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Verizon to buy Yahoo for $4.48 billion

SC Magazine, 21 February 2017

"There's an assumption that if breached organizations are sufficiently instrumented, they can detect breaches, track attackers' activities and enumerate precisely what data they had access to," says Vectra CSO Günter Ollmann. Unfortunately, most organizations aren't sophisticated enough to identify this level of threat activity.

Cyber attacks could seriously affect M&A discussions

Computer Weekly, 21 February 2017

“The revised Verizon-Yahoo deal highlights that security is a strategic issue and needs to be included as part of any M&A due diligence," says Vectra CSO Günter Ollmann. "Likewise, cyber attacks offer the opportunity for motivated external parties to damage M&A target organization’s reputation and thus market value.”

The cyberhacking to come

The Washington Times, 19 February 2017

Vectra CEO Hitesh Sheth says cybersecurity vandalism is no longer the monopoly of a few kooks in basements or major power intelligence agencies from Russia, China or Israel. And America is no longer the main target. Europe is the next arena in sight this year, targeting political as well as government and corporate databases.

UK officially opens National Cyber Security Centre

Continuity Central, 15 February 2017

“Part of the UK’s renewed and refinanced cybersecurity effort involves taking the fight to the attackers," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director. "Amid growing perceived threats to the nation’s critical IT infrastructure, a good offensive needs to be paired with a rapid defensive position.

Nine security startups worth watching in 2017

SDxCentral, 14 February 2017

Vectra applies machine learning to extract data from the network, distilling that information, and doing something useful with it. It is among the new wave of security companies that detects attacks in progress. To do this Vectra keeps a watch and gathers data based on everything in the network, keeping a real-time record of the activity.

UK ushers in a new era with National Cyber Security Centre

SC Media, 14 February 2017

Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director, says that while the NCSC's role is welcome, the private sector needs to up its game: “As critical national infrastructure finally gets the attention it needs, the private sector must play its part or the overall effort will amount to little if a full scale cyber attack befalls key services – public or otherwise.

National Cyber Security Centre opened by the Queen

Infosecurity, 14 February 2017

“A good offensive needs to be paired with a rapid defensive position," says Matt Walmsley, Vectra EMEA director. "The onus is now on the industry to respond to central government strategy and ensure they have the training, processes and technologies in place to enable them to reduce the risks and impact of cyber attacks.”

Versteckte Cyberattacken innerhalb von AWS aufdecken

NetzPalaver, 13 February 2017

Vectra Networks,verkündet einen Durchbruch in Sachen Datacenter-Security. Die Experten für IT-Sicherheit haben einen Ansatz entwickelt, mit dem sich versteckte Cyberattacken innerhalb von Amazon-Web-Services (AWS) aufdecken lassen, die bislang nicht aufgespürt werden konnten.

Machine learning in cybersecurity: What is it and what do you need to know?

Computerworld, 10 February 2017

"What machine learning offers is the ‘many-eyes' option,” explains Günter Ollmann, chief security officer at Vectra Networks. "You can use machines to observe the network continuously in real time, and correlate that across hundreds of millions, to trillions, of events on a daily basis.

Vectra Networks sichert Amazon Web Services

Data Center Insider, 10 February 2017

Durch die Nutzung von künstlicher Intelligenz und der Integration der Gigamon Visibilty Platform ist es Vectra gelungen, versteckte cyberattacken bei Amazon Web Services automatisch aufzudecken. Vectra CTO Oliver Tavakoli erklärtwie den Sicherheitsexperten dieser Durchbruch gelungen ist und welche Rolle dabei der Einsatz von AI spielt.