SOURCE: Sourcefire


December 04, 2012 09:00 ET

Sourcefire Honored as a 2012 Top Workplace by The Baltimore Sun

Commitment to Employee Development and Work/Life Balance Helps Create Innovative Technology Environment

COLUMBIA, MD--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces, ranking as the No. 1 publicly traded mid-sized company and number three overall in the mid-sized company category. The Baltimore Sun evaluated more than 1,100 organizations in compiling this year's list.

"This recognition is a testament to all of our employees who, with our leadership team, work together to create a culture of focus, integrity, respect and excellence," said Leslie Pendergrast, Chief People Officer, Sourcefire. "At Sourcefire we understand that our employees are essential to our success and are dedicated to creating a workplace that fosters innovation and collaboration, while also encouraging personal development, advancement and family balance."

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with more than 30 major publishing partners and recognizes a National list of Top Workplaces. 

Sourcefire values employee development and is working to provide clear roadmaps for growth and advancement, which instills a strong sense of empowerment and job satisfaction. In a recent survey employees stated that they are confident they will be performing a valuable role at the company a year from now and that their supervisors take an active role in their development. There was also a strong sense of dedication and pride in the organization's success. Employees also emphasized confidence in the leadership team's ability to operate a successful organization over the next three years and stated that management acts with integrity, setting high standards for others to follow. Sourcefire has grown significantly since its founding in 2001 and now serves clients in more than 180 countries, with 322 of its almost 600 employees based in the Baltimore area.

The Baltimore Sun published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Sunday, December 2nd. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit and

About Sourcefire
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, is transforming the way global large- to mid-size organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. With solutions from a next-generation network security platform to advanced malware protection, Sourcefire provides customers with Agile Security® that is as dynamic as the real world it protects and the attackers against which it defends. Trusted for more than 10 years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership with numerous patents, world-class research, and award-winning technology. Today, the name Sourcefire has grown synonymous with innovation, security intelligence and agile end-to-end security protection. For more information about Sourcefire, please visit

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