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GuruCul Recognized as a Gartner "Cool Vendor"

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LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- GuruCul, an industry leading provider of Identity-Centric Behavioral Risk Intelligence, flag shipped by their GuruCul Risk Analytics(TM) platform and it's Actionable Risk Intelligence(TM) announced that it has been recognized as a "Cool Vendor" with domain expertise in Identity Analytics & Intelligence (IAI) in Gartner's Cool Vendors in Identity and Access Management, 2014* report.

Gartner identifies a "Cool Vendor" as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful and intriguing. According to Gartner, "Innovations in identity and access management (IAM) are being driven by contextual access control based on social identity, identity development kits that can be connected to the Internet of Things functionality, and identity intelligence derived from big data*". GuruCul is one of three vendors recognized in this space as a "Cool Vendor".

"We are extremely excited that Gartner recognized GuruCul as a Cool Vendor" says Saryu Nayyar, CEO and Founder of GuruCul. "We believe this is a big milestone and it reinforces our mission of innovation in building disruptive technology in the Security Intelligence space that proactively manages insider and outside threat".

GuruCul Risk Analytics (GRA) platform has a proven track record of providing a 360° view of an organization's risk landscape by consolidating and correlating human and machine profile data with activity, access and alerts data from defense-in-depth security solutions. "Using behavior profiling, contextually-aware algorithms, advanced security analytics and unique Self-Audit(TM) capability, GRA's self-learning platform provides Actionable Risk Intelligence(TM)," continues Nayyar, "reducing the time and cost of finding, validating and remediating threats."

About GuruCul
GuruCul is a premier security risk intelligence provider, featuring GuruCul Risk Analytics (GRA), an Identity-Centric Behavioral Risk Intelligence platform. GRA is a big data enabled, Human and Machine Security Analytics solution providing Actionable Risk Intelligence(TM). GuruCul products improve risk, threat, and compliance postures by applying a unique identity-centric approach of correlating identity, activity, and access information to provide actionable data and prioritized alerts. GuruCul has developed the industry's most advanced context-aware algorithms for behavior risk profiling and analyzing trends to detect threats and anomalous behavior. The GuruCul Risk Analytics platform (GRA) helps organizations efficiently prevent insider threat and fraud and protect intellectual property and regulated information.

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Media Contact
Andrew Tsui
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Andrew.Tsui@gurucul.com

* Gartner "Cool Vendors in Identity and Access Management, 2014" by Ray Wagner, Earl Perkins, Neil MacDonald, Published May 2, 2014.

Media Contact: Andrew Tsui, GuruCul Solutions, 408.314.7054, andrew.tsui@gurucul.com

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