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Milpitas, CA - May 20, 2013 – FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping today’s new breed of cyber attacks, today announced that CEO Dave DeWalt will present at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on May 21 in Washington, D.C.
With 94% of countries containing malware communication servers, cyber attacks are a serious threat facing organizations today. DeWalt’s talk will cover how well-funded criminals and nation-states are targeting government and industry with sophisticated malware to steal, compromise and even destroy information with increasing frequency. DeWalt will then explore how the United States and individual organizations can better protect themselves and shift the paradigm from reactive to proactive cyber defense.
The presentation is open to the public. More information on the event is available here.
WHAT: Threat and Response: Combating Advanced Attacks and Cyber-Espionage
WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon EDT
WHERE: Conference Room B1, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 1800 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.
WHO: Dave DeWalt, CEO, FireEye
For 50 years, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has developed practical solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. As we celebrate this milestone, CSIS scholars continue to provide strategic insights and bipartisan policy solutions to help decision makers chart a course toward a better world.
CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center’s 220 full-time staff and large network of affiliated scholars conduct research and analysis and develop policy initiatives that look to the future and anticipate change.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye® has pioneered the next generation of threat protection to help organizations protect themselves from being compromised. Cyber attacks have become much more sophisticated and are now easily bypassing traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways, compromising the majority of enterprise networks. The FireEye platform supplements these legacy defenses with a new model of security to protect against the new breed of cyber attacks. The unique FireEye platform provides the industry’s only cross-enterprise threat protection fabric to dynamically identify and block cyber attacks in real time. The core of the FireEye platform is a signature-less, virtualized detection engine and a cloud-based threat intelligence network, which help organizations protect their assets across all major threat vectors, including Web, email, mobile, and file-based cyber attacks. The FireEye platform is deployed in over 40 countries and more than 1,000 customers and partners, including over 25 percent of the Fortune 100.
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