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Cylance® and CylancePROTECT® Recognized for Innovation by Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and CDM InfoSec Awards

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Cylance Inc.

Cylance awarded Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and CylancePROTECT awarded Most Innovative Anti-Malware Solution

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, February 16 , 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company replacing traditional antivirus with AI powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, announced company and product recognition as Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company in the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and Most Innovative Anti-Malware Solution in the Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM) InfoSec Awards.

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security. Members of the information security community selected Cylance as the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company.

"Cybersecurity Excellence Awards' acknowledgment of Cylance further substantiates that our AI based approach is leading the way for next-generation endpoint protection," said Stuart McClure, co-founder and CEO at Cylance. "Applying true AI and machine learning sets us apart from industry competition, and we’re honored to be selected by the information security community as a leader in innovation."

After many months of review, a panel of leading independent information security experts selected CylancePROTECT® as Most Innovative Anti-Malware Solution in the 2017 CDM InfoSec Awards.

"The CDM InfoSec Awards' recognition of CylancePROTECT is fantastic recognition of our company as an innovator and confirms what we are doing is unique and highly effective in the fight against advanced threats," said Shaun Walsh, senior vice president of marketing at Cylance.

CylancePROTECT is a radically different technological approach to endpoint security that employs artificial intelligence to analyze the DNA of files before they execute. Cylance integrates a deep understanding of hackers and attack vectors with the most sophisticated artificial intelligence and algorithmic science in order to neutralize virtually all malicious files before they can execute.

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:

Cylance and CylancePROTECT are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Cylance Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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