Gurucul Wins 2018 InfoSec Award at RSA Conference

Gurucul Risk Analytics Platform Named Most Innovative User Behavior Analytics Solution by Cyber Defense Magazine

LOS ANGELES–( BUSINESS WIRE)- Gurucul, a leader in behavior based security analytics and intelligence technology for on-premises and the cloud, today announced Gurucul Risk Analytics was named Most Innovative User Behavior Analytics solution in the Cyber Defense Magazine 2018 InfoSec Awards. Winners were announced last week during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, highlighted in the annual print edition that was distributed at the conference, and posted online at

“Gurucul was selected from nearly 3,000 companies globally as the Most Innovative User Behavior Analytics solution at the RSA Conference this year,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine. “The Gurucul Risk Analytics platform goes beyond traditional rule, signature and pattern-based solutions, by using data science and identity analytics to detect multi-channel threats and fraud that would otherwise appear to be normal behavior.”

“Being selected Most Innovative User Behavior Analytics solution in this year’s Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards is another proof point for Gurucul’s technology leadership in a security category we pioneered,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “Gurucul Risk Analytics is a proven, mature, security analytics solution that is deployed worldwide by Fortune 500 enterprises and major government agencies. We continue to push technology further to solve real-world security challenges.”

Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) is a multi-use UEBA platform with an open architecture. It supports an open 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.

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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.

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April 25, 2018 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time