Darktrace Named Finalist of Computing Security Awards

Innovative Security Project of the Year Nominated for Award

Cambridge, UK
Thursday September 4, 2014

Darktrace today announces that it has been shortlisted as a Finalist of the Computing Security Awards 2014, in the Security Product of the Year category.

The Computing Security Awards were set up to recognize particularly impressive enterprise solutions that address advanced security threats. Darktrace has been shortlisted for the Security Project of the Year, for its innovative work deploying an Enterprise Immune System into one of the most forward-thinking European critical national infrastructure companies.

The company selected Darktrace's unique Enterprise Immune System technology to enhance its ability to defend against dynamic insider and external threats. Within weeks of deployment, Darktrace detected a number of cyber threats that had bypassed the company's traditional security controls, and continues to monitor threat levels in real time, based on ground-breaking mathematics and machine learning.

Darktrace is delighted to be announced as a finalist in these awards, which further validates the innovation of its approach to cyber defense, and the transition that the information security industry is successfully making to a new era of probability-based threat detection and risk management.

About Darktrace

Darktrace is one of the world's fastest-growing cyber defense companies and the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, a new category of cyber solutions based on pioneering Bayesian mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge. Darktrace addresses the challenge of insider threat and advanced cyber-attacks through its unique ability to detect previously unidentified threats in real time, as manifested in the emerging behaviors of the network, devices and individuals. Some of the world's largest organizations rely on Darktrace's adaptive, self-learning platform to spot anomalous activity within the enterprise, in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, retail and transportation. Darktrace was founded by world-class machine learning specialists and operational government intelligence experts. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with offices in London, Milan, New York, Paris, San Francisco and Washington D.C.