Global leader in cyber security.

Company type



IT / IT Consulting / Software


Cambridge UK, San Francisco USA


Poppy - CEO

A heritage of innovation

Founded and headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Darktrace was started by mathematicians and cyber defense experts in 2013. The company was the first to develop and commercialize AI for cyber security, under the leadership of CTO Jack Stockdale OBE. The software engineering team has twice been recognized by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s prestigious innovation prize, the MacRobert Award in 2017 and 2019.

Preventing disruption

Darktrace’s mission is to empower organizations to stop the disruption that cyber-threats can cause, across digital infrastructures everywhere. Amid a constantly changing threat landscape, Darktrace AI enables organizations of all industry sectors to build up resilience against novel attacks, by autonomously learning their ‘digital DNA’.

Trusted by thousands

Some of the world’s largest organizations, including providers of critical national infrastructure, financial services companies, technology and healthcare providers, media corporations, and educational institutions, rely on Darktrace’s Self-Learning AI to defend their people, data and infrastructure from whatever is around the corner. Darktrace’s customer base spans more than 100 countries.

Deep dive into their world

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  • International presence

    40 countries