Founder and CEO of Cylance, Inc., Enhances Board with Strong Security Industry Expertise
London and San Francisco – July 29, 2015: Digital Shadows, which provides cyber situational awareness to protect against cyber attacks, loss of intellectual property, and loss of brand and reputational integrity, today announced its appointment of Stuart McClure, founder and chief executive officer of Cylance, Inc., to its Board of Directors.
“Digital Shadows is disruptive in how it is empowering its customers to reduce cyber-related incidents by analyzing both organizations and the adversary through an ‘attacker’s eye view,’” said McClure. “I look forward to working with the leadership team to help drive the company to further growth, and support its continued innovation around tailored threat intelligence that helps organizations avoid potential threats, instances of sensitive data loss or compromised brand integrity.”
McClure is a proven technology industry veteran with more than 25 years of executive and security leadership expertise. He currently leads Cylance, Inc., as its CEO and visionary for the first math based approach to threat detection, protection and response. Prior to Cylance, McClure 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, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. 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.
“Stuart has been pivotal in building innovative and growing companies that have significantly shaped the security industry,” said Alastair Paterson, co-founder and CEO of Digital Shadows. “His business and market leadership acumen, along with his extensive experience in better securing organizations of all sizes, will be quite invaluable as we continue to shape our strategy, our offering, and our team.”
McClure joins Digital Shadows’ Board of Directors members Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital in London; Ryan Floyd, managing director of Storm Ventures in San Francisco; and Digital Shadows co-founders, Alastair Paterson, chief executive officer, and James Chappell, chief technology officer.
About Digital Shadows
Digital Shadows provides cyber situational awareness that helps organizations protect against cyber attacks, loss of intellectual property, and loss of brand and reputational integrity. Its flagship solution, Digital Shadows SearchLight™, is a scalable and easy-to-use data analysis platform that provides a holistic view of an organization’s digital footprint and the profile of its attackers. It is complemented with security analyst expertise to ensure extensive coverage, tailored intelligence and frictionless deployment. It continually monitors more than 100 million data sources in 27 languages across the visible, deep and dark web and other online sources to create an up-to-the minute view of an organization and the risks requiring mitigation. The company is jointly headquartered in London and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.digitalshadows.com.