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MILPITAS, Calif. - Jun 19, 2012 – FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks, today announced the FireEye Email Malware Protection System (MPS) has been selected as a winner of the prestigious Interop Tokyo Best of Show Award in the security category for its innovative approach and leadership in helping enterprises and government agencies combat advanced cyber attacks.
The Best of Show Award winners were selected from among the products and solutions exhibited by more than 300 companies at Interop Tokyo 2012, with finalists chosen after rigorous examination by a panel of IT industry experts.
"Interop Tokyo is one of the most significant industry events in the Asia Pacific region and it's an honor to have won this top award," said Ashar Aziz, FireEye founder and CEO. "This honor provides further validation for our efforts to keep enterprises safe from high-profile cyber attacks with our unique product offering that identifies and blocks attacks across all major threat vectors and through each stage of the attack lifecycle."
The FireEye Email MPS secures against spear phishing email attacks that bypass anti-spam and signature- and reputation-based technologies. Spear phishing attacks have soared in popularity with the availability of user-specific information on social networks and other Internet properties. With all the personal information available online, a criminal can socially engineer users into clicking on a URL or opening an attachment with a zero-day exploit, giving the criminal control of a privileged system and user accounts.
"It is a pleasure to see FireEye win this award," said Tsuyoshi Goto, Manager of Web Security Solution Team, Security Solution Department of SCSK Corporation.
"As a strategic partner of FireEye, we will continue to strengthen this partnership to provide the best services in the industry to our customers."
For a full list of Interop Tokyo winners, please visit http://www.interop.jp/2012/exhibition/index.html.
For more information about FireEye, please visit www.fireeye.com.
FireEye is the leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks that use advanced malware, zero-day exploits, and APT tactics. The FireEye solutions supplement traditional and next generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, 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.
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