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MILPITAS, Calif. - May 21, 2012 – FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks, today announced the FireEye Malware Protection System (MPS) has been selected as a winner of the prestigious 2012 TiE50 Awards for its innovative approach and leadership in helping enterprises and government agencies combat advanced cyber-attacks.
TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley's premier annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology startups worldwide. FireEye was selected from more than 2,100 submissions and 131 finalists during a multi-tiered process involving prominent entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate executives and domain experts as judges.
"TiE50's recognition of the FireEye MPS is an important endorsement of our integrated solution to combat advanced targeted attacks," said Ashar Aziz, FireEye founder, CEO and CTO. "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 through each stage and across all major threat vectors."
The FireEye MPS is the only complete solution to stop advanced targeted attacks across both Web and email threat vectors as well as latent malware resident on file shares. The FireEye platform offers integrated, multi-vector protection using attack analysis to stop all stages of an advanced attack.
In the past year, the FireEye MPS has been recognized by the Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards and by Government Computer News as one of "The 11 Best Products of 2011."
"FireEye is an exciting company that has been growing faster than virtually every other enterprise technology company we've seen," said Promod Haque, managing partner, Norwest Venture Partners. "FireEye continues to earn accolades and critical acclaim by delivering cutting-edge solutions in a large and very important market."
The awards will be presented at TiEcon 2012, May 18-19, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TiEcon is the world's largest conference for entrepreneurs. TiE is a not-for-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals.
For a full list of TiE50 winners, please visit http://www.tie50.net/tie50awards/2012_View_Winners.asp.
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. Find us on Twitter and Facebook.
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