White Papers

Darktrace Global Threat Report 2017

This exclusive report outlines nine unique cyber-threat scenarios that were identified by Darktrace in enterprise and industrial networks in 2017. In each case study, traditional security tools failed to detect the attacks, which used sophisticated or novel methods to infiltrate the network perimeter. All threats were contained without significant damage to the organization.

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.

Enterprise Immune System White Paper

This white paper discusses the challenges of the threat landscape, the limitations of legacy security approaches, and Darktrace's new approach to cyber defense.

Machine Learning: A Higher Level of Automation

This white paper focuses on the rapid development of automation, and discusses new approaches to cyber security based on machine learning. Learn how Darktrace’s unique approach utilizes genuinely unsupervised machine learning techniques to detect the most subtle cyber threats.

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.

Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems: A New Approach

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.

Detecting the Threat Within: The Real Challenge of Insider Threat

This white paper addresses the growing challenge of insider threat. Learn why good practise is not always good enough in an age of interconnected businesses, global supply chains and porous boundaries, and how a new perspective is required to tackle the problem in a practical and meaningful way.

Darktrace and the UK NIS Directive

This white paper explains how OES organizations in the UK that deploy Darktrace's Industrial Immune System will be able to conform to the EU's NIS Directive, the obligations of which must be fulfilled by May 2018.

Darktrace Discoveries: Global Threat Case Studies 2016

This report showcases six real-world case studies describing attacks in customer networks over the last year. For each case, the report describes the abnormal behavior Darktrace found, the apparent objective behind the threat and the potential risks that were prevented by our Enterprise Immune System.

Data Sheets

Using the Threat Visualizer: A Practical Guide
Darktrace Service Plans
Darktrace Antigena: Product Overview
Darktrace for Cloud, Hybrid and Virtual Networks
Darktrace for Mergers & Acquisitions
Industry Spotlight: Cyber Defense for Energy & Utilities
Industry Spotlight: Cyber Defense for Financial Services
Industry Spotlight: Cyber Defense for Retail & e-Commerce
Cyber Defense for the Telecommunications Industry
Darktrace and SIEMs
Enterprise Immune System: What’s New in Version 3
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.

Case Studies

Major Risk Management Company
Global Sporting Goods Manufacturer
Leading Investment Manager
Maritime Electrical Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing
Gibraltar’s Leading Vehicle Supplier
Leading Billing and Payment Provider
British International Airport
Premier Provider of Digital Payment Solutions
UK Real Estate Investment Trust
Legislative Governing Body
Global Contract Manufacturing Organization
Major US Television Broadcaster
Leading UK Energy Saving Organization
Canadian Energy Distribution Company
British Transport Group
Leading Transportation Company
Medical Technology Company
Global Financial Services Company
Leading Korean Insurance Company
Leading Outdoor Footwear Retailer
Global Technology Company
British Smart Grid Company
Pioneer of Digital Credential Management Services
Leading UK Reinsurer of Terrorism Risk
Leading Digital Service Provider
Media Content Company
Online Car Rental Service
British Military Charity
Leading UK Law Firm for Pensions & Retirement Savings
Leading International Manufacturer
Leading Scottish Accountancy Firm
Premier Provider of Public Safety Software Solutions
Global Furniture Manufacturer
World’s Largest Manufacturer of Dried Fruit
Leading Healthcare Provider
Canadian Telecommunications Solutions Provider
Independent International School
Leading Manufacturer of High-Energy Microbatteries

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.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks
Hear Director of IT Matthew Berg describe how Darktrace became “another member of the team” at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks thanks to its ability to autonomously detect emerging threats.
Heritage Education Funds
Doug Topalovic, the Vice President of IT at Heritage Education Funds, discusses how he uses Darktrace to keep critical client data safe.
City of Las Vegas
Michael Sherwood, CIO of City of Las Vegas, explains how implementing Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System with its autonomous defense capability fundamentally transformed their cyber security posture.
City of Westland, Michigan
Hear how Dan Bourdeau, the CIO for the City of Westland, uses Darktrace as a “truth platform” giving his security team unbiased threat detection across the entire digital estate.
TruWest Credit Union
As a prominent US credit union, TruWest was faced with a number of challenges when securing its network and critical digital assets against cyber attackers. With the threat landscape evolving rapidly, and the cost of breaches rising, TruWest security chief Chris Sprague discusses how Darktrace gave his team a new way of approaching cyber security.
Livingston County
Rich Malewicz, Chief Information Officer for Livingston County, explains how Darktrace’s advanced threat detection and autonomous response capabilities has augmented his team, reduced costs and made the county safer.
ZPower is a leading manufacturer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries. According to Nitin Arneja, Director of Information Systems, “Darktrace provided more visibility and better anomaly detection capabilities than any other tool on the market”.
Scott Clark, Associated VP of IT & Information Security, explains how Inphi, a leading provider of high-speed data movement interconnects, relies on Darktrace to detect and respond to threats across the digital enterprise.
Bunim/Murray Productions
With thousands of BYOD users, Bunim/Murray Productions faced a constant challenge with users not realizing they were bringing malicious software into the corporate environment. Gabe Cortina, VP of Technology, explains how Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System provides the visibility and understanding to defend the enterprise.
Metropolitan Pathologists
MetroPath's IT Director Jimmy Geelhar explains how MetroPath have renewed confidence in its security stack’s ability to fight back against in progress threats thanks to Darktrace's unique 'immune system' approach.
Sacker & Partners LLP
Danny O'Connor, Head of IT at Sacker & Partners LLP, discusses why he relies on Darktrace's unique immune system approach to defend his network from cyber-threats.

Industry Analyst Reports

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

We all know that cyber-attacks are not a matter of if, but when. For that reason Darktrace Education offers a curriculum and training service that allows you to rapidly learn how to use and get the maximum value from the Enterprise Immune System. With a global team of experienced instructors and subject matter experts, our mission is to deliver the best possible learning experience.

Training courses

Our education services reinforce formal classroom instruction with extensive hands-on practical experience. The majority of the training is in a workshop environment following preset lessons that challenge the trainee, aid them during the learning process and accelerate the knowledge transfer.

Our first course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive guide to using Darktrace’s award-winning Threat Visualizer interface. In just one day, network security and compliance teams will feel empowered to use this fully featured application and gain unprecedented real-time visibility of their network.

Duration: 1 day

The Threat Intelligence Reporting course is designed for security professionals that need to learn how submit regular Threat Intelligence Reports (TIRs) to the Chief Information Security Officer. Leveraging the Enterprise Immune System’s powerful machine learning and AI algorithms, participants will use the Threat Visualizer as a platform to carry out detailed Threat Hunting techniques and learn the craft of creating TIRs that highlight prioritized risks to the organization.

Duration: 1 day

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.

Duration: 2 days

Course delivery

At Darktrace Education, we offer the following training delivery options:

Online training

Online training allows your staff to participate in the training from their local office or workplace. This option is ideal if your security team is in multiple geographic locations and you want to reduce the time and expense of organizing a training session. All they need to do is put on a headset and get online to attend the training session with a live instructor.

On-site training

On-site training is conducted by a certified Darktrace instructor at your chosen site (subject to adequate on-site training facilities). This training option is most convenient when your team members are located in the same region.

Course development and feedback

Our instructors conduct themselves with absolute professionalism, deliver training with enthusiasm, and are respectful to students and their needs at all times. At the end of each training course, we gather in-depth feedback from our students in order to continuously optimize and develop our training courses. With that in mind, please bookmark this page to check on updates to our curriculum. 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].