SOURCE: FireEye, Inc.

FireEye, Inc.

February 19, 2015 11:00 ET

FireEye Ranked First in Cybersecurity 500 List of Companies to Watch in 2015

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) -  FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader at stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced it ranks at the top of the Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015 according to Cybersecurity Ventures.

"FireEye is honored to be recognized as the top cybersecurity company in the Cyber 500," said David DeWalt, CEO and Chairman of the Board of FireEye. "Cyber defense has never been more important, and we believe our number one ranking reflects that we bring together the best of the best when it comes to products, intelligence and expertise to combat the increasingly advanced world of cyber crime."

The cybersecurity industry is expected to grow from $71 billion in 2014 to more than $155 billion in 2019, according to the latest edition of the Cybersecurity Market Report, which makes the industry unusually competitive.

"FireEye is a visionary market leader with world-class technology, an outstanding leadership team, and a clear ability to continue executing their business strategy," said Steve Morgan, Founder & CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures. "We are pleased to announce that FireEye is ranked number one on our Cybersecurity 500 directory of the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies," added Morgan.

The directory rankings were based on selection criteria that included:

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

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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