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Darktrace Wins Microsoft ‘Security Trailblazer’ Award

Cambridge, UK
Thursday May 13, 2021

Darktrace, a leading autonomous cyber security AI company, today announced that it has been named ‘Security Trailblazer’ at the annual Microsoft Security 20/20 Awards.

The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation, integration, and customer implementation with Microsoft technology.

Darktrace’s self-learning artificial intelligence detects and responds to emerging cyber-threats, including ransomware, insider threat, advanced email phishing, and slow and stealthy cyber-attacks, across the digital enterprise. Thanks to its partnership with Microsoft, Darktrace AI for cyber security extends across Microsoft cloud environments, including Microsoft 365 and cloud applications like Azure Sentinel.

“The pandemic changed our perspective on work, home life, and security, presenting new challenges and new opportunities,” said Vasu Jakkal, CVP, Security, Compliance, and Identity at Microsoft Corp. “I am so proud of the way our industry partners responded with innovation, compassion, resilience and a determination to help protect people and organizations around the world. We are delighted to recognize the excellence of these leaders at the second annual Microsoft Security 20/20 awards.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace is a leading autonomous cyber security AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology. It provides comprehensive, enterprise-wide cyber defense to over 4,700 organizations in over 100 countries, protecting the cloud, email, IoT, traditional networks, endpoints and industrial systems.

A self-learning technology, Darktrace AI autonomously detects, investigates and responds to advanced cyber-threats, including insider threat, remote working risks, ransomware, data loss and supply chain vulnerabilities.

The company has 1,500 employees globally, with headquarters in Cambridge, UK. Every second, Darktrace AI detects a cyber-threat, preventing it from causing damage.