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Darktrace Supports Cyber Security Challenge UK

Joins Forces with the Challenge’s Trusted Community of Organizations to Tackle the Cyber Talent Shortage
Cambridge, UK
September 14, 2017

Darktrace, the world leader in AI technology for cyber defense, has today announced its sponsorship of Cyber Security Challenge UK, a not-for-profit organization that aims to bolster the national pool of cyber skills.

Cyber Security Challenge UK runs national competitions, learning programs, and networking initiatives designed to identify, inspire and enable appropriately skilled individuals to pursue careers in cyber security. As a sponsor, Darktrace demonstrates its commitment to the Challenge initiative and will be providing financial resources and technical expertise to support the Challenge in achieving its aims and objectives.

The support of organizations like Darktrace is invaluable to the Challenge,” said Nigel Harrison MBE, acting Chief Executive, Cyber Security Challenge UK. “Darktrace, along with our other sponsors, is leading the way in tackling the cyber talent shortage, helping to find a solution to one of the country’s most pressing issues.”
Addressing the cyber skills shortage is instrumental to strengthening the nation’s cyber resilience,” said Poppy Gustafsson, CEO EMEA, Darktrace. “It is vital that organizations and individuals work together to tackle this issue, and we are proud to support Cyber Security Challenge UK, helping them in this mission.”

About Darktrace

About Darktrace

Darktrace is the world’s leading machine learning company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, the Enterprise Immune System uses AI algorithms to automatically detect and take action against cyber-threats within all types of networks, including physical, cloud and virtualized networks, as well as IoT and industrial control systems. A self-configuring platform, Darktrace requires no prior set-up, identifying advanced threats in real time, including zero-days, insiders and stealthy, silent attackers. Headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has 24 offices worldwide.