cyberattacks by Utilizing the Right Data and Meaningful Artificial Intelligence

Vectra AI released its 2021 Q2 Spotlight Report, Vision and Visibility: Top 10 Threat Detections for Microsoft Azure AD and Office 365. This new research details the top 10 threat detections that customers receive by relative frequency when Vectra detects abnormal behavior in a customer environment, which are then used by customers to help ratify attacks in cloud environments.

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Vectra and Zscaler Enable Zero Trust Access Visibility into Business-Critical Applications

May 18, 2021

Comprehensive Zero Trust architecture prevents attack methods emerging from the remote, cloud-based workforce

Vectra AI announced a deep product integration with Zscaler Private Access™ (ZPA) to provide end-to-end access visibility and protection from remote workers to business-critical applications.

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Australian Telco Superloop Chooses Vectra AI and Baidam Solutions

May 17, 2021

Vectra AI is delighted to announce its appointment to deliver behavioural detection and response capabilities for growing Australian telecommunications company Superloop through its partnership with Baidam Solutions.

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Vectra Cognito Now Available in AWS Marketplace

May 13, 2021

Easy access to AI-driven threat detection and response technology to stop attackers no matter their entry point

Vectra AI announced the availability of its Cognito platform is now available for purchase in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. AWS customers worldwide can now employ Vectra’s suite of solutions through their AWS Enterprise Discount Plan for seamless procurement at a reduced rate.

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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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