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SecureLink partners with Vectra AI to power real-time detection of stealthy cyberattacks

Vectra Cognito® AI platform selected to power new SecureDetect Network managed detection and response services

SecureLink today announces the immediate launch of its SecureDetect Network service. This cutting-edge Managed Detection and Response (MDR) capability is ideal for organizations requiring real-time detection and response to hidden cyberattacks and AI-assisted threat hunting.

“Our research shows an increase in adversaries hiding in legitimate business processes,” explained Thomas Fetten, SecureLink chief executive officer. “These tactics are used, for example, in advanced extortion schemes and espionage. The impact of these attacks is often higher than traditional ones. That’s why our customers have a growing appetite to weed out these ‘unknown unknowns,’ and to respond quickly and effectively. This has driven the development of SecureDetect Network. We’re tremendously excited to partner with Vectra in solving some of the connected world’s most pressing issues.”

SecureDetect expands SecureLink’s existing MDR services, which have already gained recognition in Gartner’s Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services*. Gartner forecasted that “15% of enterprises will consume MDR services by 2020.” 

AI-powered network detection and response doesn’t rely on signatures or require endpoint client software, and is non-disruptive to deploy. This makes it ideally suited for managed service deployments like SecureDetect. After extensive competitive testing, SecureLink selected the Vectra Cognito AI platform on which to build its new service.

“Perimeter defences alone cannot stop cyberattackers from getting inside an organisation’s network,” said Vectra CEO Hitesh Sheth. “That’s why enterprises are now investing in AI-driven threat detection and response services. We’re thrilled to partner with SecureLink with our Cognito AI platform to help enterprises detect and respond faster to advanced cyberattacks and reduce their business risk.”

Thomas Fetten adds “these issues require cutting edge technology, combined with the industry’s best, to deliver the service. With the SecureDetect Network, powered by Vectra AI, organizations propel themselves into the next security maturity level.”


*Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services. Published 11 June 2018 – ID G00334680, Toby Bussa, Kelly Kavanagh, Sid Deshpande, Craig Lawson, Pete Shoard.

About SecureLink

SecureLink is Europe’s premier, award winning, cyber security company. Active since 2003, they’ve rapidly grown beyond the continent. From 15 offices in 8 countries, they build a secure connected world. Over 700 experts, thought leaders and all round great professionals are dedicated to delivering unrivalled infosec value for over 1300 customers. With processes that are proven and certified, SecureLink combines innovation, the benefit of scale, with a unique local touch. True to their core values, they’re easy to do business with, passionately independent, and always speaking your language. 

About Vectra

Vectra® is transforming cybersecurity with AI. Its Cognito® platform automates network threat detection and response while empowering threat hunters to find hidden attackers in data center and cloud workloads as well as user and IoT devices. Cognito correlates threats, prioritizes hosts based on risk and provides rich context to empower incident response with existing security systems, reducing the security operations workload by 36X. The company has been issued 10 U.S. patents with 11 patents pending for cybersecurity applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Vectra is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and has European regional headquarters in Zurich. For more information, visit


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