Niara Honored as Silver Winner in the 8th Annual 2016 Golden Bridge Awards® User Behavior Analytics – Innovations

27 Jul Niara Honored as Silver Winner in the 8th Annual 2016 Golden Bridge Awards® User Behavior Analytics – Innovations

Winners will be honored at the 2016 Red Carpet Golden Bridge Awards Ceremony in San Francisco on Monday, September 12, 2016

SUNNYVALE, CA – July 27, 2016 – Niara, a recognized leader in user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA), has earned the prestigious Silver status in the Golden Bridge Awards® for its behavioral analytics platform. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, best deployments, product management, public relations, marketing, corporate communications, international business, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, September 12, 2016 during the annual Red Carpet Golden Bridge Awards Ceremony.

Niara’s behavioral analytics platform leverages data from any source within the network and security infrastructure, applying unsupervised and supervised machine learning algorithms, statistical modeling and other analytics techniques to unearth security events that evade traditional solutions. Comprehensive UEBA modules create accurate behavior profiles for users and hosts, all working in unison to build entity risk profiles that identify and link anomalies to pinpoint malicious activity. Niara combines its analytics modules with layered forensics to provide an integrated platform that eliminates the need to pivot across multiple systems, allowing security teams to focus on the threats that matter.

“It’s an honor to be named a Silver winner in the User Behavior Analytics category by the Golden Bridge Awards,” said Sriram Ramachandran, CEO and co-founder, Niara. “Niara’s behavioral analytics platform has won a number of awards in 2016, which is a testament to our commitment to provide organizations with a platform that detects sophisticated attacks that regularly evade perimeter defenses.”

In 2016, Niara has been recognized as an Emerging Vendor by CRN for the second year in a row, named a Cool Vendor in the 2016 Cool Vendors in UEBA, Fraud Detection and User Authentication1 report by Gartner, Inc. and named as a silver winner in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® in the Insider Threat Detection and Solutions category and a bronze winner in the Startup of the Year – 2013 category. Niara was also selected for the Big 50-2016 report by the Startup 50, named a gold winner of the 2016 Global Excellence Awardsâ in Companies with Tomorrow’s Technology Today category and received the bronze award for the Startup of the Year category.

1Gartner “Cool Vendors in UEBA, Fraud Detection and User Authentication, 2016” by Andrew Walls, Brian Reed, Avivah Litan, Sandy Shen and Craig Lawson, May 2, 2016

About Niara
Niara’s behavioral analytics platform automates the detection of attacks and risky behaviors inside an organization and dramatically reduces the time and skill needed to investigate and respond to security events. The solution applies machine learning algorithms to data from the network and security infrastructure to detect compromised users, entities, and negligent or malicious insiders, reduce the time for incident investigation and response, and speed threat hunting efforts by focusing security teams on the threats that matter. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., the company is backed by NEA, Index Ventures and Venrock. For more information, visit

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at


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