Vectra today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems. The report provides a detailed overview of the Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) market, and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
The Cognito platform from Vectra enables enterprises to detect and respond to cyberattacks in real time. Cognito uses artificial intelligence (AI) to perform non-stop, automated threat hunting with always-learning behavioral models to quickly and efficiently find hidden and unknown attackers before they do damage. Cognito provides full visibility into cyberattacker behaviors from cloud and data center workloads to user and internet-of-things devices, ensuring attackers have nowhere to hide.
“To us, our positioning in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems is validation of our mission to enable customers to use AI to detect and respond to cyberattacks in real time,” said Hitesh Sheth, president and CEO of Vectra. “Cognito is a revolutionary AI platform that is transforming cybersecurity and dramatically improving enterprise security operations.”
Over the past 12 months, major enhancements and drivers to the Vectra business have included:
For more information about Vectra and Cognito, visit vectra.ai.
 Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, Craig Lawson, Claudio Neiva, January 10, 2018.
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