The 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors For 2014

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Irvine, Calif.

Category: Security

Top Executive: CEO Stuart McClure

Founded by former McAfee executives, Cylance is working to remove the "human element" from security with its enterprise endpoint security platform that uses mathematical analysis to detect threats. The problem with traditional security, according to the company, is that it relies on people knowing what is good or bad, or trusting security vendors to know. Cylance's Infinity solution relies on data mining, algorithms and machine learning to collect, classify and learn what is a threat and what isn't.

In February, the company raised $20 million in Series B venture capital funding to accelerate product growth and expand its go-to-market strategy.

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