New Vectra AI platform: Hybrid attack detection & response

Vectra AI has introduced an AI platform with insights and automated analysis that aims to offer real-time attack intelligence and combat hybrid attacks

Vectra AI has announced the Vectra AI Platform which is designed to help organisations set up extended detection and response (XDR) models.

This aims to integrate security alerts from Vectra AI’s public cloud, identity, SaaS and network solutions with alerts from an organisation’s existing tools.

The company has said that the platform will let security analysts harness AI to analyse the behaviour of cyber criminals and automatically prioritise security resilience as a result. Ultimately, the hope is that this platform will improve individual and business resilience against cyber attacks that have become increasingly sophisticated.

Threat detection as a responsible AI use case

Organisations and government bodies are now consistently championing ‘AI for good’ as more businesses seek to develop ethical and responsible AI programs. Most recently, The Frontier Model Forum was formed to help advance research into AI safety and share knowledge with policymakers and academics to advance responsible AI development.

As a company, Vectra AI consistently aims to offer AI-driven threat detection and response for cloud, data centres, IoT and enterprises. Founded in 2010, the company exists solely to implement AI in cybersecurity software. 

Key features of the Vectra AI Platform include leveraging large language models (LLMs) to provide analysts with a more simple way to gather context of an attack.

In a post COVID-19 world, more companies have shifted to hybrid or remote working platforms within multi-cloud environments. Therefore, threat detection and response has needed to become more complex to keep up with bad actors.

AI to assist businesses improve their hybrid work environments

Vectra AI has stated that the Vectra AI Platform will enable security teams to move at the speed of modern hybrid attackers to identify behaviour that other tools cannot. Vectra AI Attack Signal Intelligence harnesses patented AI to automate threat detection, triage, and prioritisation across hybrid cloud domains. 

It aims to do this by zeroing in on attacker behaviour and learning the unique environment of the customer to better distinguish between malicious and benign events to eliminate 80% of alert noise.

In addition, the platform will better prioritise entities across domains based on urgency and save analysts more than three hours per day of alert triage, according to Vectra AI. It is the hope that security teams will be able to accelerate investigation and response workflows with more sophisticated investigations that all security analysts can work with.

This all-abilities approach could serve cyber workplaces well, given an ever-increasing skills gap within the cybersecurity sector. 

“The current approach to threat detection and response is fundamentally broken, as more organisations shift to hybrid environments and security teams continue to face increasing cloud complexity, alert fatigue, and analyst burnout,” said Hitesh Sheth, president and CEO of Vectra AI. 

“As the pioneer of AI-driven threat detection and response, our best-in-class platform delivers the most accurate integrated signal across the hybrid Enterprise to make XDR a reality at speed and scale.”


******

For more insights into the world of Technology - check out the latest edition of AI Magazine and be sure to follow us on LinkedIn & Twitter.

Other magazines that may be of interest - Technology Magazine | Cyber Magazine

Please also check out our upcoming event - Sustainability LIVE in London on September 6-7 2023.

******

BizClik is a global provider of B2B digital media platforms that cover Executive Communities for CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, Sustainability Leaders, Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders, Technology & AI Leaders, Cyber Leaders, FinTech & InsurTech Leaders as well as covering industries such as Manufacturing, Mining, Energy, EV, Construction, Healthcare + Food & Drink.

BizClik – based in London, Dubai, and New York – offers services such as Content Creation, Advertising & Sponsorship Solutions, Webinars & Events.

Share

Featured Articles

Alteryx Industry-First AI Copilot Sees New Era of Analytics

Alteryx unveils AiDIN Copilot, the first AI assistant that chats with users to build data analysis workflows

Tamr’s Anthony Deighton: Integrating AI into Enterprise Data

AI Magazine speaks with Anthony Deighton, General Manager of Data Products at Tamr, about the power of AI and how it can be harnessed to transform data

IBM and Tech Mahindra Seek to Power Up Gen AI Adoption

Both tech giants are partnering to harness the power of IBM's watsonx to help enterprises accelerate Gen AI adoption and offer new governance capabilities

NASA's First Chief AI Officer Shows AI's Value Cross Sector

AI Strategy

OpenAI: A Look at the AI Trailblazer’s Leadership Landscape

AI Strategy

Who Are Microsoft's LLM Contemporaries?

Machine Learning