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Innovative New Features Strengthen Immune System

Enhanced Detection, Collaboration and Reporting Features, and Better Integration
Cambridge, UK
January 7, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has announced a host of new features to improve Darktrace’s powerful detection capabilities and improve usability and integration.

Powered by unsupervised machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, Darktrace is world-renowned for using innovative new technology to help defend against fast-moving threats inside the network. Its Enterprise Immune System has been boosted by a range of new features that make it easier to integrate with other tools, facilitate collaboration and cyber investigations, and improve its fundamental, self-learning detection capability.

Darktrace 2.4 includes the following features:

  • Enhanced threat detection – improved accuracy in detecting subtle internal threats, due to new automatic calibration of anomaly detection components, clustering-based algorithms and a novel application of extreme value theory.
  • Darktrace API – configurable data input, including log or event data, full integration with third-party workflows or dashboards, including SIEMs, and new alert outputs, including to email, syslog alerts and Common Event Format (CEF).
  • Incident Case Management – intuitive drag-and-drop feature allows organizations to manage, track and collaborate on cyber-incidents within the Threat Visualizer interface, and automatically generate threat reports, allowing for an investigation-centric audit trail.

“Darktrace continues to invest heavily in novel research and development, conducted by our machine learning and mathematics specialists in Cambridge, which fundamentally delivers new value to our customers,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “These new features make the Enterprise Immune System easier to use and deploy, help support compliance, and ultimately enhance the central power of our machine learning algorithms to detect new and evolving threats, all the time.”

Darktrace 2.4 is now available to Darktrace customers. For more information, visit www.darktrace.com/immunesystem.

About Darktrace

Named Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum 2015, 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, including offices in Auckland, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington D.C.