IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized endpoint security with true AI-powered threat prevention, today announced Cylance-sponsored golfer Bryson DeChambeau’s second PGA Tour title. DeChambeau defeated Byeong Hun An in a two-hole playoff at the 2018 Memorial Tournament, moving to No. 8 in the Ryder Cup standings.
“From sports to philanthropic causes to company culture, Cylance embraces breakthrough innovation and spirit,” said Stuart McClure, chairman and CEO at Cylance. “Bryson applies math and science to his iconic golf swing in the same way Cylance prevents advanced security threats with artificial intelligence and machine learning. Today we are proud to congratulate Bryson for a remarkable victory as he challenges the status quo and revolutionizes the golfing world.”
DeChambeau, 24, known as the “golfing scientist,” became in 2015 the fifth player in history to win both the NCAA Division I and U.S. Amateur championships in the same year, following Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and Ryan Moore. DeChambeau was the first student-athlete to win the NCAA individual championship from Southern Methodist University, where he majored in physics.
“I am incredibly excited to have won the Memorial PGA Tournament,” DeChambeau said. “Thank you, Cylance, for the support, and I look forward to continuing to play well the rest of the year.”
DeChambeau’s sponsorship is managed by Inspire Sports, managers of Cylance professional athletes and teams including Cylance Pro Cycling and Denise Korenek, who holds the women’s world record for fastest speed on a paced bicycle.
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, such as fileless attacks, malicious scripts, and zero-day exploits. Built on a breakthrough predictive analysis process, Cylance AI technology serves as a foundation for innovative, AI-driven security products that address critical attack vectors. CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and then prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system. CylanceOPTICS™ builds upon CylancePROTECT’s threat prevention capabilities by providing consistent visibility, root cause analysis, scalable threat hunting, and automated threat detection and response. By coupling advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning and 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: www.cylance.com