Darktrace

artificial intelligence/machine learningcybersecuritythreat identification

FOUNDING YEAR: 2013
LOCATION: United Kingdom
Last Update: 01/05/2020

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About

Darktrace has developed an Enterprise Immune System that leverages AI algorithms to imitate the human immune system to help enterprise networks fight cybercrimes. The self-learning approach is a non-consumer application of machine learning that works at scale across all network types from physical, virtualized, and cloud to IoT and industrial control systems. Till date, Darktrace has identified threats in over 5,000 networks which include zero-days, insider threats, and stealthy attacks.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

It offers a range of products: Darktrace Industrial: It utilizes machine learning To detect cyberthreats and vulnerabilities within OT environments like SCADA and other industrial control systems. It also helps security professionals to gain oversight of their systems by providing them real-time visibility across industrial and enterprise networks. This helps them to understand and allocate their resources. Darktrace Enterprise: The platform detects, classifies, and visualizes cyberthreats within an enterprise by building its own builds its own interpretation of what ‘normal’ behavior looks like within an enterprise. It can also detect emerging threats like insider threat, low-and-slow attacks and automated viruses like ransomware in real time. Darktrace SaaS: The platform detects and classifies cyberthreats in SaaS applications. The self-learning technology detects threats and anomalous behavior in SaaS applications, including Salesforce, Dropbox, and Office 365. The platform seamlessly interacts with SaaS applications via HTTPS requests, which allows processing and monitoring of user interactions in real time, whether they originate inside the network or from remote locations. Darktrace Antigena: Darktrace Antigena is an autonomous response technology that responds autonomously to in-progress cyberthreats. It adopts a proactive approach and fights back against in-progress cyberattacks in real time. Darktrace Cloud: The platform detects and classifies cyberthreats in the cloud. The system is compatible with major cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.

MAIN CLIENTS

Ipreo

Scott-Moncrieff

Pool Re

British Land

Blackhawk Network

Billtrust

QUI! Group

DNK

CreaCard

Macrosynergy

Aspect Capital

Drex

Track

Keen

etc.

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

Darktrace's partners range from small consulting organizations with intelligence backgrounds and subject matter expertise to traditional value-added-resellers (VARs)

managed security service providers (MSSP) and technology partners that offer solutions that complement Darktrace’s solution. Its major partners are BT

Telstra

Optiv

Context

AGC

Ixtel

GSX

M.Tech

CNS

etc.

COMMENT

Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System uses AI algorithms that mimic the human immune system to defend enterprise networks of all types and sizes. Its self-learning approach is the first non-consumer application of machine learning to work at scale across all network types, from physical, virtualized and cloud, through to IoT and industrial control systems.

Traction

TRACTION COMMENT:

By applying its unique, unsupervised machine learning, Darktrace has identified 30,000 previously unknown threats in over 2,000 networks, including zero-days, insider threats, and subtle, stealthy attacks.

People

FOUNDERS

Poppy Gustafsson

Nicole Eagan

Jack Stockdale

Dave Palmer

Emily Orton

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

501-1000

INVESTORS:

Insight Partners

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

SoftBank

Summit Partners

Vitruvian Partners

KEY EMPLOYEES:

Nicole Eagan(CEO); Poppy Gustafsson(CEO)

COMMENT:

Insight Venture Partners, KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.), Summit Partners, Invoke Capital Partners

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$294.5 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Jul 2017

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES A  · $18 M  · Mar 2015

SERIES B  · $22.5 M  · Jul 2015

SERIES C  · $129 M  · Jul 2016

SERIES D  · $75 M  · Jul 2017

SERIES E  · $50 M  · Sep 2018

LISTED

NO

BASICS

FOUNDING YEAR:

2013

LOCATION:

United Kingdom

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LATEST FUNDING ROUND

$295 M

TOTAL EMPLOYEES
501-1000

About

Darktrace has developed an Enterprise Immune System that leverages AI algorithms to imitate the human immune system to help enterprise networks fight cybercrimes. The self-learning approach is a non-consumer application of machine learning that works at scale across all network types from physical, virtualized, and cloud to IoT and industrial control systems. Till date, Darktrace has identified threats in over 5,000 networks which include zero-days, insider threats, and stealthy attacks.

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