Cognito Stream

Deliver security-enriched metadata to SIEMs for custom detections

How you can augment your SOC with AI

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Why Now

Getting the right security data at scale is today's biggest challenge both technically and financially.

  • NetFlow is incomplete, making analytics worthless
  • Full packet captures are storage and performance intensive, making them cost prohibitive
  • Teams that choose to deploy and maintain open-source Zeek must face the resource- and time-intensive upkeep, while the data they get is hard to use

“...forensic tools sought to collect raw packets at large scale, but today’s fast networks made this approach impractical...”

Gartner, March 18, 2019 (ID: G00373460)

"...55% cited their inability to detect advanced threats as the biggest challenge for SOCs."

2018 survey by Crowd Research Partners

"The average time to identify a breach in 2019 was 206 days."

IBM 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

Why Vectra

Cognito Stream: Security-enriched cloud and network metadata streamed to SIEMs and data lakes ready for your own custom models

Actionable Threat-hunting Data

Get the right data enriched with hundreds of relevant metadata attributes collected from all traffic in cloud, data center, IoT, and enterprise networks.

Security insights and context from machine learning-derived models are embedded to make the data indispensable.

Conclusive investigations with your own custom models - based on host devices and identities – so you’re not limited to only IP addresses.

Limitless Scale. Zero Overhead.

Compatible data is presented in a compact, easy-to-understand Zeek format.

Maintenance-free operation requires zero performance tuning.

High-performance with over ten-times the horsepower of self-managed deployments.

Extensive Correlation

Support multiple deployment scenarios – hybrid, cloud-native and SaaS

Integrate with infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers without using agents

Improve your custom detections and hunting in cloud, data center, IoT, and enterprise networks

Did You Know?

Reduce mean time to response from 10 hours
to 10 minutes

Cognito Stream sets up in minutes, requires no maintenance, and delivers your data with more than 10-times the single-sensor performance of Zeek.

Vectra provides the fastest and most efficient way to find attacks in cloud, data center, IoT, and enterprise networks

Cognito Stream Case Studies

Cloud-native, enterprise scale investigative workbench for your cloud and hybrid environments

American University Drops Open Source Tools for Network Detection and Response

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ED&F Man Finds Sweet Spot with AI-powered Threat Detection

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Texas A&M University System: An Academic and Research Powerhouse

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Investigate and Hunt with Great Success

Unleash the full potential of your security operations team by working with our Customer Success organization. We've sharpened our knowledge and skills over the years by implementing hundreds of Vectra deployments that protect the world’s most consequential businesses.

Vectra analysts working in your team

  • Regular analyst assessments and reporting on threats and incidents in your network
  • Ongoing monitoring of incidents found in Cognito
  • Optimize your Vectra experience and ability to rapidly respond
  • Incident investigation and response

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Award-winning help available 24/7

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Cognito NDR as a service from our Managed Security Service Partners

If you prefer to outsource the operation of your detection and response capabilities then you can access Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services based upon Cognito from our authorized Managed Security Service Partners (MSSP)

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Expert advice and planning for security leaders

  • Deploy and operate as quickly as possible
  • Assess your ability to withstand attacks and mitigate the risks that are observed in your community
  • Benchmark your security posture relative to teams in your industry and deliver meaningful metrics for senior stakeholders

SOC Maturity: Reactive, Proactive and Threat Hunting

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Pain free deployments

  • Get operating as quickly as possible
  • Validate and optimize configurations
  • Integrate into operational workflows and security tools

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Vectra analysts working in your team

  • Assess and report on threats inside your network
  • Monitor incidents found in Cognito
  • Optimize your Vectra experience and ability to rapidly respond

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Award-winning 24x7 customer Service

  • Access expert advice when you need it urgently
  • Keep a watchful eye on your Vectra deployment
  • Resolve technical issues swiftly and accurately

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Get the Cognito NDR platform delivered as a service from a Vectra MSSP partner

  • Receive threat monitoring, alerting and reports
  • Integrate with existing security tools, services and process
  • Control expenditure with predicable monthly costs

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Interested in becoming a Vectra MSSP Partner?