November 12, 2018
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TECHNOLOGY: Shock sale of high-flying Irvine Co.
Cylance Inc. has grown into one of the most trusted names in software security, and a deep-pocketed buyer in the midst of a big corporate reinvention has taken notice.
Irvine’s Cylance Inc. may be sold to BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $1.5 billion, according to a Business Insider report that cited unidentified people familiar with the matter.
Maker of plug-and-play, customizable security software has raised $177M since 2012 launch … now wants consumer market—with 6K business clients able to license product to employees … Cylance employs 800+, 550 of them in Irvine in 134K SF at 400 Spectrum Center … works with UCI Cybersecurity Institute … McAfee/Intel on resume … Business Journal Innovator of the Year