MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FireEye, Inc. (Nasdaq:FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, announced that FireEye chairman of the board and CEO David DeWalt will keynote at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). DeWalt's speech will address whether the preliminary Cybersecurity Framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) adequately protects critical infrastructure against advanced cyber threats. This event will take place in Washington, D.C. on December 5, 2013 from noon to 2 PM EST. The event will be simulcast from the CSIS website at http://csis.org/event/strengthening-nist-cyber-framework-against-advanced-threats.
During his keynote, DeWalt will share FireEye research on cyber threats using advanced tactics and techniques such as zero-day exploits and never-seen-before malware to target critical infrastructure companies. He will also discuss ways to enhance the Cybersecurity Framework so that companies adopting it will be better protected against these kinds of sophisticated attacks.
CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Since 1962, CSIS has been dedicated to finding ways to sustain American prominence and prosperity as a force for good in the world.
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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, 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 1,300 customers across more than 40 countries, including over 100 of the Fortune 500.
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