Darktrace Named ‘Best Security Technology’ at the Techies 2016

Enterprise Immune System Wins Another Industry Accolade

Cambridge, UK
Friday February 26, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has won the ‘Best Security Technology of the Year’ award at The Techies 2016. The award was presented to Darktrace during an awards ceremony held in London last night.

The Techies are Techworld’s inaugural awards celebrating UK technology innovation and digital disruption. Techworld’s expert judges emphasised the particular importance of the ‘Best Security Technology’ award, given the escalating issue of cyber attacks on organisations worldwide.

Darktrace is the first company in the world to arm defenders with proven machine learning and mathematics, developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge, that detects emerging cyber-threats, without any prior knowledge of attacks, rules or signatures. The business now has over 750 installations worldwide and has already discovered over 5,500 significant cyber incidents in customer networks.

“We are delighted to see the fundamental innovation of our ‘immune system’ technology recognised by The Techies,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace. “We are at the beginning of a new era in cyber security. Today, organisations have to assume that they will be compromised. The Enterprise Immune System is the only technology that addresses this complex threat landscape, using self-learning technology to understand an organsation’s pattern of life, and identify abnormal behaviours that go unnoticed by legacy technologies.”

For more information about The Techies 2016, visit www.techworld.com/techies/intro.

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.