UEBA Vendor Also Received Top Honors in SC Awards US Earlier this Year
LOS ANGELES––( BUSINESS WIRE)— Gurucul, the user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence company, today announced that it was named the Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection platform in the SC Awards Europe 2016. Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) was deemed superior to solutions from Exabeam, Interset, Splunk and Vectra Networks by information security professionals from major European and global brands in the banking, retail, airline, insurance and food and beverage industries, as well as government agencies. Winners were announced this week at the annual SC Awards Europe 2016 event in London.
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Identity has become the primary threat surface for data center and cloud apps. Detecting and preventing these attacks, by insiders or outsiders, requires the convergence of Identity Access Intelligence (IAI) and User Behavior Analytics (UBA). Gurucul combines IAI to reduce excess access rights and outliers that open the door to phishing and account compromise attacks, and UBA to perform user profiling and behavior anomaly detection to identify account abuse, hijacking and suspicious activity. The Gurucul GRA platform transforms identity from a poorly managed and often open attack surface to a reduced-risk security perimeter monitored with behavior analytics.
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Gurucul has won several other awards including the SINET 16 (twice), Gartner Cool Vendor and Cyber Defense Magazine’s Infosec Award. The company is the only vendor to meet all five use cases and the compliance and fraud qualifications in the Market Guide for User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) published by Gartner, Inc.
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Gurucul is changing the way enterprises protect themselves against insider threats, account compromise and data exfiltration on-premises and in the cloud. The company’s user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence technology uses machine learning anomaly detection and predictive risk-scoring 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 Gurucul.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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