IRVINE, Calif., March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylance, the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity through the use of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent threats and malware, has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2016 Europe for outstanding industry leadership in information security. Cylance is recognized in two categories: Best Security Company and Best Emerging Technology, which acknowledge superior services and solutions that help customers address the most pressing cybersecurity threats. The winners will be announced at the SC Magazine Awards Europe ceremony on June 7.
"We're honored to be the only private security company recognized in the 'Best Security Company' category for this year's SC Magazine Awards 2016 Europe," said Stuart McClure, Cylance's president and CEO. "That recognition, combined with being a finalist for 'Best Emerging Technology,' is further confirmation that what we are doing is unique and highly effective in the fight against advanced threats. Stopping the unknown attack before it executes and knowing the truth of what's happening on your endpoints is a huge step in efficiently defending corporate systems."
Called the fastest growing endpoint security company of the past decade by Gartner, Cylance's award-winning CylancePROTECT® product suite is gaining significant traction across all platforms, vertical markets and company sizes. More and more companies around the globe are realizing what Cylance customers already know – there is no technology on the market more effective at stopping advanced persistent threats and malware than CylancePROTECT.
"We believe that we are building the world's next great security company," said Greg Fitzgerald, chief marketing officer at Cylance. "Part of that is developing world-class technology that gives security teams an edge. The other part is giving back to the community by sharing security threat intelligence and notifying companies when our research team identifies that they have been targeted by hacker groups around the globe."
The SC Magazine Awards Europe are among the information security industry's most prominent honors. Winners across categories are decided by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Magazine UK's editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The awards honor both the cybersecurity professionals working in the trenches, and the products and services that help protect today's corporate world from ever-changing threats.
About SC Magazine UK
SC Magazine UK provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine UK enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the quarterly print magazine, special Spotlight editions and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (London, Amsterdam, New York, Chicago, Toronto), SC Awards, Roundtables, Webinars and SC Magazine Newswire.
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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