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Cylance® Research and Data Scientists To Present New Threat Research and Hunting Tools at Black Hat USA 2017

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Cylance’s Underworld Tour To Explore Cybercrime Underground and Test Malware Written on Stage

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, July 10, 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized the antivirus industry with AI powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, today announced that its data scientists and researchers will be presenting at Black Hat USA 2017.

Cylance data scientists and researchers will present:

Cylance will also showcase customer case studies, research and demonstrations of its AI driven CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS™ products at the Cylance Black Hat booth #716. Stop by the booth Thursday, July 27 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT for an exclusive book giveaway and signing of Rootkits and Bootkits: Reversing Modern Malware and Next Generation Threats by Alex Matrosov, Eugene Rodionov, and Sergey Bratus.

Cylance Brings the Underworld Tour to Black Hat USA 2017

Cylance will be hosting its Underworld Tour during Black Hat. The Underworld Tour unearths the secrets of the cybercrime underworld, including how modern attacks are constructed and how to prevent them. An audience member will be recruited to create within a matter of minutes a strain of ransomware as virulent as WannaCry, live on stage. The new malware will then be tested against CylancePROTECT®. The Underworld Tour event is taking place Thursday, July 27 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM PDT at 1923 Bourbon Bar in Mandalay Bay. Register for the event here to reserve your spot.

For more information on Cylance activities at Black Hat USA 2017, visit this page.

About Black Hat

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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:

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