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IIJ Expands Relationship with Cylance® To Become an MSSP Partner

IIJ To Offer Award-Winning CylancePROTECT® in Its Secure Endpoint Service Starting October 1st To Help Organizations Across Japan Predict and Prevent Cyber Attacks

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Cylance Inc.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, September 19, 2018 - Cylance Inc. the leading provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, today announced that Internet Initiative Japan Inc. has become a Cylance managed security service provider (MSSP) partner to strengthen security measures at endpoints for its customers’ corporate networks.

More than 10,000 large and mid-sized enterprises and government agencies trust IIJ to manage their security environments. CylancePROTECT will be available as one of IIJ’s Secure Endpoint Services in October. CylancePROTECT is designed to prevent the most notorious and advanced cybersecurity attacks before they execute, offering quiet confidence to organizations around the globe.

“We recognize the need for stronger protection at vulnerable points across an organization so that fewer attacks successfully execute,” said Mamoru Saito, Division Director,Advanced Security Division at IIJ. “Fewer successful attacks mean fewer personnel resources needed for costly detection and response activities, allowing our customers to manage system complexity with comprehensive, reliable protection at every endpoint.”

The IIJ Secure Endpoint Service will include CylancePROTECT in the cloud; the CylancePROTECT management console integrated with IIJ's dashboard to visualize endpoint security status; and a closed-area connection that does not require a VPN layer.

“We are pleased to offer our prevention-first security solution to IIJ’s extensive customer base,” said Morihiro Kinjo, vice president, Cylance Japan Co., Ltd. “We look forward to working together to maintain the reputation of reliability and technical strength customers expect from IIJ managed security services.”

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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