FireEye Ranked First in Cybersecurity 500 List of Companies to Watch for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

MILPITAS, Calif. – November 24, 2015 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced it topped the Cybersecurity 500 ranking of the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies for the fourth consecutive quarter.

The Cybersecurity 500 directory is published by Cybersecurity Ventures, which also releases a Cybersecurity Market Report that consolidates estimates by IT research firms and analysts. The latest report finds that the cybersecurity industry is expected to grow from $77 billion in 2015 to more than $170 billion in 2020.

“This Cybersecurity 500 ranking demonstrates that FireEye continues to lead the way in helping the world address the evolving threat landscape,” said David DeWalt, FireEye CEO and chairman of the board. “FireEye is clearly at the vanguard of this rapidly growing and increasingly critical industry, building on the strength of our global threat management platform, our role as first responder to today’s most significant breaches, and the intelligence generated by our threat research labs.”

"FireEye continues to impress and lead the market with the most innovative cybersecurity technology, product lineup and consulting services," says Steve Morgan, founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity 500. “The worldwide cybersecurity market is defined by market sizing estimates that range from $77 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020. We believe that FireEye has all of the ingredients to continue capitalizing on the opportunity."

The directory rankings were based on selection criteria that included:

  • Problem(s) Solved
  • Customer Base
  • Feedback from CISOs and Decision Makers
  • Feedback from IT Security Evaluators & Recommenders
  • Feedback from VARs, SIs and Consultants
  • Company Growth
  • Published Product Reviews
  • Demos and Presentations at Conferences
  • Corporate Marketing and Branding
  • Media Coverage
  • Notable Implementations
  • Founder and Management Pedigree
  • Interviews with Senior Management

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 4,000 customers across 67 countries, including more than 650 of the Forbes Global 2000.

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FireEye, Inc.

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FireEye, Inc.