IRVINE, Calif., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylance®, the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity through the use of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent threats and malware, announced that its Founder, President and CEO Stuart McClure will be a speaker at the 2016 Edison Awards on April 21, 2016, in New York, NY at the New York Academy of Sciences. McClure will deliver remarks on how truly innovative technology often arises from—and may even require—a process of invention involving a high degree of risk and no guarantees of success.
The company's groundbreaking artificial intelligence and machine learning based endpoint security product, CylancePROTECT®, was chosen as a finalist for a 2016 Edison Award in the Security Solutions Category. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
"I'm honored to speak at an event named for one of the greatest inventors of all time," McClure said. "Our mission at Cylance to protect every endpoint on the planet is inspired by visionary inventors who've leapfrogged society forward with their ingenuity. Now that cyber defense is an issue of both personal and national security, all of us at Cylance, from our math and data scientists to our customer service representatives, are driven by continuous invention of elegant solutions that help prevent damage and disruption in organizations around the world."
Edison Award nominees are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the finalists' success in meeting the award's stringent criteria of quality.
About the Edison Awards
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Edison Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best innovations and innovators since 1987. For more information about the Edison Awards, please visit www.edisonawards.com.
About Cylance Inc.
Cylance® is the only company to offer a preventive cybersecurity solution that stops advanced threats and malware—before they can execute—at the most vulnerable point: the endpoint. Applying a revolutionary artificial intelligence approach, CylancePROTECT® analyzes the DNA of code prior to its execution to find and prevent threats others can't, while using a fraction of the system resources associated with antivirus and detect and respond solutions deployed in enterprises today. For more information visit: www.cylance.com
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