FireEye Announces Oculus, the Industry’s First Global, Real Time, Continuous Protection Platform
FireEye Combines Virtual Machine Technology, Big Data Analysis, and 24x7 Service and Support To Counter Cyber Attacks at All Times in All Places
FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, announced Oculus, the industry’s first global, real time, continuous protection platform. The company has combined people, products, and intelligence to deliver what it believes is the world’s strongest defense system to counter today’s targeted cyber attacks.
“Today’s attack landscape knows no boundaries or time zones. Customers need protection around the clock and around the world,” said FireEye CEO David DeWalt. “With Oculus, FireEye has reimagined security to help organizations combat and defeat the menace of cybercrime and espionage. Oculus gives organizations—large and small—a global, real time, continuous protection platform to help protect brand, intellectual property, and data. With Oculus, FireEye brings together what customers have been demanding—a unique combination of virtual machine technology, big data analysis, and 24x7 worldwide support and service infrastructure.”
Oculus is comprised of three components:
- Threat Prevention Platform—The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform addresses today’s advanced cyber attacks. The platform features the patented Multi-Vector Virtual Execution™ (MVX) engine that conducts signature-less analysis atop a patented, virtualization technology purpose-built for security. The MVX engine is designed to provide scalable, accurate, and timely protection across the primary threat vectors—Web, email, and files. In addition, to counter the growing menace of malicious mobile applications, FireEye plans to augment its MVX technology by releasing a new SaaS-based platform named FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention early next year.
Dynamic Threat Intelligence™ (DTI)—FireEye’s global
deployments provide the company with rich threat intelligence. On an
hourly basis, FireEye customers benefit from updated threat
intelligence on worldwide cybercrime networks and nation-state
actors. DTI leverages:
- Big Data analysis: By aggregating and analyzing large volumes of attack data in near real time, FireEye can recognize global attack patterns and pinpoint possible and actual targets, thereby providing customers much needed foresight.
- APT Discovery Center: The APT Discovery Center catalogs and analyzes current and past APT campaigns. It characterizes APT attacks by technical footprint, vertical industry, geography, and target to help security teams, law enforcement, and governments improve defenses.
- Support and Services: Today’s attacks are global in nature. FireEye protects its global customers via 24x7 worldwide support in all major regions around the world. Organizations are also realizing that security talent is in short supply globally. To address this challenge and to leverage FireEye’s unique insight into today’s advanced threats, FireEye is introducing Continuous Protection Service. This service allows FireEye customers to leverage FireEye’s expertise in addressing today’s cyber threats and gain insight into their security posture relative to their industry vertical, allowing them to conduct a continuous risk assessment of their organization.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye Threat Protection Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors, including Web, email, and files and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 1,100 customers across more than 40 countries, including over 100 of the Fortune 500.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding the release of FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention early next year. There are a significant number of factors that could cause a delay in the release of this product, including: FireEye’s limited operating history and limited experience with developing and releasing new products and services; disruptions or other business interruptions that affect the availability of the DTI cloud; real or perceived defects, errors or vulnerabilities in the FireEye platform; rapidly evolving technological developments in a market that is characterized by rapid changes in technology, customer requirements, industry standards, and frequent new product introductions and improvements; and general market, political, economic, and business conditions.
All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to the company as of the date hereof, and FireEye does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.
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