10 Best IT Services Companies 2018
The cyberspace is constantly under threat today. However, it’s also quite evident that the only way to tackle cyber threats and attacks is to prevent them from happening in the first place. When preventive methods are applied with Artificial Intelligence, it paints a picture of a possible cyber threat-free future. This is where Cylance comes in with its seamless and silent attack prevention solutions.
Cylance is a company that is surely revolutionizing the cyberspace with its products and services that require zero reliance on signatures, the cloud, and reputation lookups. With its global headquarters in California, Cylance proactively prevents advanced persistent threats and malware rather than reactively detecting and executing them. The firm has a strong vision to protect every computer, user and thing under the sun.
A Journey into the Cyberspace
It all started when two geniuses, Stuart McClure and Ryan Permeh joined forces to kick-start a strong cybersecurity measure to help prevent attacks. The dynamic duo, along with their team embarked to create and develop a robust security solution, keeping in mind that it ought to successfully counter both known and unknown cyber attacks.
The Cylance team was able to design and develop a solution that strengthens the power of AI and machine learning to bring out a proactive and predictive solution. The solutions are enabled with higher efficiency and its performance requires minimal updates, fewer system resources, and limited network and user impact.
“Our technology is deployed on over ten million endpoints and protects hundreds of enterprise clients worldwide including Fortune 100 organizations and government institutions,” proudly notes the Founder and CEO, Stuart McClure.
Cylance believes that AI is the real threat prevention technology. CylancePROTECT is the company’s star product that is 100% predictive and helps in preventing cyber attacks. It is a proactive security posture that ensures no threats or attacks are a reality; and come with higher efficiency than the traditional antivirus software. “Don’t rely on detect and respond – get the power of prevention,” strongly recommends the CEO.
One of the best propositions about CylancePROTECT is that it significantly reduces event alerts, resource consumption, and also the expenditure associated with system downtime, which may be caused due to perpetual signature updates, scans, and incident response. The AI, machine learning, and algorithmic science in the CylancePROTECT provide seamless and silent pre-execution attack prevention that is 99.9% effective.
“After implementing Cylance, we realized significant benefits in accuracy, visibility, and control. Incidents that have required support staff to put hands on a device have dropped to zero and dormant malware previously undiscovered has been quarantined,” says Ray Barth, Manager Network Operations at Citation Oil & Gas Corporation.
“Challenge any company to accurately predict and stop advanced threats before they can execute and they'll immediately shy away. Only Cylance can step up and prove it,” expresses Mike Dierickx, the CISO at Panasonic Avionics.
Consultations at your service
The solutions that Cylance provides don’t stop at cybersecurity products. It extends even to consulting as well. The consultations offered by Cylance help institute best practices for prevention, network architecture, internal IR workflows, vulnerability and patch management, and assessment. This extends to both internal hosts and externally facing services that attackers use to gain a foothold.
“We eliminate the vulnerability and prevent it from further exposure, permanently,” says Stuart. “Cylance Consulting uses multiple techniques to evaluate, understand, and review the security posture of an organization.” The techniques mentioned here are specially designed not to hamper or disturb the regular operations in any way. Cylance only approaches to collect the data, assess it, and provide a risk profile. Next, it also recommends actions and presents an emphasis on notable strengths for the organization.
But more importantly, the consulting team at Cylance consists of subject matter experts and industry recognized professionals, who are renowned for their works. They offer the best solutions to meet every client’s unique security needs. Moreover, Cylance has integrated practice areas that include Industrial Control Systems Security, Internet of Things (IoT) / Embedded, Red Team Services, Incident Response & Compromise Assessments, ThreatZERO and Training. All in all, Cylance assures to effectively manage any security issue a business organization requires!
Meet the Pioneer
Stuart McClure leads Cylance as its CEO and Founder for the first math-based approach to threat detection, protection and response. Prior to Cylance, Stuart was EVP, Global CTO and General Manager at McAfee/Intel. Stuart is the creator and lead author of the most successful security book of all time, Hacking Exposed. He is widely recognized for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of security and is one of the industry's leading authorities in information security today. He was named the CEO of the Year by Security Products Guide in 2017 as part of the Global Excellence Awards and Company Wins Gold for Innovation in Next Generation Security.
“By directly integrating artificial intelligence into tools and processes, our experts are able to more efficiently and effectively secure your environment.”