FireEye Hosting Second Annual Government Forum Featuring FBI Assistant Director of Cyber Division Joseph Demarest
Event to Also Host First-Ever Reveal of the Practices and People That Power FireEye Threat Intelligence
MILPITAS, Calif. – Apr 17, 2015 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader at stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced the keynote speakers of the second annual FireEye Government Forum. David DeWalt, chairman of the board and CEO, FireEye, Kevin Mandia, president, FireEye, and Dan McWhorter, VP of threat intelligence, FireEye will join Joseph Demarest, assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division as the event’s headliners.
The FireEye Government Forum brings together high-level government officials and cyber security professionals for a variety of strategic discussions and practical workshops. Attendees can engage with industry leaders and hear from experts in the field to learn how they can detect, prevent, analyze, and respond to the cyber threats facing all levels of government today.
The 2015 Government Forum program includes seven sessions across multiple cyber security disciplines, including an exclusive public discussion of FireEye’s industry-leading Threat Intelligence operation. Session topics will cover risk management techniques, endpoint solutions, and cyber resiliency, among others.
This year’s event features four keynote sessions, including:
· FBI Assistant Director Joseph Demarest – Government Keynote
Joseph Demarest will provide insight into the current state of the cyber threat landscape and discuss how agencies can improve their ability to protect their systems and to respond when incidents do occur.
· FireEye VP of Threat Intelligence Dan McWhorter – Threat Intelligence Panel
In a panel discussion, Dan McWhorter and his team of analysts will share behind the scenes stories from their experience tracking advanced cyber threat groups like APT1, APT28, FIN4, and the recently exposed APT30. They will also discuss the emerging discipline of private-sector intelligence analysis--from effective intelligence sharing with the government to building cross-functional teams.
· Date: May 21, 2015
· Location: JW Marriott, Washington, DC
· Registration (Free for Government & Military): https://www.etouches.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=116160&reference=website
To stay up-to-date on the FireEye Government Forum’s latest speakers, agenda and registration information, please visit: http://fcw.com/fireeye.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors 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 3,100 customers across 67 countries, including over 200 of the Fortune 500.
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