Irvine, CA -- (October 14, 2015) – Cylance® Inc., the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity with products and services that proactively prevent, rather than just reactively detect, advanced persistent threats and malware, today announced that Stuart McClure has been awarded the 2015 ISSA President’s Award for Public Service by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). The only independent forum dedicated to advancing the development of cybersecurity professionals, their organizations and critical infrastructure worldwide, ISSA has fostered many of the industry’s most respected leaders and is driving the future of the cybersecurity profession.
Each year outstanding individuals, chapters, and organizations recognized by the ISSA Awards Committee.
The ISSA International Awards were presented at keynote presentations and at a special ceremony and reception during the fourth annual ISSA International Conference, held October 12-13 in Chicago, IL. The event, themed “Harmony in Cybersecurity: Motivate, Innovate, Integrate,” brings together a who’s who of the cybersecurity community to advance peer networking, individual growth, and end-user security awareness; explore new ways to approach global problems; and embrace technology and partnerships within the business.
"Each generation brings us those few individuals who excel among their peers. We proudly congratulate Stuart McClure as a 2015 awardee in recognition of his superior knowledge and commitment to the growth of cybersecurity as a field," said Donald Glass, Kerzner International and ISSA Awards Chair. "As the reach of technology increases seemingly to all aspects of our lives, it is both fitting and imperative that we keep working on the betterment of all facets of our profession and honor those whose efforts go above and beyond. Therefore, we are honored to recognize Stuart McClure who has been on the cutting-edge of the advances in information security throughout his/her career."
"I founded Cylance with the vision to protect every endpoint on the planet, helping those who can’t help themselves and to empowering those who can," said Stuart McClure, Chief Executive Officer of Cylance. "Our resolve is to thwart cyber-attackers and reduce the unnecessary burden, damage and fear that they have wrought upon society. On behalf of myself and my colleagues, I am honored to receive this award by the members of this prestigious organization, many of whom I have benefitted from knowing and working with over the course of my career."
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure. ISSA members and award winners include many of the industry’s notable luminaries and represent a broad range of industries - from communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial and consulting to IT - as well as federal, state and local government departments and agencies. Through regional chapter meetings, conferences, networking events and content, members tap into a wealth of shared knowledge and expertise. Visit ISSA on the web at www.issa.org and follow us on Twitter at @ISSAINTL.
About Cylance® Inc.
Cylance is the only company to offer a preventive cybersecurity solution that stops advanced threats and malware at the most vulnerable point: the endpoint. Applying a revolutionary artificial intelligence approach, the Cylance endpoint security solution, CylancePROTECT®, analyzes the DNA of code prior to its execution on the endpoint to find and prevent threats others can’t, while using a fraction of the system resources associated with endpoint antivirus and detect and respond solutions that are deployed in enterprises today. For more information visit: www.cylance.com
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