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Cylance Introduces AI-Powered Cloud Security Solution for AWS

KC Higgins
Cylance Media Relations

Cylance Secures Cloud Workloads in Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud Computing Environments    

IRVINE, Calif. – November 26, 2018 — Cylance Inc., the leading provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, today announced support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) with CylancePROTECT® for the cloud.

Cylance develops innovative artificial intelligence capabilities to detect and prevent malware from executing. The company’s award-winning CylancePROTECT® solution now supports AWS Linux to protect application instances running on cloud services infrastructure from cyber threats, and its proven AI techniques further extend to the Cylance AI-powered endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution CylanceOPTICSTM  to provide insight and threat hunting capabilities against those threats.

We are excited to make our AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions available to cloud computing environments,” said Stuart McClure, founder and chief executive at Cylance. “By approaching security with sophisticated machine learning techniques and offering scalable threat detection, response, root cause analysis, and threat hunting, Cylance helps prevent data breaches that impact the security of an organization’s data in the cloud.”

While nearly two-thirds of enterprise computing still occurs in on-premises data centers, analysts predict that 90 percent of organizations will adopt cloud hybrid strategies by 2020. Organizations with closed networks, private clouds, or limited connectivity face the challenge of protecting against cyber attacks across multiple environments using existing security resources.

“Endpoint security has evolved from signature-based malware scanning, detecting, and blocking to more advanced capabilities,” said Matthew Ball, principal analyst at Canalys. “AI on the endpoint is a game-changer for cybersecurity providers by enabling customers to implement hybrid-IT strategies that utilize both cloud and on-premises resources, while protecting the most vulnerable points in their extended networks. Without AI, securing customer data will become even more challenging as IT complexity increases.”

Cylance simplifies cloud security by utilizing an agent with a small footprint and with no configuration or signature-update needs. AWS re:Invent 2018 attendees can get a sneak peek at this exciting offering by joining Cylance Security Engineer Thomas Perniciaro for his session, Using Data Science to Secure Cloud Workloads on Wednesday, November 28, at 1:10 p.m. in the Pilvi Theater. Click here for more information.    

About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance develops artificial intelligence to deliver prevention-first, predictive security products and smart, simple, secure solutions that change how organizations approach endpoint security. Cylance provides full spectrum predictive threat prevention and visibility across the enterprise to combat the most notorious and advanced cybersecurity attacks. With AI-based malware prevention, threat hunting, automated detection and response, and expert security services, Cylance protects the endpoint without increasing staff workload or costs. We call it the Science of Safe. Learn more at    

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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