IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EY has announced that Cylance® Co-founder, President and CEO Stuart McClure is a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards in Orange County. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. McClure was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Friday, June 17 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort.
"I'm honored to have been chosen as a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards," said Cylance president and CEO Stuart McClure. "Cylance was founded in Orange County with a mission to protect every endpoint on the planet. We're passionate about making a positive impact by helping people defend their way of doing business and their way of life in the age of destructive cyber attacks."
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.
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on Nov. 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
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
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.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
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