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Position based on completeness of vision and ability to execute


IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, February 1, 2017 – Cylance® Inc., the company revolutionizing cybersecurity with the practical application of artificial intelligence to prevent the most advanced cyber threats, announced today that it has been positioned highest for Ability to Execute in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).


Gartner Magic Quadrant criteria for Ability to Execute include:

  • Product and service
  • Overall viability
  • Sales Execution/Pricing
  • Market Responsiveness/Record
  • Marketing Execution
  • Operations
  • Customer experience


This report marks the second year that the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has named Cylance as a Visionary. Cylance is experiencing unprecedented momentum in the past few years, achieving 322 percent growth in 2015 and 607 percent growth in 2016. Customers report experiencing easy deployment and management, low performance impact, and high pre-execution detection rates against both known and unknown attack types.


“Nothing honors us more greatly than reports of success from our customers,” said Stuart McClure, president and CEO at Cylance Inc. “The reports of their ability to prevent even zero-day malware from executing with CylancePROTECT® are highly gratifying. This ability to prevent cyber attacks in the real world is what motivates us not just to keep executing on our original vision, but to keep innovating year after year.”


Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms; Eric Ouellet, Avivah Litan, and Ian McShane; January 30, 2017.

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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:


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Cylance Inc.

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