White Papers

Autonomous Response: Threat Report 2019

This report details seven case studies of attacks that were intercepted and neutralized by cyber defense AI, including insider threat, ransomware, and IoT attacks.

This white paper explores how Darktrace’s Cyber AI Platform is uniquely suited to detect the subtle deviations signs of a threat in the cloud. It examines 11 case studies of advanced attacks that evaded other security tools but were identified by Cyber AI, including compromised credentials, a malicious insider and misconfiguration.

The Immune System Approach: Cyber AI for Industrial Control Systems

This white paper discusses Darktrace's Industrial Immune System, a fundamental innovation that views data from an Industrial Control System network in real time, and establishes an evolving baseline for what is normal for operators, workstations and automated systems within that environment.

Darktrace Antigena: The Future of AI-Powered Autonomous Response

This white paper will explore the critical challenges that security teams face in this new era of cyber-threat, and how Darktrace Antigena is leveraging AI to autonomously fight back against advanced attacks, giving human responders the critical time needed to catch up.

This white paper explains Darktrace’s approach to machine learning and shines a light on the unique interplay between unsupervised machine learning, supervised machine learning, and deep learning behind the world’s leading cyber AI technology.

Triton 2.0 & The Future of OT Cyber-Attacks

This white paper evaluates the development of OT attack campaigns, identifying new trends in order to anticipate what an AI-augmented ‘Triton 2.0’ attack might look like.

This white paper illustrates why Antigena Email’s unified understanding of network, cloud, and email traffic represents a paradigm shift in the email security market. It explores 12 case studies of email attacks that bypassed traditional defenses at the border, but which Darktrace’s AI neutralized in seconds.

Darktrace Discoveries 2018

As attackers learn to move at unprecedented speeds, organizations are embracing cyber AI to regain the advantage over today’s ever-changing adversary – and win. This report highlights nine real-world threat scenarios that were identified and neutralized by Darktrace’s powerful AI technology as they were emerging, before they could escalate into crises.

Darktrace Threat Report 2018

Lurking beneath the surface of enterprises today are in-progress cyber-threats, ranging from new vulnerabilities to advanced attackers that have taken hold of critical information. This report highlights some of the most significant trends in the cyber-threat landscape, and feature case studies of real-world threats that Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System has uncovered.

General Data Protection Regulation

The implementation of GDPR represents one of the most significant events in data protection regulatory history. Darktrace is applicable to a range of requirements under GDPR. Darktrace provides the real-time visibility required to make intelligence-based decisions in live situations, while enabling in-depth investigations into historical activity.

NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

While primarily aimed at organizations that own or operate critical infrastructure, the NIST Framework can be advantageous for any organization that implements it, in any industry, as it provides concrete guidance on how to measure and improve an organization’s cyber security.

Complying with New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulations

This white paper explains how Darktrace can help financial services organizations comply with key areas of the new 23 NYCRR 500 regulation, particularly with some of the more challenging measures, such as the 72-hour rule, managing third-party risk, and detecting and responding to cyber-threats.

Darktrace and the SAMA Cyber Security Framework

This white paper explains how Darktrace can help financial services organizations comply with the regulations of the new SAMA Cyber Security Framework. Applicable to a range of requirements, Darktrace AI will enable businesses in Saudi Arabia to meet the most challenging obligations of the framework.

Darktrace and the UK NIS Directive

This white paper explains how the Darktrace AI platform helps your company to comply with the Cyber Assessment Framework of the EU's NIS Directive, released in April 2019.

Threat Discoveries: What Darktrace Industrial Finds

This report provides several case studies of alerts raised in real industrial networks where Darktrace was deployed. Each example features a description of the alert and the outcome of the specific investigation.

Darktrace Discoveries in Asia

As attackers learn to move at unprecedented speeds, organizations are embracing cyber AI to regain the advantage over today’s ever-changing adversary – and win. This special report highlights five real-world threat scenarios in Asia, that were identified and neutralized by Darktrace’s powerful AI technology as they were emerging, before they could escalate into crises.

Australian Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme

The Australian NDB Scheme is a legislative framework that introduces rigorous and mandatory data breach notification provisions for all entities regulated by the Privacy Act 1988. This white paper explains how Darktrace detects the earliest signs of anomalous activity to ensure compliance.

Data Sheets

Cyber AI for Cloud & SaaS: Module Brief
Darktrace for Mergers & Acquisitions
Cyber Defense for the Telecommunications Industry
Detecting & Fighting Ransomware in Real Time
Darktrace and SIEMs
Customer & Analyst Reviews Report

This report includes independent validation of Darktrace, the world’s leading AI company for cyber security, from a variety of third-party sources, including customer testimonials, analyst reports, and industry awards.

Darktrace Inoculation
Antigena Email: Product Brief
Using Darktrace Cyber AI to Support CCPA Requirements

Case Studies

Peer-to-Peer Lending Marketplace
Electricity Transmission Company
Insurance Company
Clothing Retailer
International Sporting Goods Manufacturer
Global Educational Foundation
US Manufacturer of High-Energy Microbatteries
UK Law Firm for Pensions & Retirement Savings
UK Energy Saving Organization
UK Reinsurer of Terrorism Risk
UK Real Estate Investment Trust
Cypriot Law Firm
Singaporean Ticketing Provider
US Software Company
Global Maritime Company
UAE Logistics Provider
US Telecommunications Company
South African Insurance Company
UK Public Infrastructure Provider
Independent International School
International Digital Payment Company
British Transport Group
Italian Digital Service Provider
Maritime Electrical Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing
Global Technology Company
Canadian Media Content Company
Global Furniture Manufacturer
Online Car Rental Service
European Vehicle Supplier
US Medical Technology Company
International Plumbing Technology Manufacturer
Provider of Public Safety Software
Pioneer of Digital Credential Management Services
French Risk Management Company
Canadian Energy Distribution Company
Global Dried Fruit Manufacturer
US Healthcare Provider
Global Contract Manufacturing Organization
Korean Insurance Company

Video Case Studies

Customer Insights: Self-Learning Cyber Defense
Hear how the Enterprise Immune System is used at first hand – Darktrace customers reveal the benefits of self-learning defense technology.
King’s Hawaiian
King’s Hawaiian, world famous for its Hawaiian sweet rolls, turned to Darktrace AI to secure its complex digital ecosystem and manufacturing floor from advanced cyber-threats. Learn how Darktrace’s Cyber AI is able to detect and respond to the earliest signs of cyber-attack regardless of where they emerge across the expansive organization – keeping the brand’s IP secure and the production facilities operational.
Terra Firma
“Darktrace is a huge step forward from other systems.” Learn why a leading European private equity investment firm has entrusted Darktrace AI to detect a range of threats across its entire digital estate.
Wind Creek Hospitality
With more than 10 gaming properties across the United States, learn how Wind Creek Hospitality relies on Darktrace AI to identify and contain emerging vulnerabilities and cyber-threats to each location. With a diverse and complex digital environment, Darktrace’s cyber AI is able to learn and understand the pattern of life for the entire enterprise – all without human tuning or configuration.
Salve Regina University
As a leading institute in higher education, Salve Regina University needed a cyber technology that could keep student and university data secure, while still enabling the free flow of information on campus. Learn how Darktrace cyber AI has allowed the university to meet this challenge head on, and how its team relies on Antigena to fight back against threats before they can do damage.
“The bad guys are already using AI to devise spear-phishing attacks. It’s a cyber war.” Learn how Hydrotech, a leading industrial technology provider, uses Darktrace’s Cyber AI to fight back against sophisticated threats to its cloud and SaaS environments.
Global Travel
“With Darktrace, we have a peace of mind that our data and internal systems are protected.” James Chua, General Manager of Global Travel, explains how deploying Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System gave the company visibility into its network and the ability to detect signs of unauthorized data exfiltration or insider threat, to protect and secure troves of customer data.
eBay Classifieds Group
“The ability to see and take action is key, which is why we are so excited about the Antigena capability that Darktrace has.” Hear from James Bynoe, Head of Cyber & Information Security from eBay Classified, on how Darktrace’s AI for cyber can raise the bar and help small teams’ performance “by having artificial intelligence as a component of your overall program”.
Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation
Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation is a Michigan based turn-key supplier of paint finishing systems, commercial HVAC, and mechanical automotive systems. Hear from Rick Bertoncin, Director of Technology and Security: “I truly think everybody should have artificial intelligence as part of their arsenal in cyber security.”
In an effort to protect its foundational intellectual property as well as its sensitive customer, employee, and partner information, Aqua-Leisure deployed Darktrace’s self-learning technology. According to Leonard Galinsky, Director of IT for Aqua-Leisure, “Darktrace has allowed us to gain unprecedented insight.”
Pacific Dental Services
Hear from Nemi George, Senior Director of Information Security at Pacific Dental Services discuss how Darktrace’s cyber AI defends its network from the inside out.
“We can’t have humans fighting the bad guys all the time, they just move too fast. We need help from AI in order prioritize, identify threats, and provide context around those threats in our networks. Ultimately, Darktrace AI can cut down the amount of time that we spend responding to breaches.” Hear from Matt Wood, Global Information Security Manager at Trek Bikes, on the benefits of Darktrace’s AI for cyber defense.

Industry Analyst Reports

This report from Forrester evaluates the emergence of offensive AI, organizations’ current security practices, and how well prepared they are to fight off such attacks.

IDC Perspective: Making Strides in Cybersecurity

This case study from leading analyst firm IDC tells the story of Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) NHS Foundation Trust in England, which deployed Darktrace’s Cyber AI Platform to fight back against advanced attacks in the wake of last year’s global WannaCry campaign.

Ovum: ‘Darktrace AI powers all phases of threat defense’

This report from leading analyst firm Ovum declares Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System “a strong example of leveraging artificial intelligence” and “one of the few cases where talk about use of AI in cyber security has turned into action”.

451 Research: ‘Darktrace succeeding with a focus on the ‘good’ and the ‘not good enough’’

This report analyzes how Darktrace's use of unsupervised machine learning is positioning it as the leader in anomaly detection, and outlines how Darktrace Antigena autonomously responds to potential threats in real time.

‘Immune System’ Cyber Security for SCADA Systems

Simon Fellows, Darktrace's Head of Security and Technical Director, has produced this white paper discussing the ‘immune system’ approach to cyber security for SCADA systems. The paper provides detailed technical insight into how Darktrace works across operational technology environments, including in SCADA systems, and includes multiple use case examples.

451 Research: ‘Darktrace is immune to old security ideas’

This report from 451 Research provides an overview of Darktrace’s technology and products, along with the current state of the cyber-security industry and where Darktrace fits in today’s landscape.

Gartner Cool Vendors 2015

In this annual report highlighting the most innovative vendors in the industry, Gartner’s Earl Perkins explains how Darktrace is using unsupervised machine learning to combat cyber threats in the Energy and Utilities industry.

Ovum ‘On the Radar: Darktrace detects threats with machine learning’

Ovum’s Rik Turner outlines and analyzes Darktrace’s unique approach to cybersecurity and how it fulfills the need for anomaly-based threat detection without rules and signatures.


Darktrace Education

Darktrace Education offers a training service that allows you to rapidly learn how to use and get the best value from Darktrace solutions. Our training accelerates the knowledge transfer, supports user adoption and lowers your total cost of ownership. With a global team of experienced instructors and subject matter experts, our mission is to deliver the best possible learning experience.

Training courses

Combining theory with practical exercises, our training courses are interactive, ensuring participants fully understand the capabilities and features of our technology. Using fast-track training methods, the majority of the training will take place in a lecture and workshop environment following lessons that will challenge the trainee and aid them during the learning process. Our courses are modular by design allowing students to focus on specific learning objectives and each course provides participants with fully documented training manuals which set out the tasks and lessons planned.

Courses include:

The Threat Visualizer course is an essential training program that enables you to get the most out of Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System software. Darktrace’s training course ensures that you can maximize the Threat Visualizer’s full potential and apply best practice methods that lead to successful deployments.

As part of Darktrace’s worldwide Partner Program, Darktrace Education has developed a fast-paced training program that empowers Darktrace Partners to deploy and support Darktrace solutions. This program consolidates the vital learning objectives taken from our entire training portfolio and combines this with architectural design considerations, deployment, and best practices in order to provide an end-to-end training course for security professionals.

Training delivery options

At Darktrace Education we offer training services in the environment best suited to your needs:

Public training

Complimentary to all customers of Darktrace, our Education team operates an open public training schedule around the world. Delivered online, all you need to do is register for a course via the Darktrace website, then on the day of the training, using your own computer, just get connected, put your headset on (VOIP) or dial into the conference line to speak to a Darktrace instructor.

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) makes training more accessible allowing geographically dispersed teams to access the training from wherever they are located, and saving valuable time by permitting the student to stay in the office during the training sessions. Participants can attend as many training sessions as they need – training is unlimited, allowing for refresher or new staff training.

Online training schedule

Our public online training courses have been designed to maximise your time in the classroom. Sessions are typically 3 – 4 hours, allowing you to learn and manage your day job.

The sessions will be lecture format using a public cloud instance of the Darktrace Enterprise Immune System. Hands-on exercises will also allow attendees to practice what they have learnt on their own corporate instance of Darktrace (with appropriate account access). Questions will be gathered via chat and answered both via chat and live during the presentation as appropriate. An additional audio Q&A period will be available after the session for those interested in participating.

View our training schedule and register for a course today by visiting the Customer Portal

Private training

Darktrace also offers private tuition, delivered in full-day sessions with a dedicated Instructor.

Our team provides flexible delivery options to suit your training requirements:

Remote training

Our private remote tuition service makes training more accessible allowing geographically dispersed teams to access the training from wherever they are located, and saving valuable time by permitting the student to stay in the office during the training sessions. All they need to do is put on a headset and get online to attend the training session with a live dedicated instructor.

On-site training

On-site training is most convenient when your team members are located in the same region.

Darktrace Education will send one of our Instructors to your chosen site to conduct the training. The benefits of our on-site service are identical to remote training with the added benefit of receiving face-to-face training with a private instructor.

To arrange a private training event please contact your Darktrace Account Executive.

Instructional videos

To further accelerate the learning process, Darktrace Education also provides unlimited access to our library of Instructional Videos. Accessed via Darktrace’s Customer Portal, users have on-demand complimentary training at their fingertips.

Developed by our experienced Instructors and Analysts, we offer a modular approach to learning, allowing students to focus on specific topics which can be played again and again to reinforce the key learning objectives of the lessons.

Our instructors

The learning experience we deliver is the most important aspect of our service. Our instructors are dedicated full-time professionals, highly trained as subject matter experts in their field.

Our instructors deliver training with enthusiasm and are respectful to students and their needs at all times. At the end of each training course, students provide highly valued feedback, which we use this to continuously optimize and develop our training courses. It is through this process and our structured learning philosophy that our classes are greatly valued and appreciated by participants.

The training was absolutely excellent. An excellent trainer and clearly knows the product inside out.
We learned a lot and the manual is superb too; perfectly clear and simple. It’ll be great to rely on it to refresh our memory about what we’ve learned.
Excellent training session. Well communicated, great content, really interesting and beneficial.

Contact us

If you would like to inquire about our training services or schedule a training session, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].