Cylance-now BlackBerry Cybersecurity

Cylance was a software firm that develops antivirus programs and other kinds of computer software that prevent, rather than reactively detect, viruses and malware.


Cylance was founded in 2012 by Stuart McClure & Ryan Permeh and is based in Irvine, California. Cylance was acquired by Blackberry for a whopping $1.4B in Nov 16, 2018.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $297M over 5 Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: NA
  • Business Valuation: Cylance was acquired by BlackBerry for $1.4B on Nov 16, 2018
  • City/Town: Irvine
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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