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Cylance® Chief Security and Trust Officer to Speak at MIT Sloan CFO Summit

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World’s Leading One-Day Summit Will Explore Balanced Chaos

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, November 6, 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized the antivirus industry with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, announced that Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer, will be a featured speaker on the "Cybersecurity for the CFO" panel at the 2017 MIT Sloan CFO Summit, the nation’s premier CFO event, on Thursday, November 16, 2017. This year’s theme is "Balanced Chaos" and Mr. Harkins is one of an elite group of presenters from a wide range of industries. To register for the Summit, click here.

The 15th annual Summit is a unique opportunity for 500 of the nation's top chief financial officers and senior financial executives to learn and discuss high-level strategies and practical insights relevant to financial decision makers. This year's outstanding speakers include CFOs from JetBlue, Silicon Valley Bank, UBS and many more.

"I’m pleased to be a part of MIT’s Sloan CFO Summit in its fifteenth year running," said Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance. "This is a great event for CFOs to learn the latest breakthroughs for security, and why it’s important for them to be champions for security at their organizations."

"Today’s CFO is required to juggle a variety of objectives effectively, now more than ever before," said Jeremy Seidman, Co-Chair of the MIT Sloan CFO Summit. "From mastering strategic uses of technology to identifying the drivers that affect critical operations decisions, this premier Summit will empower attendees to understand and achieve the right balance."

In addition to Malcolm Harkins’ session, Summit highlights (click here for full agenda) include:

  • Luncheon session: "From Chaos to Calm" with The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Johnson, Gina Mastantuono of Ingram Micro and Stephen J. Priest of JetBlue. The panelists will review their strategies for managing uncertainty, and their solutions for offering clarity and forward progress.
  • Break-out panels: "The Right Stuff," "Cybersecurity: How much is too much?," "Starting Up," "Predictive Analytics," and "Industry Shmindustry."

About the MIT Sloan CFO Summit

The MIT Sloan CFO Summit is the nation’s premier CFO event. Each year, the event offers a day of cutting-edge programming that addresses the changing role of the CFO. The event is rich with opportunities for practical education and peer networking in a time-efficient format. The summit is part of the CXO Series produced by the MIT Sloan School of Management, one of the world’s leading academic sources of innovation in management theory and practice, and the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association. The annual events are organized 100% by alumni volunteers. By promoting the MIT philosophy of "mens et manus," or "mind and hand," they are able to bring together the academic research from MIT Sloan with today’s corporate financial leaders.

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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