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Vectra was nominated among all industry leaders for addressing security challenges over the past 12 months.

Vectra AIa leader in AI threat detection and response for hybrid and multi-cloud enterprises, today announced its nomination as a finalist in the Security Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year category. Microsoft Security Excellence Awards.

Vectra allows Microsoft customers complete their Microsoft 365 protection beyond the Secure Defender Scoreenhance their Security Operations Center (SOC) capabilities and prevent attackers from gaining a foothold through its tight integration with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Microsoft Azure Sentinel.

“Millions of organizations use Microsoft and its suite of productivity and collaboration tools daily, making it an obvious and prime target for attackers” says Michael Porat, Senior Vice President, Corporate & Business Development at Vectra. “Over the past few years, we have launched several innovative solutions to provide Microsoft customers with recommendations for reducing the attack surface, greater visibility and better control of their environments. cloudsfrom data centerofAzure AD and of M365, helping security teams block and isolate attacks as effectively as possible. We are honored to be nominated by Microsoft for this award, and continue to work together towards this common goal: to prevent and stop malicious activity. »

At the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards, taking place June 5, 2022, Microsoft will recognize finalists in 10 categories, honoring trailblazers, innovators, service providers, and changemakers. Formerly known as the Microsoft Security 20/20 Awards, this is the third year Microsoft has recognized partners for outstanding work in security. All finalists are members of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of solution vendors and managed security service providers (MSSP) who have integrated their offers with those of Microsoft.

“The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) has grown into a vibrant ecosystem of the world’s most effective and trusted security vendors” said Maria Thomson, head of MISA. “ Our members share Microsoft’s commitment to working together within this community to improve our customers’ ability to predict, detect, and respond to security threats more quickly. We are thrilled to honor our incredible Microsoft Security Excellence Awards finalists and recognize their achievements over the past year. »

MISA was created to bring leaders from Microsoft, ISVs, and MSSPs together to work together to defeat security threats and make the world a safer place. MISA members with Microsoft will vote to select the winners of the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards, which will give them the opportunity to distinguish their peers for outstanding work done with their mutual customers.

Additional Resources

· Vectra Sentinel Solution

· Vectra Cognito Threat Detection and Response

· Vectra Sensor & Stream for Azure

· Cognito Detect for O365

About Vectra AI

Vectra® is a leader in threat detection and response for hybrid and multi-cloud enterprises. The Vectra platform uses AI to quickly detect threats across public cloud, identities, SaaS applications, and data centers. Only Vectra optimizes AI to detect attackers’ methods – the TTPs at the heart of all attacks – rather than simplistically alerting to “different”. The resulting high-fidelity threat signal and clear context enable security teams to respond to threats faster and stop attacks in progress faster. Organizations around the world trust Vectra to ensure their cybersecurity resilience against dangerous cyberthreats and to prevent ransomware, supply chain compromise, impersonation and other cyberattacks from impacting their their activities. For more information, visit


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