SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectra, the world leader in AI-powered cyberattack detection and threat hunting, 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.
Automatically and in real time, the Cognito platform from Vectra detects hidden cyberattackers who spy, spread and steal inside enterprise networks. Cognito uses 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.
"Vectra is a clear innovator in applying AI to hunt down cyberattackers in real time," said James Johnson, managing director, CyberSecurity Breakthrough. "The company's Cognito platform empowers enterprises to automatically detect, triage and prioritize threats, enabling security analysts to focus on incident response and deeper investigation."
The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards honor excellence and recognize innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories. This year's program attracted more than 3,000 nominations from over 14 different countries throughout the world.
"We are honored to have received the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award for two years in a row," said Mike Banic, vice president of marketing at Vectra. "This reaffirms that the Cognito platform continues to be at the forefront of innovation as the ultimate AI-powered cyberattack-detection and threat-hunting platform."
The Cognito platform from Vectra provides full visibility into cyberattacker behaviors from cloud and data center workloads to user and IoT devices, leaving attackers with nowhere to hide. Cognito Detect and its AI counterpart, Cognito Recall, are the cornerstones of the Cognito platform. Cognito Detect automates the real-time detection of hidden attackers while giving Cognito Recall a logical starting point to perform AI-assisted threat hunting and conduct conclusive incident investigations. For more information, visit https://vectra.ai.
Vectra® is transforming cybersecurity with AI. Its Cognito® platform automates cyberattack detection and empowers threat hunters from data center and cloud workloads to user and IoT devices. Cognito correlates threats, prioritizes hosts based on risk and provides rich context to empower incident response with existing security systems, reducing security operations workload by 36X. The company has been issued 10 U.S. patents with 11 patents pending for cybersecurity applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Vectra is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and has European regional headquarters in Zurich. For more information, visit vectra.ai.
About CyberSecurity Breakthrough
Part of the Tech Breakthrough Awards organization, the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit CyberSecurityBreakthrough.com.
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