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Cylance® Expands its Board with Three New Leaders To Drive Next Phase of Company's Growth

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Cylance adds Kirk Arnold, Michael Capellas, and Joe Maglione to Board of Directors

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, March 14, 2018 - Cylance Inc., the company that continues to revolutionize the antivirus and endpoint protection industry with AI powered prevention that blocks advanced cyberattacks, including fileless attacks, malware, advanced persistent threats, and zero-day attacks, today announced the addition of three new members to the board of directors: Kirk Arnold, Michael Capellas, and Joe Maglione.

"We are humbled by our new board additions and their support for our vision. Cylance continues to prove that AI can predict and prevent attacks before they ever start, thereby lowering complexity and cost, and truly preventing tomorrow’s attacks today," said Stuart McClure, Chairman and CEO of Cylance. "This board expansion brings diversity, and new capabilities and perspectives that will be pivotal in guiding us along our high-growth path."

Kirk Arnold is an experienced CEO and independent board member with a history of leadership in information technology software and services. Ms. Arnold most recently served as CEO at cloud-based applications managed services firm, Data Intensity, LLC, where she drove significant global growth for the company. In addition to serving on multiple boards and advisory committees, she is a lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she teaches entrepreneurial sales and advanced ventures in the MBA program.

Michael Capellas has spent a lifetime leading and building global technology organizations as CEO, President, and Chairman of a number of public and private enterprises, including First Data, MCI, Hewlett-Packard, and Compaq Computer Corporation. He most recently served as Chairman and CEO of VCE, a cloud computing joint venture between Cisco, EMC, and VMWare. He brings extensive expertise in strategy, product development, sales and finance, as well as in managing complex transactions and organizational challenges, such as mergers and acquisitions. He currently serves on multiple corporate boards, including Cisco, Flextronics, Mulesoft, JDA Software, and Solace.

Joe Maglione is the lead independent board member for Cylance’s audit committee. He is currently a partner at Deloitte, where he has served for over 40 years. During his tenure, he has worked with a variety of technology companies, from venture-backed startups to larger later-stage companies in Silicon Valley, including Blackhawk Networks, Flextronics, McAfee, NetApp, Palm, and Silicon Graphics. Mr. Maglione has authored two publications for Deloitte, "Financing Business Growth" and "Buying and Selling a Business." He also updated two other Deloitte publications, "Raising Venture Capital" and "Strategies for Going Public."

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. 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:


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