|Traded as||NASDAQ: FEYE|
|Headquarters||Milpitas, California, United States|
|Dave DeWalt (CEO and Chairman of the Board), Ashar Aziz (Founder, Vice Chairman of the Board, CTO, and Chief Strategy Officer)|
|Products||Network security products|
Number of employees
|Slogan||Next Generation Threat Protection|
FireEye, Inc. is a publicly listed US network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing. Founded in 2004, the company is headquartered in Milpitas, California. Threat prevention platforms include Network, Email, Endpoint, Mobile, Content, Analytics, and Forensics. The FireEye Global Defense Community includes more than 2,500 customers across 65 countries, including over 150 of the Fortune 500. FireEye is the first cyber security company awarded certification by the Department of Homeland Security. FireEye "has been called in to investigate high-profile attacks against Target, JP Morgan Chase, Sony Pictures, Anthem and others".
On May 8, 2014, FireEye acquired company nPulse Technologies for approximately $60 million. nPulse is intended to build on FireEye's ability to detect intrusions in a company's network by making it easier to track the intrusion and better understand its effect on the network.
In 2004, Ashar Aziz, an engineer from Sun Microsystems, founded FireEye with venture capital provided by Sequoia Capital. Aziz is the original inventor of the core set of technologies behind the company's main product line, the FireEye Malware Protection System. In 2006, FireEye launched its first product—a switch-based network access control appliance.
Products and services
Central Management System
The Central Management System (CMS) consolidates the management, reporting, and data sharing of Web MPS, Email MPS, File MPS, and Malware Analysis System (MAS) into a single network-based appliance by acting as a distribution hub for malware security intelligence.
Dynamic Threat Intelligence
The FireEye Cloud crowd-sources Dynamic Threat Intelligence (DTI) detected by individual FireEye MPS appliances, and automatically distributes this time sensitive zero-day intelligence globally to all subscribed customers in frequent updates. Content Updates include a combination of DTI and FireEye Labs generated intelligence identified through Research efforts.
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