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MILPITAS, Calif. - Mar 13, 2012 – FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named FireEye Malware Protection System (MPS) a winner of the 2012 Global Excellence Awards in Most Innovative Hardware Security Product of the Year. In addition to Info Security’s recognition FireEye MPS has garnered recognition from Government Computer News 11 Best Products of 2011, TiE50 Award, and SC Magazine Europe.
Info Security Products Guide had more than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participate and their average scores determined the 2012 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.
FireEye MPS stops advanced attacks, such as APT attacks, that aggressively evade signature-based defenses and compromise the majority of today’s corporate networks. FireEye MPS, which includes the newly announced File Malware Protection System (MPS), FireEye Web MPS and Email MPS, is the only complete solution to stop advanced targeted attacks across the Web and Email threat vectors as well as malware resident on file shares. The FireEye security platform offers integrated, multi-vector protection utilizing stateful attack analysis to stop all stages of an advanced attack. Each of FireEye’s products features the Virtual Execution (VX) engine that provides state-of-the-art, signature-less analysis using the most sophisticated virtual machines. The Malware Protection System builds a 360-degree, stage-by-stage analysis of an advanced attack, from system exploitation to data exfiltration, in order to most effectively stop would-be APT attackers.
“Info Security Products Guide’s recognition of FireEye MPS further validates our integrated solution to combat advanced targeted attacks,” said Ashar Aziz, FireEye founder, CEO and CTO. “This industry honor is another endorsement of our unique portfolio that combats attacks across all major threat vectors and across every stage of attack. We are proud to be the leader in advanced threat protection and helping the top organizations across virtually every industry protect their networks.”
FireEye is the leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks that use advanced malware, zero-day exploits, and APT tactics. FireEye’s solutions supplement traditional and next-generation firewalls, IPS, antivirus and gateways, which cannot stop advanced threats, leaving security holes in networks. FireEye offers the industry’s only solution that detects and blocks attacks across both Web and email threat vectors as well as latent malware resident on file shares. It addresses all stages of an attack lifecycle with a signature-less engine utilizing stateful attack analysis to detect zero-day threats. Based in Milpitas, California, FireEye is backed by premier financial partners including Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, and Juniper Networks.
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.
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