CylancePROTECT Wins Special Jury Award for Best of Show Award – Security Product at Interop Tokyo 2017

10-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 2:01 AM Print This Post

Inc., the company that revolutionized cybersecurity through the use of
artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent
threats and malware, today announced that it has received top honor at Interop
Tokyo 2017
. CylancePROTECT®
received the Special Jury Award for Best of Show in the Security
Product category. The Special Jury Award was presented to Cylance Japan
by a judging panel of IT industry experts who carried out a rigorous
examination of products and solutions exhibited by over 100 companies at
Interop Tokyo 2017.

“We chose CylancePROTECT as Special Jury Award because it utilizes a
proper AI mathematical model among many other AI security products, and
it supports not only Windows but other operating systems,” said Kazumasa
Kobayashi, member of the Interop Tokyo 2017 Award Judging Committee and
visiting professor at Keio University, Graduate School of Media and

“We are very honored to receive this award for CylancePROTECT, the only
endpoint solution that received the award in the security product
category,” said Morihiro Kinjo, vice president of Japan sales at Cylance.

Each year at Interop Tokyo, one of Asia’s largest network computing
trade shows, the awards recognize the most innovative products,
solutions and services among hundreds of nominated submissions. This
year, the event attracted more than 140,000 attendees and featured
keynote addresses, a conference program and an expo area for vendor

Cylance products and services proactively prevent and protect against
malicious actors, enabling a level of security that far exceeds the
effectiveness of solutions deployed throughout enterprises, government,
and institutions worldwide. CylancePROTECT stops malicious software that
is not detected by other technologies, without requiring a cloud
connection or frequent updates, and all while using a fraction of the
system resources associated with legacy antivirus software.

About CylancePROTECT®

CylancePROTECT is the multiple award-winning flagship product from
Cylance that has launched the company into a leadership position in the
endpoint security market. At the core of Cylance’s unprecedented malware
identification capability is a revolutionary machine-learning research
platform that harnesses the power of algorithmic science and artificial
intelligence. It analyzes and classifies hundreds of thousands of
characteristics per file, breaking them down to study their DNA in order
to discern whether an object is good or bad in real time.

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. Using a breakthrough
predictive analysis process, 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:

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.

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