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Sophos, Yet So Far

NEWS / 06.30.16 / Ryan Permeh

This conversation has gone on long enough and wastes everyone's time. We don't game tests and never will. We strongly urge customers to test any solutions on their own systems and networks. It is the only truly independent and “real world” metric that ever matters.

Ryan Permeh
Cylance Chief Scientist and Founder

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Ryan Permeh

About Ryan Permeh

Senior Vice President and Chief Security Architect

Ryan works within the office of the CTO to define technology strategy and architecture, that will help integrate technology across BlackBerry and focus it towards reducing customer risk. Ryan has been in the security industry for over 20 years and has a long history in both offensive and defensive security. Ryan came to BlackBerry as part of the Cylance acquisition. He was co-founder and Chief Scientist of Cylance and led the architecture behind Cylance’s mathematical engine and groundbreaking approach to security. Prior to co-founding Cylance, he previously served as Chief Scientist for McAfee focused on technology strategy, and as a Distinguished Engineer at eEye Digital Security focused on building security assessment tools.

He has published numerous articles, papers, and books, and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world on the topics of security, privacy, machine learning, and entrepreneurship. His research has led to numerous innovations in both offensive and defensive security technology and he has published over 20 patents in the security and data science fields. He is known as the discoverer and primary analyst of the “Code Red” computer worm and contributed to many other analyses of significant threats over his career.