MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Datavisor today announced that it now protects more than one billion accounts around the world. This major milestone caps off a hugely successful 2016, with a number of new marquee clients secured across financial services, social and mobile, the opening of a new office in China and expansion of the team.

Datavisor is the only fraud and financial crime detection service utilizing unsupervised big data analytics to identify attack campaigns and dramatically improve detection accuracy. There is no need to develop or constantly update rules or models in order to stay ahead of criminals as they modify their attack techniques in the attempt to evade detection.

Key milestones for the Company in 2016 include:

  • Unparalleled Threat Insight - Datavisor now analyzes more than 500 trillion events, detecting more than 50 million malicious accounts and protecting more than one billion accounts.
  • China Expansion - Datavisor expanded operations into China, opening a regional office in Beijing to provide additional local support for customers in China and reaffirming Datavisor’s commitment to solving global fraud and financial crime. Datavisor has made an immediate impact in China, securing some of the world’s largest Internet properties.
  • Key Customer Wins - Datavisor expanded its customer base to include major financial institutions as well as social and mobile brands including Pinterest, a platform used by more than 150 million people every month to get more creative in their everyday lives and Glu Mobile, a top global dev & publisher of free-to-play mobile games.
  • Expanded Executive Team and Doubled Headcount - Datavisor announced key executive hires including veteran sales leader Paul Patterson joining as vice president of sales and doubling the core Datavisor team headcount in 2016.
  • Award-Winning Technology - Datavisor was named a 2016 SINET 16 Innovator, recognizing it as one of the most innovative cybersecurity technologies of 2016 by the Security Innovation Network (SINET). The company was also named a finalist for “Best Tech Startup” in the Silicon Valley Timmy Awards.

“The fact that Datavisor protects one billion accounts is an incredible milestone for us and a fitting way to end what has been a banner year for the company,” said Yinglian Xie, CEO and co-founder, Datavisor. “In 2017, we will continue this momentum, increase our traction in financial services, and continue to provide unparalleled fraud and financial crime detection to our customers.”

About Datavisor
Datavisor is the leading fraud and financial crime detection service utilizing unsupervised big data analytics to identify attack campaigns before they conduct any damage. Datavisor protects some of the largest organizations in the world. For more information, visit www.datavisor.com.