Vectra was presented with the 2018 Visionary Innovation Leadership Award for internet-of-things (IoT) cybersecurity by the growth partnership firm of Frost & Sullivan. The award was presented to Vectra as result of independent research and in-depth analysis by Frost & Sullivan.
Vectra today announced it was named the “Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year” by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market.
Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform will detect hidden cyberattackers in native Microsoft Azure cloud environments with virtual sensors running in Azure that integrate with the Azure Virtual Network Terminal Access Point (TAP). This integration enables Vectra to provide complete cyberattack visibility – without requiring agents – into both enterprise network traffic and Azure cloud workloads.
Vectra today announced that the manufacturing industry exhibits higher-than-normal rates of cyberattack-related reconnaissance and lateral movement activity. This is due to the rapid convergence of enterprise information technology and operational technology networks in manufacturing organizations.
Vectra today announced that it has earned three gold awards from the prestigious Globee Awards, the premier global business awards program open to for-profit, non-profit and government organizations worldwide. The annual Globee Awards program encompasses the best global organizations that have been evaluated based on growth and merit.
Vectra today announced that it grew new annual recurring revenue in the 1H2018 by 138% compared to the same period in 2017. During the second quarter, Vectra introduced Cognito Recall for AI-assisted threat-hunting and incident investigation, announced a vital technology partnership and product integration with CrowdStrike, received five new patents, and was honored with industry recognition.
Vectra today announced it was named a Red Herring 2018 Top 100 North America company, which honors the year’s most promising private technology firms on the continent. Companies on the Red Herring Top 100 list are chosen based upon technological innovation, financial performance and business strategy.
Vectra today announced that many global financial services organizations are targeted by sophisticated cyberattackers in an attempt to steal critical data and personally-identifiable information (PII).
Vectra today announced a major expansion of the Cognito platform with Cognito Recall. A comprehensive source of enriched metadata, Cognito Recall empowers highly-skilled security analysts to conduct conclusive incident investigations and perform AI-assisted threat hunting.
Vectra today announced that Mediclinic International, a fast-growing private hospital group, selected the Cognito cyberattack detection and threat hunting platform from Vectra to protect its operations, including 74 hospitals and 40 clinics in South Africa, Namibia, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates.
Vectra today announced that its Cognito platform is now available under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, enabling 66 Federal Civilian Agencies, as well as State and Local Government entities, to purchase Vectra cybersecurity products.
Vectra today announced that the higher education sector exhibited a startling increase in potentially damaging cryptocurrency mining behaviors as part of the company’s key findings in the new 2018 RSA Conference Edition of its Attacker Behavior Industry Report.
Vectra today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, named the company to its annual Security 100 list for 2018. This project recognizes the coolest security companies in five classifications, and Vectra was one of the coolest vendors in the Network Security category.
Vectra today announced a technology partnership with CrowdStrike that integrates two authoritative views of a cyberattack – the network and endpoint. Together, Vectra Cognito and CrowdStrike Falcon Insight™ create an efficient security operations workflow that reduces response and investigation time, enabling security teams to quickly mitigate high-risk threats.
Vectra today announced that Shop Direct, the United Kingdom’s second-largest pureplay digital retailer, selected the Cognito threat detection and response platform from Vectra to protect its ecommerce sites and enterprise operations and streamline security operations.
Vectra today announced it closed a $36 million Series D funding round led by Atlantic Bridge, a global growth equity fund focused on technology investments. Vectra will leverage this investment to expand sales and marketing globally and accelerate the development of its artificial intelligence (AI)-based threat hunting platform, Cognito.
Vectra today announced that 2017 was a record-breaking year for the company, with significant growth in revenue, enhancements to its Cognito threat detection and response platform, and industry recognition. Vectra was also positioned by Gartner, Inc. as the sole visionary in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.