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Darktrace Launches Antigena Cyber AI Response Modules

500 Companies Trust AI to Fight Back Against Cyber Threats in Seconds

Cambridge (UK) and San Francisco
Tuesday March 12, 2019

Darktrace, the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense, has today announced new Antigena AI Response modules that fight back autonomously, no matter where a threat may emerge.

Expanding beyond network response, the new modules include Cloud (AWS & Azure), Email (Office365), and SaaS applications. Whether faced with a social engineering campaign, compromised cloud credentials, or account hijacking, Antigena can respond and neutralize the attack in seconds.

These newly-released modules have received an enthusiastic response from Darktrace’s customers. Numerous organizations, including Trek, Entegrus Powerlines, Gray, Gray & Gray, and the City of Las Vegas, are utilizing the Email Response Module to detect and stop a wide variety of advanced threats. The new Antigena modules have thwarted a number of serious threats:

  • Supply chain attack: An attacker that impersonated a trusted contact at a supplier in order to infiltrate the target organization
  • C-suite attack: A CFO was hacked, and observed logging in from US and Hong Kong simultaneously in SaaS and Office365
  • Email attacks: Default email security tools missed 76% of phishing attacks that Antigena stopped

“These new modules further enhance Antigena’s capabilities, enabling us to stop email and cloud attacks in real time,” commented Matt Wood, Global Information Security Manager at Trek. “You can’t have humans fighting the attackers – threats simply move too fast. Darktrace AI fights back on our behalf, buying valuable time back for the team and enabling us to focus on more strategic tasks.”

“There’s a significant difference between automating the steps in a playbook versus Cyber AI Response that makes decisions and takes action,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO, Darktrace. “This unique machine-fights-back capability now extends beyond networks to Cloud, Email, and SaaS. No one else does this and we have 500 Antigena customers to validate that it works well in the real world.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace is the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense. With thousands of customers worldwide, the AI-powered Enterprise Immune System is trusted to detect and fight back against cyber-attacks in real time. The self-learning AI defends the cloud, SaaS, corporate networks, IoT, email, and industrial systems against cyber-threats and vulnerabilities, from insider threats and social engineering, to stealthy and silent attacks. Darktrace has over 800 employees and 40 offices worldwide. It is headquartered in San Francisco, and Cambridge, UK.