Advanced Malware Execution and Inspection Now Authorized for NATO Operations in Europe and North America
Milpitas - May 27, 2014 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today’s advanced cyber attacks, today announced that the FireEye Forensic Analysis (AX Series) Threat Prevention Platform™ has been certified by NATO for inclusion in the Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC). With this inclusion, the FireEye AX Series provides NATO nations and civil and military bodies with next-generation threat evaluation that meets the INFOSEC Directive.
“Advanced persistent threats are becoming a very tangible threat to the governmental and, ultimately, private organizations that contribute to NATO’s mission of safeguarding freedom,” said Paul Davis, vice president, Europe, FireEye. “Member countries are prime targets for advanced threat actors, whose sponsored goals are often to steal high-value data like NATO plans or communications. We are honored that the FireEye Forensic Analysis Platforms designed to detect these threats has been certified by NATO.”
The NIAPC provides NATO Systems Operations Centers with various information assurance (IA) products, protection profiles, and packages that provide for the safe handling of classified and non-classified NATO information. Products undergo three levels of evaluation to determine the highest level of NATO information they can protect. FireEye Forensic Analysis Platformshas received a full NATO evaluation and has been certified to handle information classified as NATO SECRET.
“Protecting NATO information, members, and organizations from cybersecurity threats is of the utmost importance,” said John Tatman, director, NATO Information Assurance. “We recognize the advanced threat landscape is a growing part of cybersecurity operations which is why we evaluate vendors like FireEye who focus on such attacks.”
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 2,200 customers across more than 60 countries, including over 130 of the Fortune 500.