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Darktrace CEO Meets with Samsung SDS Cyber Security Vice President in Korea

Seoul, Korea
October 27, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has announced that its CEO, Nicole Eagan, will be meeting with Samsung SDS Vice President of Cyber Security, Sung Won Han, in Seoul today at the Samsung SDS headquarters.

Samsung SDS, the global IT services company part of Samsung Group, announced a strategic partnership with Darktrace in August. This flagship meeting will focus on the two companies’ joint collaboration in extending Enterprise Immune System technology throughout Korea, and explore new possibilities around security for Internet of Things technologies.

“It is an honor to be visiting Korea and be furthering our valued relationship with Samsung SDS. There is great awareness of today’s cyber security challenges in Korea, and Darktrace’s machine learning technology addresses these,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “Given the significant impact connected objects will have on security, we are excited to work with Samsung SDS to develop innovative cyber security solutions for IoT technologies.”

“We look forward to discussing the progress of our collaboration so far and developing future plans to expand the Enterprise Immune System across more organizations in the region,” said Sung Won Han, Vice President, Samsung SDS Cyber Security.

Darktrace has achieved over 600% revenue growth in its latest financial year, with over 1,500 global deployments of its Enterprise Immune System technology spanning all industry verticals, including healthcare, financial services, retail, transportation and manufacturing. The company now has over 330 employees and is headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, with a total of 22 global locations.

About Darktrace

Darktrace is a world-leading cyber-threat defense company. Its multi-award-winning Enterprise Immune System technology automatically detects and responds to emerging threats, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge. Without using rules or signatures, Darktrace models the ‘pattern of life’ of every device, user and network within an organization, identifying and mitigating cyber-threats before damage is done. Darktrace’s self-learning technology has been deployed globally and across all sectors, including energy, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services and healthcare. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, with over 20 global offices including London, New York, Milan, Mumbai, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.