Gurucul Wins 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Gurucul, a leader in behavior based security analytics and intelligence technology for on-premises and the cloud, today announced that its Gurucul Risk Analytics platform was named Best Analytics, User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) product in the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards.

.@Gurucul wins 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award for Best Analytics, User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) product.

This inaugural awards program by Business Intelligence Group identified the world’s leading companies and products that are keeping data and electronic assets safe from growing cyber threats. Industry executives in cyber security and information technology used a proprietary and competitive scoring methodology to judge the nominees and identify the winners.“Gurucul is pleased to have been recognized as the best analytics and UEBA product in the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “We pioneered the predictive security analytics category and continue to set the pace for innovation when it comes to detecting cross-channel fraud, insider threats and stealth attacks like account compromise. This award provides further validation for our technology and market leadership.”

“We are proud to name Gurucul a winner in our inaugural Fortress Cyber Security Awards program,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “It was clear to our expert judges that the entire group of 35 innovators and innovations are the tip of the peak helping to prepare, defend and respond to the growing threat of cyber attacks. Congratulations to all!”

Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) is a multi-use behavior based security analytics platform with an open architecture. It supports a choice of big data for scale, can ingest virtually any dataset for desired attributes and includes configurable prepackaged analytics. In addition, Gurucul Studio enables customers to create custom machine learning models to meet unique requirements without coding and minimal data science knowledge. GRA ingests and analyzes huge volumes of data generated when users access and interact with business applications, in both the data center and the cloud, to generate risk scores, identify security threats and prevent data breaches. The Gurucul platform has been successfully deployed by several government agencies and Global Fortune 500 companies.

About Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers. For more information, visit For information about the annual Fortress Cyber Security Awards, please visit

About Gurucul
Gurucul is a global cyber security 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 security analytics and intelligence technology 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 and account compromise. The company is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.