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11/13/2017
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Jai Vijayan
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Emerging IT Security Technologies: 13 Categories, 26 Vendors

A rundown of some of the hottest security product areas, and vendors helping to shape them.
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Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

Tools that enhance and automate threat prevention, detection, and response capabilities by independently 'learning' from existing and new data sets.

Vendor: Deep Instinct

Real-time protection against advanced persistent threats using deep learning, deep training, and predictive analytics.

Factors to Watch

  • Among first to apply deep learning to cybersecurity
  • GPU-based neural network and CUDA parallel computing platform for threat detection
  • Back by NVIDIA; recently closed $32 million Series B funding round

Key Executives: Co-founder and CTO Eli David is a leading expert in the field of computational intelligence. Heavily staffed with PhDs and Masters-degree holders in mathematics.

Founded: 2014

Vendor: Vectra

Automated AI-based hunting for in-progress attacks and incident response.

Factors to Watch

  • Playbooks for responding to in-progress attacks
  • Integration with Phantom security automation and orchestration; Five patents for AI-based threat hunting
  • Solidly venture backed with over $86 million in funding

Key Executives: President and chief executive officer Hitesh Sheth is a former chief operating officer at Aruba Networks.

Founded: 2010

Analyst Commentary: AI and machine learning are really capabilities that vendors are building into the products and do not quite constitute a separate category as yet. "They are just buzzords," Pescatore says. Lindstrom agrees.

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