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Cylance® Named in the CRN Security 100 List

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Cylance Inc.

Company Recognized as One of the 20 Coolest Endpoint Security Vendors

Irvine, California, March 10, 2016 - Cylance®, the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity through the use of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent threats and malware, today announced that it has been recognized in the 2016 Security 100 list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This project recognizes the coolest security vendors in each of five categories: Endpoint Security; Identity and Access Management and Data Protection; Network Security; SIEM and Threat Detection; and Web and Application Security. 

The companies in CRN's Security 100 have demonstrated creativity and innovation in product development, as well as a strong commitment to delivering those offerings through a vibrant channel of solution providers. 

In addition to recognizing security technology vendors for outstanding products and services, the Security 100 list also serves as a valuable guide for solution providers trying to navigate the IT security market. The list aids prospective channel partners in identifying the vendors that can best help them improve or expand their security offerings. 

CRN recognized Cylance for its continued attention from investors, as well as its groundbreaking math- and artificial intelligence-based approach to preventing cyber attacks. The company’s OEM agreement with Dell Security and strong, productive relationships with channel partners were significant contributors to its selection for this honor. 

“We’re very pleased to be recognized for our contributions to the field of security technology,” said Stuart McClure, president and CEO of Cylance. “It’s a strong validation of the Cylance artificial intelligence approach to cyber attack prevention, which has been proven to be not just cool, but incredibly effective. The eager adoption of CylancePROTECT® by the market and the enthusiasm of our valued channel partners fuel our commitment to continue innovating and continue protecting endpoints around the world.”

“Security solutions are more essential than ever to the health and sustainability of every business, large or small,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “The frequency and complexity of IT security threats have vastly increased in recent years, requiring rapid innovation and an incisive, forward-thinking defense strategy. The importance of having expertly secured networks, software, hardware, applications and databases cannot be overstated. Our Security 100 list honors those tech suppliers at the forefront of this field for their contributions to the advancement of the channel and to the IT market at large.”

The Security 100 list will be featured in the April 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance is the only company to offer a preventive cybersecurity solution that stops advanced threats and malware at the most vulnerable point: the endpoint. Applying a revolutionary artificial intelligence approach, the Cylance endpoint security solution, CylancePROTECT®, analyzes the DNA of code prior to its execution on the endpoint to find and prevent threats others can’t, while using a fraction of the system resources associated with endpoint antivirus and detect and respond solutions that are deployed in enterprises today. For more information visit:

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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