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Darktrace Technology Named ‘AI Cyber Product of the Year’ at UK National Cyber Awards 2021 for Second Year Running

Cambridge, UK
Wednesday September 29, 2021

Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, today announced that its Self-Learning AI has been named ‘AI Cyber Product of the Year’ at the National Cyber Awards 2021, for the second year in a row.

Powered by Self-Learning AI, Darktrace technology works by developing an understanding of what is normal behaviour for each user, environment and device within an organization, and autonomously interrupts malicious behaviour as it emerges, without disruption to regular business operations.

The awards recognize the best organizations, individuals, and products that display a commitment to cyber innovation, cyber-crime reduction, and protecting citizens in cyberspace. This year, Darktrace was also sponsoring The Cyber Charity of the Year Award, which recognizes philanthropic organizations using cyber technology to create a better, more secure world.

The AI Cyber Product of the Year Award aims to recognize the technologies that are driving forward advancements in cyber security against the backdrop of an evolving cyber-threat landscape. Darktrace also won this award in 2020.

“To receive national recognition for Darktrace’s contribution to cyber security is an honour, and testament to the incredible strength of our unique self-learning AI technology,” said Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, Darktrace. “Cyber security innovation is a fundamental enabler for organizations and critical to keeping society resilient against cyber-attacks, and this award is a timely recognition of the innovation which drives everything we do at Darktrace.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace (DARK:L), a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 5,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks. The company’s fundamentally different approach applies Self-Learning AI to enable machines to understand the business in order to autonomously defend it. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, the company has 1,600 employees and over 30 offices worldwide. Darktrace was named one of TIME magazine’s ‘Most Influential Companies’ for 2021.