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Greg Silberman to manage data privacy during rapid growth
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, February 6, 2018 - Cylance Inc., the company that revolutionized the antivirus and endpoint protection industry with true AI powered prevention that blocks malware, fileless attacks, and today’s most advanced cyberthreats, today announced the promotion of Greg Silberman to Chief Privacy Officer. As Chief Privacy Officer, Greg will oversee the implementation and enforcement of practices that manage data in accordance with the Cylance’s Privacy Principles with the goal of making Cylance a leader in the artificial intelligence and security industries with respect to employee and customer privacy.
As a lawyer, Greg has over 20 years’ experience working with companies to develop solutions to address complex business and legal issues at the intersection of intellectual property, privacy, and information security.
Prior to joining Cylance in 2016, he was a partner in the Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Protection practice group in the Silicon Valley office of Jones Day. Earlier in his career, Greg served as Intellectual Property Counsel at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
"Greg has a unique skill set and deep understanding of both the legal and technology fields, which makes him the ideal candidate to lead our data privacy efforts," said Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance. "As we build a global security platform and rapidly expand into the future and new global markets, Greg will help ensure our mission to protect every computer, person, and device under the sun."
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 artificial intelligence and machine learning with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentalCylance 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. Built on a breakthrough predictive analysis process, the Cylance AI Platform serves as a foundation for innovative, AI-driven security products to address critical attack vectors. The company’s flagship product, 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: www.cylance.com
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