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Gurucul Earns Gold for Fraud Prevention in Global Excellence Awards

Threat Analytics Platform Also Receives a Bronze Award for Innovations in Risk Management in 11th Annual Info Security Products Guide Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – May 11, 2015 – Gurucul, the identity-based threat detection and deterrence company, today announced that the Gurucul Threat Analytics Platform (TAP) earned two awards in the 11th annual Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Award competition. The company received Gold for Fraud Prevention and Bronze for Innovations in Risk Management. More than 50 judges across a broad spectrum of industries scored the nominees to determine this year’s leading security companies and best-in-class security technologies, and the people behind the innovations.

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“It is an honor to bring home a Gold Global Excellence award for best Fraud Prevention solution and a Bronze for Risk Management Innovation,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “Fraud is a concern in all organizations, but detection and prevention is no easy task. Gurucul’s patented User Behavior Analytics and machine learning technology enables companies to predict impending risks and take action before damage can be done.”

Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) continuously monitors hundreds of attributes to detect and rank the risk associated with anomalous behaviors. It identifies and scores anomalous activity across users, accounts, applications and, devices to predict risks associated with insider threats. By creating a behavior baseline using profile attributes from HR records, application logs, network logs, SIEM, access management systems, etc., Gurucul can detect behavior associated with acts of fraud, IT sabotage, data theft, and privilege access abuse. This identity-based approach combined with self-learning algorithms enables organizations to not only detect but also predict all manner of insider threats, fraud, attempted theft, and external cyber-attacks.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

About Gurucul

Gurucul is changing the way enterprises protect themselves against threats inside their IT infrastructures from employees, third-party providers and external intruders. The company’s user behavior analytics technology uses machine learning and predictive anomaly detection algorithms to anticipate, identify and prevent breaches. Gurucul technology is used globally by organizations to detect insider fraud, IP theft, external attacks and more. Gurucul is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit us at www.gurucul.com and follow Gurucul on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter (@Gurucul).

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