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Cylance® Named to Forbes Cloud 100 List For Third Consecutive Year

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Cylance Inc.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, September 13, 2018 - Cylance Inc. the leading provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, for the third consecutive year has been named to the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world.

“Cylance is proud to be named again to the Forbes Cloud 100 List, which validates our mission to break through the highly competitive security market with our prevention-first philosophy, ” said Stuart McClure, Cylance founder and chief executive. “The cloud revolution has been vital to building our AI-based platform, which is capable of preventing the most notorious and advanced cyberattacks.”

As part of the rigorous selection process for the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100, Bessemer Venture Partners received submissions from the top cloud startups. The Forbes Cloud 100 judging panel, including top public cloud company CEOs, reviewed the data to select, score and rank the top 100 cloud companies from all over the world. The evaluation process included market leadership, estimated valuation, operating metrics, and people and culture.

“For the past three years, the Cloud 100 list has identified the top cloud companies that are reshaping their respective industries,” said Alex Konrad, Forbes editor of The Cloud 100. “I am consistently impressed by the caliber of companies honored on the Cloud 100 list. It is an exciting time to a be a cloud company and founder.”

In addition to being recognized on the Forbes Cloud 100 List, Cylance has achieved a number of milestones in the past year:

  • Delivery of Cylance Smart Antivirus, AI-powered antivirus software designed specifically for consumers
  • Donated Cylance Smart Antivirus Software to help safeguard American campaigns
  • New releases of prevention-first security solutions CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS™ that deliver capabilities designed to further decrease the noise and clutter of the security stack
  • Formed Cylance Axiom Alliances Program, a global community of cybersecurity solution providers working together to deliver a prevention-first approach to security

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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