FireEye Combines Virtual Machine Technology, Big Data Analysis and 24x7 Service and Support To Counter Cyber Attacks At All Times In All Places
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 20, 2013 – FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, is presenting Oculus, the industry’s first global, real-time, continuous protection platform, at Gitex 2013. The company has combined people, products and intelligence to deliver what it believes is the worlds’ 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 re-imagined security to help organizations combat and defeat the menace of cyber crime 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 world-wide 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 cyber-crime 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 victims, 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, 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. 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 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 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 FireEye’s 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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