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Cylance® CEO Stuart McClure Honored as CEO of the Year in the 2017 Info Security PG's Global Excellence Awards and Company Wins Gold for Innovation in Next Generation Security

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Cylance is also Silver Winner for Best Overall Security Company of the Year and Bronze Winner for Executive of the Year for its Chief Security and Trust Officer, Malcolm Harkins

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, February 15, 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company replacing traditional antivirus with AI powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, announced that Info Security Products Guide has awarded the company with four Global Excellence Awards, including:

  • CEO of the Year, Stuart McClure - Gold
  • Innovation in Next Generation Security - Gold
  • Best Overall Security Company of the Year - Silver
  • Executive of the Year, Malcolm Harkins - Bronze


The security industry celebrated its 13th Annual 2017 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry, including products, people behind the successes, and best companies. More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2017 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner attended by the finalists, judges, and industry peers in San Francisco on February 13, 2017.

"Info Security Products Guide’s recognition of Cylance's product and executive leadership further validates that our AI based approach is best-in-class and breaking the traditional molds of the cybersecurity industry," said Stuart McClure, co-founder and CEO at Cylance. "The team at Cylance has produced a ground-breaking technology for the industry, has attracted talent from countless Fortune 500 companies, and we're thrilled to be honored in four categories this year."

During a time of rapid growth and industry recognition, Cylance was recognized with a mix of company, product, and executive leadership awards this year, setting the company apart from industry competitors. This news comes on the heels of Cylance's appointment of its new President and COO, Daniel Doimo, which will continue to expand Cylance's executive expertise.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research reports that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

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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