FireEye to Discuss Next-Generation Threat Protection, Advanced Cyber Attacks, and Taking Down Botnets at RSA 2013

Next-generation threat protection company shares research and insight during leading security conference

FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping today’s new breed of cyber attacks, today announced it will present three sessions at RSA Conference 2013 on February 25 through March 1 in San Francisco. The sessions will discuss next-generation threat protection from threats such as zero-day and advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks, advanced cyber attacks from China, and taking down the world’s largest spam botnets. FireEye will also be exhibiting in booth #1646.

FireEye speakers and presentations include:

WHAT: "Next-Generation Threat Protection To Counter Advanced Attacks"

WHEN: Thursday, February 28, 8:00 – 9:00 AM

WHERE: RSA Conference 2013, Room #123

WHO: Ashar Aziz, Founder and CTO, FireEye

This presentation will discuss ways to protect enterprises and government agencies by stopping today’s new breed of cyber attacks such as zero-day and advanced persistent threats.

WHAT: "APTs By The Dozen - Dissecting Advanced Attacks From China"

WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 8:00 – 9:00 AM

WHERE: RSA Conference 2013, Room #120

WHO: Alex Lanstein, Senior Systems Engineer, FireEye

This session will dissect a dozen Chinese attacks against governments and militaries worldwide that were witnessed in 2012, identify common intent and methodology, and provide evidence of participation from political dissidents and corporations.

WHAT: "Taking Down The World's Largest Botnets"

WHEN: Friday, March 1, 11:40 – 12:00 PM

WHERE: RSA Conference 2013, Room #135

WHO: Atif Mushtaq, Senior Staff Scientist, FireEye

Atif has participated in the takedown of five of the world's largest spam botnets: Srizbi, Mega-D, Pushdo, Rustock, and most recently, Grum. This session will address what it takes to bring down a global spam botnet, the real impact on worldwide spam, and what we’ve learned from the complex operations of today’s biggest bots.

About FireEye, Inc.

FireEye is the leader in stopping next-generation threats, such as zero-day and APT attacks, that bypass traditional defenses and compromise over 95 percent of networks. The FireEye solution supplements signature-based firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways, and provides the world’s only cross-enterprise, signature-less protection against Web and email threat vectors as well as malware resident on file shares. It is the industry’s only integrated solution that stops attacks across every stage of an attack life cycle, from exploit to exfiltration. Using its patented Virtual Execution technology platform across its portfolio, FireEye is uniquely able to protect against next-generation threats. FireEye solutions are deployed in over 40 countries and in more than 25 percent of the Fortune 100.

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