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Darktrace Secures Spot on CNBC Disruptor 50 List

World Leading Cyber AI Company Selected from Over 900 Nominees
San Francisco
May 22, 2018

Darktrace, the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense, has today announced that it has been named as one of CNBC’s Disruptor 50, a ranked list of the most ambitious and innovative companies representing breakthrough ideas from all over the world.

Modeled on the human immune system, Darktrace’s technology is the broadest deployed enterprise AI with over 5,000 installations. Starting with protecting corporate networks, Darktrace has broadened its offerings to now include cloud, industrial networks and autonomous response. This has further driven the company’s footprint in the market and revenue growth.

AI cyberattacks will be almost impossible for humans to stop. As the battlefield shifts to corporate networks, cloud, and critical infrastructure, Darktrace is playing an instrumental role in detecting and stopping even the stealthiest attacks,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “Our inclusion in the CNBC Disruptor 50 list is both rewarding and humbling.”

The CNBC Disruptor 50 features companies that are questioning traditional approaches, and leveraging new methods to disrupt billion-dollar markets. The CNBC Disruptor 50 was selected by CNBC and CNBC.com editorial staff using a proprietary blend of quantitative and qualitative information submitted by the 981 nominated companies. Disruptor 50 data partners PitchBook and IBISWorld provided additional quantitative input. CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Advisory Council, a group of 52 leading thinkers in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship, weighted the quantitative criteria and provided additional analysis of qualitative information.

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About Darktrace

About Darktrace

Darktrace is the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense. Created by mathematicians, the Enterprise Immune System uses machine learning and AI algorithms to detect and respond to cyber-threats across diverse digital environments, including cloud and virtualized networks, IoT and industrial control systems. The technology is self-learning and requires no set-up, identifying threats in real time, including zero-days, insiders and stealthy, silent attackers. Named on Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ 2018 ranking, Darktrace is headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, and has 650+ employees in over 30 offices worldwide.