Gurucul Wins Best Security Analytics Product in 2020 Fortress Awards

Annual Competition Identifies World’s Leading Companies that Keep Digital Assets Safe

LOS ANGELES – June 16, 2020 – Gurucul, a leader in unified security and risk analytics technology for on-premises and the cloud, today announced that Gurucul Unified Security and Risk Analytics has received the 2020 Fortress Cyber Security Award for security analytics. This prestigious annual industry awards program recognizes the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep data and electronic assets safe from cyber threats.

“As our society becomes more reliant on networks and data, Gurucul is providing critical capabilities that protect businesses so they can maintain the trust of customers,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer for Business Intelligence Group. “Our proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and identified Gurucul as a company whose achievements stand above those of its peers.”

“Winning the Fortress Cyber Security Award for best security analytics technology is further recognition for our innovations and the value we deliver to customers and third party service providers,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “Unique to this industry award program, winners are selected by a panel of business executives that evaluate companies based on their ability to mitigate risk, prevent data breaches and protect against financial losses. Predictive anomaly detection, advanced threat protection, and data-science driven security automation is in our DNA.”

The Gurucul Unified Security and Risk Analytics platform ingests and analyzes massive amounts of data on user/entity behaviors from virtually any data source, including the network, IT systems, cloud platforms, applications, IoT, social media, etc. It applies identity-centric, model-driven data science, machine learning, anomaly detection and predictive risk-scoring algorithms to identify not just anomalous behavior, but risk-scored activity indicative of security threats and fraud attempts. Gurucul’s accuracy and real-time alerting saves security analyst time and allows organizations to stop potential damage before it occurs.

About Gurucul

Gurucul is a global cyber security and fraud analytics company that is changing the way organizations protect their most valuable assets, data and information from insider and external threats both on-premises and in the cloud. Gurucul’s real-time Unified Security and Risk Analytics Platform combines machine learning behavior profiling with predictive risk-scoring algorithms to predict, prevent and detect breaches.  Gurucul technology is used by Global 1000 companies and government agencies to fight cyber fraud, IP theft, insider threat and account compromise as well as for log aggregation, compliance and risk based security orchestration and automation. The company is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.