Cloud Visibility for Immune System Launched

Enterprise Immune System Runs in Third-Party Clouds with Darktrace’s OS-Sensors

Cambridge, UK
Tuesday February 16, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has announced that it has extended its self-learning threat detection to third-party cloud environments.

Powered by machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, the Enterprise Immune System is unique in detecting emerging cyber-threats within networks, without using rules or signatures.

Delivered within an appliance that is installed at the heart of the network, Darktrace’s self-learning software is now complemented by total visibility of virtualized environments, including third-party cloud environments.

Darktrace OS-Sensors are lightweight, host-based server agents that complement Darktrace’s virtual appliance, vSensors. OS-Sensors work by intelligently extracting copies of network traffic for analysis by the master Darktrace appliance, giving the Enterprise Immune System complete visibility of lateral information flow within the cloud, as well as within the physical network activity.

Benefits of Darktrace’s OS-Sensors for the cloud include:

  • Complete visibility — cloud and on-premise network data
  • Fully configurable — see all or selected cloud traffic
  • Lightweight and non-intrusive — easily installed onto virtual machines, without requiring access to the physical server
  • Dynamic configuration — creates only single copies of network traffic, avoiding data duplication

OS-Sensors are compatible with all major hosting services including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Rackspace and Microsoft Azure. For more information, click here to request the Darktrace Virtualized Environments data sheet.

About Darktrace

Named ‘Technology Pioneer’ by the World Economic Forum, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading cyber threat defense companies. Its Enterprise Immune System technology detects previously unidentified threats in real time, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, which analyze the behavior of every device, user and network within an organization. Some of the world’s largest corporations rely on Darktrace’s self-learning appliance in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation. The company was founded in 2013 by leading machine learning specialists and government intelligence experts, and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, including offices in Auckland, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington D.C.