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Principal Software Engineer in Austin, TX



$150K - $200K*


Software Development


8 - 10 years

Job Description

The Cognito platform from Vectra provides continuous, automated threat surveillance to proactively expose hidden and unknown cyberattackers that actively spread inside networks.

The genesis of Cognito is based on a simple principle for finding hidden threats: use an authoritative source of data and seek out the fundamental threat behaviors that cybercriminals can't avoid when they carry out an attack.

To do this, Cognito relies on the best source of truth during a cyberattack, network traffic, augmented with other relevant data sources. Only traffic on the wire – whether in private data centers, public clouds or enterprise environments – reveals the truth with complete fidelity and independence. Low-fidelity perimeter security only shows what you've already seen, not the hidden attacks that were missed.

Cognito delivers a far more efficient way of analyzing network traffic at scale. Instead of traditional payload inspection, it uses AI, machine learning and behavio

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Valid through: 2020-5-19

About Vectra Networks

Vectra Networks is a U.S. business headquartered in San Jose, California, whose products monitor internal network traffic to identify in real time cyber-attacks that are in progress. Investors include Accel Partners, as well as Khosla Ventures, IA Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Intel Capital and Juniper Networks. Customers that use Vectra products include Fortune 50 companies and enterprises from finance, healthcare, technology, retail and higher education verticals.
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