Ticketmaster's vice president of information security to deliver session on use of artificial intelligence to automate threat hunting

June 8, 2017

Vectra Networks, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber attacks, today announced the company will be participating in two sessions at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017 on using artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically detect cyberattacks. Vectra will also exhibit at Booth 809 at the Summit, taking place June 12-17 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

Beau Canada, vice president of information security of Ticketmaster, will present during the Vectra Solution Provider Session, "Ticketmaster Uses AI to Automate Threat Hunting," on June 14 at 10:45 a.m., Eastern Time in the Potomac C room. Attendees will hear Ticketmaster's experiences with the Vectra cybersecurity platform and see a demonstration showing how it automates the hunt for in-progress cyber attacks. They will also learn how AI helps secure transactions with more than 400 million fans and protects the brand identity of performers in more than 20 countries.

Chris Morales, head of security analytics at Vectra Networks, will deliver a session titled, "Use AI to Detect Cyberattacks in Hybrid Cloud Environments" taking place Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:55 p.m., Eastern Time in the Showcase Theater A, Prince George's Hall D. Attendees will learn how artificial intelligence can detect hidden attacker behaviors in hybrid and public clouds. They will also see how AI performs non-stop automated threat hunting, triage and correlation of traffic between workloads to accelerate incident response.

"Vectra enables enterprises to reduce attacker dwell time and shorten incident response from hours to minutes," said Morales. "Our AI solution performs non-stop automated threat hunting and puts the most relevant context of an attack at the fingertips of security analysts so they can take quick action. Being among the premier security conferences, the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is a perfect venue to demonstrate the deep capabilities."

Attendees can see a demonstration of the Vectra cybersecurity platform at booth #809. For more information, to speak with Vectra executives onsite or to make an appointment for a demonstration, please contact info@vectranetworks.com.

About the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

The premier gathering of security, risk management, and business continuity management leaders, the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit delivers the insight organizations need to secure a digital business future. The comprehensive agenda addresses the latest threats, flexible new security architectures, governance strategies, the chief information security officer role, and more. The summit offers a unique opportunity to reinvent security and risk for the digital age, based on Gartner's trusted independent research and practical recommendations.

About Vectra Networks

Vectra Networks™ is the leader in real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks. The company's advanced threat-detection solution continuously monitors internal network traffic to pinpoint cyber attacks as they happen. It then automatically correlates threats against hosts that are under attack and provides unique context about what attackers are doing so organizations can quickly prevent or mitigate loss. Vectra prioritizes attacks that pose the greatest business risk, enabling organizations to make rapid decisions on where to focus time and resources. In 2015, Gartner named Vectra a Cool Vendor in Security Intelligence for addressing the challenges of post-breach threat detection. Vectra's investors include Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners, IA Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif. More information can be found at www.vectranetworks.com.

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