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Cylance® To Lead Speaking and Training Sessions at Black Hat USA 2018

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Cylance PR Team
Cylance Inc.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, August 1, 2018 - Cylance® Inc., the leading provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, today announced its speaking and training sessions at Black Hat USA 2018.

Black Hat Conference attendees are invited to visit Cylance® at Booth #604 to learn about the anatomy of today’s most advanced cyberattacks and to see live demonstrations of the company’s next-generation endpoint threat prevention products, CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS™. Cylance will also showcase Cylance Smart Antivirus™, the company’s AI-based consumer antivirus solution.

In addition, attendees can engage with Cylance at a variety of events and sessions:

  • August 4 - 5, August 6 - 7:Senior Director Worldwide Consulting Tom Pace and Consulting Technical Director Derek McCarthy will lead the two-day course A Guide To Threat Hunting: Utilizing the ELK Stack and Machine Learning. This course will teach students how to set up an ELK server specifically geared to facilitate powerful hunting and how to collect data efficiently from every single endpoint on a network in a very short span of time.
  • August 8, 10:20 AM:Senior Director Product Marketing Ed Metcalf and Technical Marketing Manager Richard Melick will present The Predictive Advantage: Prevent Zero-Day Attacks Before They Start in the Business Hall, Theater A, Shoreline Ballroom, Booth 1502. Come discover more about the Cylance predictive advantage and see firsthand how artificial intelligence can stop zero-day attacks and help users achieve truly preventive endpoint security.
  • August 8, 11:30 AM:Senior Director of Consulting Services Tony Lee will present CyBot: Open-Source Threat Intelligence Chat Bot (Full Circle) in the Business Hall (Oceanside), Arsenal Station 9. Tony will share Cylance’s efforts at creating a free and open source framework for bot design. At the end of the session, he will help attendees build their own threat intelligence chat bot — in less than an hour.
  • August 8, 9:00 PM:Cylance will host a party at the minus5° Ice Experience. Enjoy food and beverages while you digest the day’s download of what you learned and chat with your industry peers in a refreshing setting. Capacity is limited, RSVP now to reserve your spot.

To learn more about Cylance and its participation at Black Hat, along with times and locations for each event, please visit this link.

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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