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CylancePROTECT® Wins Special Jury Award for Best of Show Award - Security Product at Interop Tokyo 2017

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Cylance Inc.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, June 9, 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized cybersecurity through the use of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent threats and malware, today announced that it has received top honor at Interop Tokyo 2017. CylancePROTECT received the Special Jury Award for Best of Show in the Security Product category. The Special Jury Award was presented to Cylance Japan by a judging panel of IT industry experts who carried out a rigorous examination of products and solutions exhibited by over 100 companies at Interop Tokyo 2017.

“We chose CylancePROTECT as Special Jury Award because it utilizes a proper AI mathematical model among many other AI security products, and it supports not only Windows but other operating systems,” said Kazumasa Kobayashi, member of the Interop Tokyo 2017 Award Judging Committee and visiting professor at Keio University, Graduate School of Media and Governance.

“We are very honored to receive this award for CylancePROTECT, the only endpoint solution that received the award in the security product category,” said Morihiro Kinjo, vice president of Japan sales at Cylance.

Each year at Interop Tokyo, one of Asia’s largest network computing trade shows, the awards recognize the most innovative products, solutions, and services among hundreds of nominated submissions. This year, the event attracted more than 140,000 attendees and featured keynote addresses, a conference program, and an expo area for vendor showcases.

Cylance products and services proactively prevent and protect against malicious actors, enabling a level of security that far exceeds the effectiveness of solutions deployed throughout enterprises, government, and institutions worldwide. CylancePROTECT stops malicious software that is not detected by other technologies, without requiring a cloud connection or frequent updates, and all while using a fraction of the system resources associated with legacy antivirus software.

About CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT is the multiple award-winning flagship product from Cylance that has launched the company into a leadership position in the endpoint security market. At the core of Cylance's unprecedented malware identification capability is a revolutionary machine learning research platform that harnesses the power of algorithmic science and artificial intelligence. It analyzes and classifies hundreds of thousands of characteristics per file, breaking them down to study their DNA in order to discern whether an object is good or bad in real time.

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:

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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