MILPITAS, CA, October 12, 2015 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine™, FireEye’s threat intelligence capability that both powers and leverages the company’s threat prevention products and service offerings. The FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine optimises the intelligence production cycle: capturing, processing, analysing and delivering intelligence to FireEye customers and analysts. In addition, to help enterprises operationalise threat intelligence, FireEye also announced the Forward Deployed Analyst™ service that provides an on-site expert dedicated to infusing FireEye threat intelligence within the customer’s environment. The FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine continues to power FireEye’s solutions and the Forward Deployed Analyst is now generally available.
“A global network of millions of FireEye advanced threat sensors and Mandiant services’ unique decade-long visibility on the front lines of major cyber attacks, combined with a team of experienced researchers, analysts, and experts in diverse domains, enables us to provide threat intelligence that has context and relevance to organisations,” said Kevin Mandia, President at FireEye. “We have significantly invested in, and further aligned our technology, people, and unparalleled threat data to form the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine. With this capability, FireEye offers security teams detailed alert context and industry-leading intelligence about attacker campaigns, tools, idiosyncrasies, motivations, and much more. The FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine is the edge that equips our responders, powers our detection, informs our customers and lets them anticipate today’s increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.”
The FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine was created to address today’s most significant threat intelligence challenges such as complexity, vast threat data processing requirements, increasingly large storage needs, difficulty automating analyst decision making, inadequate visibility and blind spots, knowledge pigeonholes, and poor threat intelligence modeling – all of which can lead to inaccurate conclusions. Leveraging a combination of rich security data sources, intelligence generation technology, and expertise, the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine boosts FireEye threat intelligence production capability. The FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine not only increases FireEye’s threat intelligence research production, but with each of FireEye’s threat prevention products and service offerings now powered by the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine, FireEye can further put its threat intelligence to use for and by its customers.
FireEye also announced a new Forward Deployed Analyst service, a tailored offering that provides access to the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine through in-house analysts that contextualise cyber threats, correlate source data with FireEye’s intelligence, and provide tactical, operational, and strategic findings to the customer.
A June 2015 report, Threat Intelligence and Its Role Within Enterprise Cybersecurity Practices, by the Enterprises Strategy Group found that 32 percent of organisations blocked legitimate network traffic as a result of problems with threat intelligence collection and analysis, and 31 percent report problems with threat intelligence integration and workflow.
“The combination of FireEye’s deep threat intelligence and dedicated analyst support is exactly what enterprises need to help detect advanced attacks and accelerate remediation actions,” said Jon Olstik, principal analyst at the Enterprise Strategy Group. “Making raw data operational is a key challenge that many understaffed enterprises struggle with today, and FireEye is well positioned to help solve their dilemma.”
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 3,700 customers across 67 countries, including 675 of the Forbes Global 2000.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to the expectations, beliefs, features and benefits of the FireEye Threat Intelligence Engine and the Forward Deployed Analyst service. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions, which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the performance of these new platforms and FireEye’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include customer demand and adoption of FireEye’s solutions; real or perceived defects, errors or vulnerabilities in FireEye’s products or services; FireEye’s ability to react to trends and challenges in its business and the markets in which it operates; FireEye’s ability to anticipate market needs or develop new or enhanced products and services to meet those needs; and general market, political, economic, and business conditions; as well as those risks and uncertainties included under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” in FireEye’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 31, 2015, which is available on the Investor Relations section of the company’s website at investors.FireEye.com and on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to the company as of the date hereof, and FireEye does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made. Any future product, service, feature, benefit or related specification that may be referenced in this release are for information purposes only and are not commitments to deliver any technology or enhancement. FireEye reserves the right to modify future product and services plans at any time.
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