Darktrace Federal Announces Appointment of Former US Marine and Senior CIA Officer as CEO

Darktrace Federal Accelerates Cyber ​​AI to Defend US Government National Security

NATIONAL PORT, Maryland, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Darktrace Federal, Inc. (“Darktrace Federal”), a division of Darktrace plc (“Darktrace”), a global leader in AI for cybersecurity, today announced that it has appointed Marcus Fowlerformer US Marine and senior CIA officer, as Director General.

Darktrace launched Darktrace Federal in March 2022 and since then has continued to advance its mission to serve the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), federal civilian agencies, and national critical infrastructures to bolster their defenses with self-powered AI. learner. Darktrace Federal will provide mission resilience, scale and accelerate zero-trust implementations, and proactively defend against zero-days, insider threats, and supply chain compromises. In addition to defending on-premises and cloud computing and OT environments, Darktrace’s email security technology will serve as the foundation for federal entities to disrupt targeted impersonation and account takeover attacks. and social engineering.

Since its inception, Darktrace Federal has focused on the following key areas:

  • Deploying products based on Darktrace’s advanced self-learning technology on-premises and achieving FedRAMP certification for email security and cloud deployments. For FedRAMP, Darktrace Federal is establishing Impact Level-5 and GCC High to protect federal, DoD, and IC civilian environments.

  • Provide technical demonstrations of Darktrace’s self-learning AI-based approach to cybersecurity to federal government critical infrastructure agencies.

  • Using the DoD’s new contract funding vehicle, Darktrace executed to enable rapid deployment with DoD and federal civilian agencies and partners.

Marcus FowlerCEO of Darktrace Federal, said, “At such a critical time in our nation’s history, as nation-state cyber aggressors actively conduct operations to dominate cyberspace, we aim to empower the U.S. government to be one step ahead of attackers to neutralize stealth and sophisticated threats in their infancy. I am honored to lead the Federal Darktrace team and bring Darktrace’s proven artificial intelligence technology to Federal customers. »

Patrick Gonzalezformer US Air Force and US Space Force contracts manager, who is a member of Darktrace’s Federal Advisory Board and brings with him extensive experience in government acquisitions and contracts, said, “After a long career in this area, I am delighted to see such a high level of interest so soon after the launch of Darktrace Federal. I am proud that we are taking the necessary steps to do business with the federal government and will continue to work hard to respond to demand and ensure that Darktrace Federal is on the right path to contract vehicles.”

For Darktrace Federal inquiries or contract vehicle references, please contact Sally GrantVice President of Darktrace Federal

Grant stresses, “We stand ready to support the cyber defenses of the US government. The speed and scale of modern cyber threats demand that AI empower human cyber defenders. We are here to support cyber analyst teams under attack from machine-driven cyber warfare.

About Darktrace Federal, Inc.

Darktrace Federal, Inc. is the US federal division of Darktrace plc (DARK.L). Darktrace plc is a global leader in cybersecurity AI, providing world-class technology that protects over 6,800 customers worldwide against malicious threats. Darktrace Federal applies the Self-learning AI to enable unsupervised machine learning to defend itself and respond to nation-state attacks.

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