FireEye Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnDC Top 100 Winner.FireEye to Be Recognized as One of the Nation's Leading Private Government and Security Services Security services are state institutions for the provision of intelligence, primarily of a strategic nature, but also including protective security intelligence. Examples include the Security Service (MI5) and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in the United Kingdom, and the Companies at AlwaysOn OnDC Event
MILPITAS, Calif. -- FireEye, Inc., the leader in malware protection systems, today announced it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDC Top 100 Winners in the Government and Security Services category. To compile the OnDC 100 List, AlwaysOn surveyed hundreds of venture investors, investment bankers and industry experts, receiving more than 400 nominations.
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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Obama administration has set cybersecurity as a top priority. Today's stealth malware and botnets exploit "Web 2.0" applications, rich online media, and social networks to infiltrate infiltrate /in·fil·trate/ (in-fil´trat)
1. to penetrate the interstices of a tissue or substance.
2. the material or solution so deposited.
1. government agencies at all levels. Malicious software (malware) can be embedded into PDFs, online advertising networks, and Web emails to compromise computer systems and breach network security. Advanced intrusion attacks coupled with data theft payloads are now aggressively used to exfiltrate sensitive government data.
FireEye's unique use of virtual machines for security analysis enables the dynamic discovery of zero-day malware, botnets, and targeted attacks. FireEye has been deployed by state and federal government agencies to protect against inbound and outbound attacks and capture zero-day, polymorphic polymorphic - polymorphism attacks on the wire. In addition, by linking into the Malware Analysis & Exchange (MAX) Network newly uncovered malware intelligence is shared amongst a global subscriber base to prevent the attack from penetrating other agency networks.
"Improving global cyber security requires the evolution of modern malware protection systems to mitigate cyber attacks seeking to steal, compromise, alter or completely destroy sensitive information," said Ashar Aziz, founder and CEO of FireEye, Inc. "Cyber attacks significantly impact commerce activities and have a detrimental impact on consumer confidence. We are incredibly honored that the AlwaysOn team has recognized our continued innovation and our commitment to contributing to the renewed and continued prosperity of the U.S."
The OnDC Top 100 companies will be honored at the AlwaysOn OnDC event on October 19th-21st at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington DC.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye, Inc. is the leader in malware protection systems, enabling organizations to protect critical infrastructure, intellectual property and networks against Web malware and botnet infiltration. The FireEye Malware Protection System is a next-generation malware analysis platform featuring the network use of transparent virtual machines to uncover zero-day malware, botnets, and targeted attacks that circumvent today's technologies such as intrusion prevention See IPS and IDS. systems, antivirus, and URL URL
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Address of a resource on the Internet. The resource can be any type of file stored on a server, such as a Web page, a text file, a graphics file, or an application program. filters. By essentially eliminating false positives, FireEye re-defines effective network security. The company is backed by Sequoia Capital Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm founded by Don Valentine in 1972. The firm's partners include Don Valentine, Pierre Lamond, Michael Moritz, Doug Leone, Mike Goguen, Mark Stevens, Jim Goetz, Sameer Gandhi, Roelof Botha, and Mark Kvamme. , Norwest Venture Partners, JAFCO, SVB (Switched Video Broadcast) See switched video. Capital, DAG Ventures, and Juniper Networks Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) is an information technology company based in Sunnyvale, California and founded in 1996. The company designs and sells Internet Protocol network products and services. . For more information, contact (408) 321-6300 or email: email@example.com. Visit us at www.FireEye.com.
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