Darktrace Wins Top Cyber Security Award at The Europas 2016

Enterprise Immune System Hailed Amongst Europe's Top Technology Innovations

Cambridge, UK
Wednesday June 15, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has been named ‘Best Cyber Security Start-up’ at the The 2016 Europas Awards ceremony, held in London last night.

Founded in 2009, The Europas are the premier awards for Europe’s hottest young technology enterprises. The Awards celebrate the most forward thinking, progressive and innovative technology companies across more than 20 categories. Judges include YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim, investors from Accel, Balderton and Google Ventures, and journalists from The Next Web, TechCrunch, Wired, and more.

Powered by machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace’s self-learning technology is able to monitor network activity and detect threats, before harm can be done. The Europas Awards have recognised Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System for its innovative ‘immune system’ approach to the evolving cyber threat.

Now with over 1,000 deployments worldwide, 270 employees and 150 partners, Darktrace is one of the fastest-growing cyber defence companies with its advanced ‘immune system’ technology.

“We are delighted to see our unique ‘immune system’ technology recognised by The Europas,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace. “The Enterprise Immune System is the only technology that applies genuinely unsupervised machine learning to the increasingly pernicious cyber threats we see today. Organisations are slowly waking up to the fact that the threat is already inside the network and are now seeking technology that can give security teams the time they need to fight back.”

About Darktrace

Winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2016, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading cyber threat defense companies. Its Enterprise Immune System technology detects and responds to previously unidentified threats, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge. Without using rules or signatures, Darktrace is uniquely capable of understanding the ‘pattern of life’ of every device, user and network within an organization, and defends against evolving threats that bypass all other systems. Some of the world’s largest corporations rely on Darktrace’s self-learning technology in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation. Darktrace is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, with 20 global offices including Auckland, London, Milan, Mumbai, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington D.C.