Security that thinks

Vectra continuously listens, thinks and learns. Adapting to the fast-changing malware threat landscape, Vectra instantly detects attacks at every phase as they are happening.


Detecting cyber attackers in every corner

The new S-series sensor enables Vectra to detect every phase of an active cyber attack across every location of your organization from far-flung remote sites to internal segments containing key assets.


Does your security think?

The Future of Cybersecurity Innovation is packaging the experience, skills and ingenuity of a top security "analyst as software" to detect cyberattacks as they happen.


Ever wonder what an attacker does inside your network?

Read the first industry report that studies what attackers did once they breach the perimeter security at financial, technology, legal and high-education organizations.


Detect insider threats proactively

Community Threat Analysis puts your organizations key assets at the center of real-time investigations of insider and targeted attacks.


Targeted attacks

Learn how targeted attacks work and how Vectra detects attacks that evade perimeter security, and protects users from targeted attacks for which signatures and reputation lists have very limited efficacy.




Up and running in minutes. Vectra learns everything it needs to know.


Continuous malware threat monitoring instantly identifies any phase of an attack.


The Threat Certainty Index™ ensures you address the highest malware threat first.


Learns new malware threat behaviors and adapts to your ever-changing network.


Big Data Sends Cybersecurity Back to the Future
1 April 2015

The main reason behind the rising popularity of data science is the incredible amount of digital data that gets stored and processed daily. Usually, this abundant data is referred to as "big data" and it's no surprise that data science and big data are often paired in the same discussion and used almost synonymously. More

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News & Media

Vectra Networks Earns Three Global Excellence Awards at RSA Conference; Honored for Delivering the Best Innovation in Enterprise Security
Vectra Press Release | 22 April 2015

Info Security Products Guide has named Vectra Networks as the winner of three distinguished awards in the 2015 Global Excellence Awards program. More

Winners of the 11th Annual 2015 Info Security PG's Global Excellence Awards
Info Security Products Guide | 22 April 2015

Vectra Networks, the leader in real-time detection of cyber attacks in-progress, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Vectra Networks as the winner of three distinguished awards in the 2015 Global Excellence Awards program. More

Vectra Networks Honored as Network Security Cutting Edge Award Winner in 3rd Annual 2015 Cyber Defense Magazine Awards Program
Vectra Press Release | 20 April 2015

Cyber Defense Magazine has named the Vectra Networks X-series as the winner of the 2015 Cutting Edge Award in the Network Security Solutions award category. More

Perimeter Security has Perfect Amnesia
Infosecurity Magazine | 20 April 2015

Perimeter security is designed to prevent the bad guys from getting into your network, but it is failing more and more frequently. It is designed to look at a group of packets, inspect them for threats, and immediately decide to either forward them on to their final destination or drop them. More

Vectra Networks Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2015
Vectra Press Release | 15 April 2015

Vectra Networks has been named one of 10 finalists for the RSA® Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest 2015, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year. More

Vectra Networks Earns Computer Technology Review MVP Award for Protecting Networks from Threats, Malware and Cyber Attacks
Vectra Press Release | 14 April 2015

Computer Technology Review (CTR) has named the recently announced Vectra S-series sensor as a 2015 Most Valuable Products Award winner. More

From Malware Atoms to Cybersecurity Chemistry
Security Week | 13 April 2015

As cyber attackers have evolved, they have become more patient, long-term and strategically focused on the key assets deep within a network. Instead of a smash-and-grab robbery performed at the time of infection, attackers have adopted a slow-and-steady approach to take full advantage of the access they gain after a successful infection. More

Are cyber-attackers stealing from inside your network?
Global Corporate Venturing | 9 April 2015

Use data science and machine learning to visualise the problem so security managers can see their biggest threats in a glance, rather than sift through mountains of data and performing hours and days of painstaking manual analysis. With security that thinks, security managers and their organisations can better leverage the human assets they have, making them better protected with criminals held at bay. More

Vectra Provides Pervasive Visibility & Analysis to Detect Cyber Attacks
EMA Blogs | 9 April 2015

Seeing the pervasiveness of the cyber infestation problem and understanding that total-environmental visibility is crucial in defense, Vectra developed the S-series sensor to expand the reach of its detection capability at a reduced cost of detection. More

CTR MVP Awards: Vectra S-series Sensor
Computer Technology Review | 1 April 2015

Vectra is the first to extend real-time cybersecurity to remote sites and internal segments to automate detection of all phases of an attack anywhere in an organization. Combining sensors with Vetra’s X-series platform allows customers to automatically see indicators of a cyber attack anywhere in the network without incremental investment in system analyst resources. More

Vectra Networks ships a new sensor for its attack-detection gear
Network World | 27 March 2015

Vectra Networks is rolling out a new appliance that gives its attack-detection gear better visibility into potentially malicious activity on corporate networks. More

Vectra Networks Receives Top EdTech Digest 2015 Award for Protecting Campus Networks from Threats, Malware and Cyber Attacks
Vectra Press Release | 26 March 2015

Vectra Wins Cool Tool Award in the Security/Privacy Solution Category for Delivering Comprehensive Threat Analysis and Real-Time Indicators of Attack throughout Universities’ BYOD Environments More

Network-based Threat Detection: Overcoming the Limitations of Prevention
Securosis | 25 March 2015

Organizations continue to invest heavily to block advanced attacks, on both endpoints and networks. Despite all this investment devices continue to be compromised in increasing numbers, and high-profile breaches continue unabated. Something isn’t adding up. More

Automated Breach Detection Sensors | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]
Ulitzer | 24 March 2015

There is a growing requirement for cybersecurity monitoring and detection across all sites of an organization because, as we have seen, attackers look to invade the network where security is the weakest. Monitoring and protection needs to extend deeper into internal segments where the majority of an attack occurs as the intruder spies, spreads and steals. More

Vectra Networks Protects Distributed Enterprise Blind Spots from Persistent Cyber Attacks
TechZone 360 | 24 March 2015

Vectra Networks, an innovator in solutions that enable IT to detect cyber attacks in real-time while they are in progress, has announced new capabilities that can provide the good guys the expanded visibility they desire and the bad guys something to think about. More

New Vectra S-Series sensor offers comprehensive threat analysis and real-time indicators of cybersecurity attack
Computer Technology Review | 24 March 2015

New Vectra S-Series sensor offers comprehensive threat analysis and real-time indicators of cybersecurity attack. The S-series sensor can be installed at any remote site – a retail store, a bank branch, or a healthcare clinic. Once connected, administrators configure the sensor via the Vectra cloud and essentially ‘forget’ the device. More

Vectra Networks Delivers Industry’s First Solution to Fully Protect Distributed Enterprise Blind Spots from Persistent Cyber Attacks
Vectra Press Release | 24 March 2015

Announcing the the industry’s first threat detection platform that extends automated real-time cybersecurity into all corners of an organization, including previous blind spots such as remote sites and internal network segments. More

Finalists announced for Innovation Sandbox at RSA Conference 2015
Help Net Security | 24 March 2015

RSA Conference announced that Vectra is one of 10 finalists for its annual Innovation Sandbox Contest. The competition is dedicated to encouraging out-of-the-box ideas and the exploration of new technologies that have the potential to transform the information security industry. More

Tech 10: Security Products For Data Protection, Email, Web Security
CRN | 17 March 2015

Rather than focusing on controlling sensitive data, Vectra concentrates on host connectivity and attempts to identify activity that appears to be reconnaissance, lateral movement and unusual data acquisition. More

EdTech Digest Awards Program 2015
EdTech Digest | 12 March 2015

In keeping with the mission of EdTech Digest, we are proud to share these cool tools, bold leaders and innovative trendsetters that we hope will inspire learners and leaders everywhere. More

Who Did Solution Providers Pick As Their Security Startup Standouts For 2015?
CRN | 9 March 2015

Jim Matteo, CEO of San Diego-based Bird Rock Systems, said his company is partnering early with Vectra Networks to detect the subtle processes that criminals use in all stages of an attack and maps the extent of the threat and its risk profile for incident responders. More

Rethink your cybersecurity strategy
SC Magazine | 2 March 2015

Security breaches are inevitable, and it's not the fault of the quality of your perimeter defense tools or your IT security staff. The problem is your fundamental approach. Here are four reasons to rethink a perimeter-focused approach to cybersecurity... More

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