Cylance uses artificial intelligence to detect malware. As part of Stay Smart Online Week, which runs next week, it's giving away a six-month license of Cylance Smart Antivirus for up to ten devices at no cost. (RRP: $129) The software is suitable for both business and personal use. Here's how to get it!
To get Cylance Smart Antivirus free, pop over to the sign-up page for the offer and enter your details. It's important to note that you need to provide a credit card number and that the offer will auto-renew to a 12-month license after the trial by default.
That costs $129 but you can opt out of the automatic renewal immediately.
Stay Smart Online week is a federal government initiative coming from the Australian Cybersecurity Centre that was established through form PM Turnbull's national cybersecurity strategy.
Cylance Smart Antivirus uses AI to proactively predict and block never-before-seen threats to help keep personal data secure. Most other end-point security tools use signatures to detect previously known pieces of malware. Cylance says their approach of using AI to detect anomalous behaviour can predict, spot, and block threats before they have a chance to run—regardless of where the threats are launched.
Jason Duerden, the country manager for Australia and New Zealand at Cylance said “Spreading the Stay Smart Online Week message, encouraging the public to take cyber security seriously, has never been more important".