Anthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications for Cylance, the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, Cylance quickly and accurately identifies what is safe and what is a threat, not just what
is in a blacklist or whitelist. By coupling sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of a hacker’s mentality, Cylance provides the technology and services to be truly predictive and preventive against advanced threats.
Anthony is also the Communications Advisor for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, which provides Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners.
Anthony is an infosec journalist who authored numerous feature articles, interviews and investigative reports which have been sourced and cited by dozens of major media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, The Register, Financial Times of London, MSNBC, Fox News, PC/IT/Computer/Tech World, eWeek, SC Magazine, CSO Magazine, Federal News Radio, The Herald-Tribune, Naked Security, and many more.
Anthony previously wrote about the finance industry before moving into the information security field, and received notoriety as a financial freelance journalist, including having numerous articles published by leading media syndicates such as The Chicago Sun-Times, Business Week’s Business Exchange, Seeking Alpha, InvestorCentric, OpenSalon, Bear Market Investments, Alacra Pulse, ML-Implode, and dozens more.
Anthony also previously worked as a consultant to senior members of product development, secondary and capital markets from the largest financial institutions in the country, and he had a front row seat to the bursting of the credit bubble.
- Infosec IslandManaging Editor, 2010 - 2012
- Evident.ioDirector of Corporate Communications, 2015 - 2016Anthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications at Evident.io, the leading provider of cloud security intelligence services which automates vulnerability detection processes while enforcing security and compliance policies.By delivering the fastest security intelligence available to cloud engineers in a friendly, consumable manner, Evident.io bridges the gap between agile and airtight. In 2013, Evident was founded by security experts, engineers, and DevOps experts with the mission of creating a cloud security infrastructure that is as easy to install and use as it is rock solid. Our leaders have worked with some of the biggest names in security and cloud computing – Adobe, Netflix, McAfee, Trend Micro and Norse – and bring with them a deep understanding of the cloud and key security processes.
- CylanceDirector of Corporate Communications, 2016 - presentAnthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications for Cylance, the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, Cylance quickly and accurately identifies what is safe and what is a threat, not just what is in a blacklist or whitelist. By coupling sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of a hacker’s mentality, Cylance provides the technology and services to be truly predictive and preventive against advanced threats.
- Norse CorporationSenior Editor of Publications, 2014 - 2015
- Tripwire, Inc.Managing Editor, 2012 - 2014
- Freelance Security Writer2008 - 2013
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