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Vectra AI (formerly TraceVector and Vectra Networks) is a company that specializes in applying artificial intelligence to automate real-time cyberattack detection and response in the cloud, data center, and enterprise infrastructures. Its flagship product, the Cognito platform, accelerates threat detection and investigation using artificial intelligence to collect, store, and enrich network metadata with the right context to detect, hunt, and investigate known and unknown threats in real-time. Vectra offers three cloud-based applications on the platform to address high-priority use cases.

HQSan Jose, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)459(+3%)
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Key People/Management at Vectra AI

Hitesh Sheth

Hitesh Sheth

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Oliver Tavakoli

Oliver Tavakoli

Chief Technology Officer
Jennifer Geisler

Jennifer Geisler

Chief Marketing Officer
Marc Gemassmer

Marc Gemassmer

Chief Revenue Officer
Howie Shohet

Howie Shohet

Chief Financial Officer
Willem Hendrickx

Willem Hendrickx

SVP International
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Vectra AI Office Locations

Vectra AI has offices in San Jose, Austin, Cambridge and Dublin 1
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
550 S Winchester Blvd #200
Austin, TX, US
Stone Creek II, 11921 N Mopac Expy #100b
Cambridge, MA, US
245 Main St
Dublin 1, IE
The Chq Building, Custom House Quay
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Vectra AI Financials and Metrics

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Vectra AI total Funding

$352.7 m

Vectra AI latest funding size

$130 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Vectra AI investors

Vectra AI's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $130 m. In total, Vectra AI has raised $352.7 m. Vectra AI's latest valuation is reported to be $1.2 b.
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Vectra AI News and Updates

Vectra AI picks up $130M at a $1.2B valuation for its network approach to threat detection and response

Cybersecurity nightmares like the SolarWinds hack highlight how malicious hackers continue to exploit vulnerabilities in software and apps to do their dirty work. Today a startup that’s built a platform to help organizations protect themselves from this by running threat detection and response at th…

Threat detection startup Vectra AI raises $130M on unicorn valuation of $1.2B

Artificial intelligence-driven threat detection and response startup Vectra AI Inc. announced today it has raised $130 million in new funding to expand its platform and expand into new markets. The round was led by funds managed by Blackstone Growth and a number of existing investors. Notably, the …

AI-powered cybersecurity platform Vectra AI raises $130M

Vectra AI, an AI-powered cybersecurity platform, raised $130 million in a funding round that values the company at $1.2 billion post-money.

Vectra AI Announces Integration with Chronicle's Security Analytics Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA CONFERENCE: Vectra, the leader in network detection and response, has joined the Chronicle Index Partner program as part of a broader industry effort to help customers improve visibility of and response to cyber threats. Chronicle's global...

Vectra Networks identifies financial sector as on track to face cyber attacks

Today, cyber security specialist Vectra Networks, announced the findings of a report revealing the most prominent threats targeting thirteen different industries. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Vectra AI Blogs

Ransomware Recovery | How to Recover From Ransomware | Vectra AI

Wondering how to recover from ransomware? Learn how to detect threats earlier on to prevent ransomware attacks from happening with Vectra’s Cognito Platform.

Why IDPS Lacks the Capability to Detect Modern Attacks

Learn how IDPS is ill-equipped to detect what is known as lateral movement, east-west traffic, or simply attackers moving around inside your deployments due to reliance on signatures and being deployed at the network perimeter.

Expanding Vectra Lockdown Capabilities With Defender ATP

Our integration with Microsoft Defender ATP lets you perform Host Lockdown on Microsoft Defender ATP hosts.

Using Vectra Network Metadata to Find Attacker Tools and Exploits

Attack tools and techniques can change over time, but attack behaviours remain a stable indicator of attackers within the network. Using attack behaviour as a high-fidelity signal allows you to take action quickly to stop attacks or prevent further damage.

Vectra Integrates AI-driven Network Threat Detection and Response With AWS VPC Ingress Routing

Vectra now integrates with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Ingress Routing and that our AI platform is currently available in the AWS Marketplace.

T-Mobile Breach: Evaluating the Outcomes

T-Mobile investigates a hacker who claims to breach data of 100 million customers. See what possible outcomes this could result in for the telecoms company.
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Vectra AI Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vectra AI founded?

    Vectra AI was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Vectra AI key executives?

    Vectra AI's key executives are Hitesh Sheth, Oliver Tavakoli and Jennifer Geisler.

  • How many employees does Vectra AI have?

    Vectra AI has 459 employees.

  • Who are Vectra AI competitors?

    Competitors of Vectra AI include Darktrace, Swimlane and LogRhythm.

  • Where is Vectra AI headquarters?

    Vectra AI headquarters is located at 550 S Winchester Blvd #200, San Jose.

  • Where are Vectra AI offices?

    Vectra AI has offices in San Jose, Austin, Cambridge and Dublin 1.

  • How many offices does Vectra AI have?

    Vectra AI has 4 offices.