Gurucul Wins Three Cyber Security Awards at RSA 2016

Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards Recognize Company for User Behavior Analytics, as well as Insider Threat Prevention and Detection

SAN FRANCISCO , RSA Conference, – Gurucul, the user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence company, today announced that it has been honored with three cyber security awards in the 4th Annual Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards competition, announced annually at the start of the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Gurucul was named a winner in three categories:

    • Best of Breed User Behavior Analytics Solutions for 2016,
    • Best Insider Threat Prevention Solution for 2016, and
    • Hot Company for Insider Threat Detection Solutions for 2016.

Gurucul will demonstrate the Gurucul Risk Analytics platform at RSA Conference 2016 Booth #S2415.

“We are honored to have been recognized by Cyber Defense Magazine with three awards in this coveted annual competition,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “These accolades further validate the value our identity-based, big data approach to user behavior analytics provides for detecting and preventing insider threats and account hijacking. Unlike traditional UBA products, Gurucul is the only solution that spans and protects both on-premise and cloud with hybrid architecture.”

“After months of review across a competitive landscape by our panel of leading independent information security experts, Cyber Defense Magazine is pleased to honor Gurucul in three categories,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, and Cyber Defense Magazine. “Some of the best INFOSEC defenses come from innovative vendors like Gurucul who think outside of the box.”

Gurucul has built a disruptive technology for detecting and preventing all types of insider threats and account compromise, both on premise and in the cloud. Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) combines big data user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence technologies with machine learning anomaly detection and predictive risk scoring algorithms to reduce the attack surface for user accounts and devices, prevent unnecessary access rights and privileges, and identify and prevent breaches. For more information on Gurucul Risk Analytics, please visit: gurucul-risk-analytics

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About Gurucul
Gurucul is changing the way enterprises protect themselves against cyber fraud, insider threats and external intruders on-premises and in the cloud. The company’s user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence technology uses machine learning and predictive anomaly detection algorithms to reduce the attack surface for accounts, unnecessary access rights and privileges, and to identify, predict and prevent breaches. Gurucul technology is used globally by organizations to detect insider threats, cyber fraud, IP theft, external attacks and more. The company is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.