Artificial intelligence based CylancePROTECT® listed among the top five technologies honored in both categories

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Cynthia Siemens
Director, PR and Communications
Cylance Inc.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, November 18, 2016 – Cylance® Inc, the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity through the use of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent threats and malware, has been named a finalist in two categories in the 2017 SC Awards. Its leading technology, CylancePROTECT, has been recognized as a finalist in both the “Best Enterprise Security Solution” and “Best Emerging Technology” categories. These categories honor the most cutting-edge, evolutionary solutions and technologies that have helped to strengthen the IT industry within the last two years.

“We’re genuinely honored to be named a finalist in two categories for the 2017 SC Awards,” said Stuart McClure, president and CEO of Cylance. “Our product, CylancePROTECT®, is revolutionizing the way that security teams can defend against the tsunami of new malware types and mutations hammering their networks each and every day. These two nominations further cement the work that we are doing at Cylance. Our ability to prevent even unknown malware from executing frees security teams to focus on higher-level work and truly sets us apart from the competition.”

Named by Gartner as the fastest-growing endpoint security company of the past decade, Cylance’s award-winning CylancePROTECT product suite has gained significant traction across all platforms, vertical markets, and company sizes. Cylance’s global presence has grown exponentially and companies are taking heed – CylancePROTECT provides the most effective solution to stopping advanced persistent threats and malware across the enterprise.

The SC Awards are among the information security industry’s most prominent honors. The awards recognize the best achievements of companies and information security professionals striving to safeguard their businesses, customers, and critical data in North America. Nominees are voted on by two panels of judges comprising a range of cybersecurity industry luminaries, including current and former CISOs, analysts, and academics, all members of SC Media’s audience. The winners of the awards will be announced on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in San Francisco, California.

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About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity to prevent the most advanced security threats in the world. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system. By coupling advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides technology and services that are truly predictive and preventive against the most advanced threats. For more information visit:

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