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Darktrace Antigena Wins ‘Outstanding Security Automation’ at 2021 Computing Excellence Awards

AI Designed to Neutralize Ransomware Attacks Receives Industry Recognition

Cambridge, UK
Thursday June 10, 2021

Darktrace, a leading autonomous cyber security AI company, today announced that its Autonomous Response technology, Darktrace Antigena, has received the ‘Outstanding Security Automation Award’ at the 2021 Computing AI & Machine Learning Excellence Awards.

The Computing AI & Machine Learning Excellence Awards recognize the best companies, individuals, and projects in the AI space today.

Darktrace’s Autonomous Response technology was recognized for its unique ability to contain a wide variety of in-progress cyber-attacks in seconds, removing a significant burden from overworked and outpaced security staff. The technology’s top use case is ransomware. It takes proportionate action to thwart all strains of ransomware in real time, without disrupting normal business operations.

“As private sector companies, governments and critical infrastructure are being targeted by ransomware as a service, Darktrace’s Autonomous Response capability has never been more important,” commented Nicole Eagan, Chief Strategy Officer, AI Officer, Darktrace. “Empowering defenders with enterprise and industrial strength cyber AI, which sees the early signs of ransomware and takes surgical action, provides leadership teams with much needed reassurance.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace is a leading autonomous cyber security AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology. It provides comprehensive, enterprise-wide cyber defense to over 5,000 organizations in over 100 countries, protecting the cloud, email, IoT, traditional networks, endpoints and industrial systems.

A self-learning technology, Darktrace AI autonomously detects, investigates and responds to advanced cyber-threats, including insider threat, remote working risks, ransomware, data loss and supply chain vulnerabilities.

The company has 1,500 employees globally, with headquarters in Cambridge, UK. Every second, Darktrace AI detects a cyber-threat, preventing it from causing damage.