Gurucul Wins Platinum 2018 ASTORS Homeland Security Award


Company Recognized for Best User & Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA)
Solution, a Cyber Security Category It Pioneered and Continues to Lead

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EYGurucul, a leader in behavior based
security and fraud analytics technology for on-premises and the cloud,
today announced it was named the Best User & Entity Behavior Analytics
(UEBA) Solution in the American Security Today 2018 ‘ASTORS’
Homeland Awards.

“The Gurucul GRA platform enables government agencies and Fortune 500
companies managing national infrastructure to protect their assets
against the most hard to detect threats including malicious insiders as
well as compromised hosts and accounts using behavior analytics,” said
Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “We are pleased to have been recognized by
the Homeland Security Awards as the top UEBA solution and for our
contributions to national security.”

The annual ‘ASTORS’ awards honor distinguished solutions that deliver
enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of
government, homeland security, enterprise and public safety markets.
Nominations were evaluated by a panel of experts for technical
innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category,
overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry
technologies, and application feasibility outside of the industry.
Gurucul will be profiled in a special Champions Edition of American
Security Today
in December.

“The United States is increasingly focusing on protecting IT/cyber
security networks, and government and security professionals are calling
on innovative companies like those honored with 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, to
help them do so,” said Michael Madsen, co-founder and publisher of American
Security Today

About Gurucul Risk Analytics

The Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) platform ingests and analyzes massive
amounts of data on user and entity behaviors from virtually any data
source, including the network, IT systems, cloud platforms,
applications, IoT, social media, etc. It applies identity-centric,
model-driven data science, machine learning, anomaly detection and
predictive risk-scoring algorithms to identify not just anomalous
behavior, but risk-scored behavior indicative of security threats.
Gurucul has the industry’s largest machine learning library with more
than 1300 models, which allows GRA to detect unknown threats in
real-time. GRA’s accuracy and real-time alerting saves security analyst
time and resources and allows organizations to stop potential damage
before it occurs.

About the 2018 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security
Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking
security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers
have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and
keep our Nation safe. The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an
overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of
corporate and government nominations received. For more information,
follow on Twitter and Facebook.

About Gurucul

Gurucul is a global cyber security and fraud analytics company that is
changing the way organizations protect their most valuable assets, data
and information from insider and external threats both on-premises and
in the cloud. Gurucul’s real-time security analytics and fraud analytics
technology combines machine learning behavior profiling with predictive
risk-scoring algorithms to predict, prevent and detect breaches and
fraud. Gurucul technology is used by Global Fortune 1000 companies and
government agencies to fight cyber fraud, IP theft, insider threats and
account compromise. The company is based in Los Angeles. To learn more,
visit and follow
us on LinkedIn
and Twitter.


Marc Gendron
Marc Gendron PR


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