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Darktrace Wins Gold at the 2015 American Business Awards

Gold Stevie® Winner of International Data Protection and Security Solution
Cambridge, UK
September 14, 2015

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the New Product and Product Management category at the 13th annual American Business Awards ceremony in San Francisco on September 11.

More than 3,300 nominations were submitted this year for consideration across all categories. Darktrace was nominated in the category New Product or Service of the Year - Software - International Data Protection and Security Solutions.

Darktrace was founded in 2013 by mathematicians and machine learning specialists together with leading intelligence experts from the UK government. Its flagship solution, the Enterprise Immune System, is inspired by the principles of the human immune system and represents a fundamental change in mitigating risk from cyber threats. Powered by machine learning and mathematics, Darktrace’s self-learning technology is uniquely capable of learning ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ behaviors within organizations of all sizes, in order to detect in-progress cyber-attacks.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 200 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process. “We are extremely impressed with the quality of the entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “To those outstanding individuals and organizations that received Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards, the judges and I are honored to celebrate your many accomplishments. You are setting a high standard for professionals nationwide.”

“Receiving a Gold Stevie is a great achievement and recognizes our efforts in establishing an entirely new approach in cyber defense,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace. “We are extremely proud to be acknowledged by the American Business Awards for the best International Data Protection And Security Solution.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie winners who were announced on September 11 are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the US and all US-based organizations are eligible to compete. The Stevie Award trophy is one of the business world's most coveted prizes and has been given out since 2002 to recognize accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide.

About Darktrace

Named ‘Technology Pioneer’ by the World Economic Forum, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading cyber threat defense companies. Its Enterprise Immune System technology detects previously unidentified threats in real time, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, which analyze the behavior of every device, user and network within an organization. Some of the world’s largest corporations rely on Darktrace’s self-learning appliance in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation. The company was founded in 2013 by leading machine learning specialists and government intelligence experts, and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, with global offices in London, Paris, Milan, Singapore, Tokyo, New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., Boston, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto, Auckland and Melbourne.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.