Press + Media Contact
Cylance PR Team
Mr. Kashyap now leads Cylance’s complete AI powered platform to position Cylance as the future of endpoint prevention
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, December 18, 2017 - 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 Rahul Kashyap to Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
A cybersecurity veteran, Rahul brings a depth of knowledge around business growth and strategy to enable Cylance’s rapidly expanding operations throughout the world. In this expanded role, Rahul will be driving true innovation powered by artificial intelligence, as well as managing the overall business and technical strategy of the company. In addition, Rahul will be developing analyst relationships and industry partnerships. As Global CTO, Rahul will lead the strategic vision of Cylance’s industry leading AI based technology, while expanding the Office of the CTO (OCTO) for the company. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stuart McClure.
"Rahul joined us over a year ago and under his leadership we have successfully expanded our product portfolio into the EDR market with CylanceOPTICS™ and the consumer space with CylancePROTECT® Home Edition," said Stuart McClure, Chairman and CEO at Cylance. "His efforts have dramatically uplifted the company to further our mission of protecting everyone under the sun. With his promotion to Global CTO, Rahul will help scale our technology initiatives and pave the way for the future of our business."
Prior to joining Cylance, Rahul was executive vice president of products at Bromium and led worldwide threat research at McAfee Labs. Rahul has a deep understanding of security and has been instrumental in building several key security technologies, including network intrusion prevention systems (NIPS), host intrusion prevention systems (HIPS), web application firewalls (WAF), whitelisting, endpoint/server host monitoring (EDR) and micro-virtualization.
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 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
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.