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FireEye Adds Android Mobile App to Mobile Threat Prevention Platform

New Capabilities Give Enterprises and Employees Real-Time Protection From Evolving Mobile Threats

MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced the expansion of the FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention (MTP) platform with the introduction of the FireEye Mobile Security™ app. With the expansion, organizations are able to protect devices on the Android™ platform with FireEye Multi-vector Virtual Execution™ engine technology and FireEye Dynamic Threat Intelligence™. Without relying on traditional signature-based tools, the enhancements to MTP add dynamic, malware-related security to mobile devices that complement existing Mobile Device Management tools. The new FireEye Mobile Security App will be generally available by the end of June 2014.

"Mobile security, like advanced persistent threat attacks, is a top security issue in enterprise today, yet it has largely relied on traditional defenses," said Manish Gupta, senior vice president of products, FireEye. "With almost half of the global workforce believed to be using their personal phone for work, the expanded Mobile Threat Prevention platform makes it easy for enterprises to guard their data from mobile threats using the advanced protection FireEye is known for."

Focused on the Android ecosystem, FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention provides administrators and employees visibility into the mobile threats currently on their networks and devices through a single dashboard and lightweight Android app. Using a hybrid-cloud model, the Android app performs signature-less analysis of user apps in the cloud while leaving sensitive employee information on-premise. With the new app and management tools, the FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention platform, is now designed to identify unknown mobile threats in real time using behavioral analysis, block malicious apps from running, and alert users and administrators of suspicious apps.

"As mobile growth in the enterprise continues, the real risks will push upward into the application security layer. Simply looking at the security of the device of choice is insufficient," wrote Tyler Shields, senior analyst, Forrester in the October 2013 Forrester Research report, "It's Time To Level Up Your Mobile Application Security Program."

Spanning devices and applications, the FireEye enhanced Mobile Threat Prevention platform capabilities now include:

  • Immediate access to FireEye Dynamic Threat Intelligence -- Evaluate apps against an encyclopedia of more than 2 million pre-analyzed apps from Google Play® and third-party app stores. This includes threat scores and behavioral details with on-demand threat assessments.
  • Simplified app threat management -- Granular visibility into compromised devices as well as multiple enforcement options, including blocking malicious apps from running.
  • A combination of semantic, dynamic, and behavioral analysis -- Comprehensive, on-demand threat assessments for newly launched or custom-built apps.

The FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention platform provides industry-leading mobile malware detection and prevention capabilities and a cloud-based app threat assessment solution. For more information on FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention, including how to become a beta customer of the new solution, please visit http://www.fireeye.com/MTP.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to general availability, expected capabilities, and expected benefits of FireEye Mobile Security Management, the FireEye Mobile Security app, and the enhanced FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention platform. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause FireEye's results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause FireEye's results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include FireEye's limited operating history and limited experience with developing and releasing new products and services; disruptions or other business interruptions that affect the availability of network connection to the FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention platform; real or perceived defects, errors, or vulnerabilities in the FireEye platform; rapidly evolving technological developments in a market that is characterized by rapid changes in technology, customer requirements, industry standards, and frequent new product introductions and improvements; and general market, political, economic, and business conditions; as well as those risks and uncertainties included under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in FireEye's Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 22, 2014, which is available on the Investor Relations section of the company's website at investors.FireEye.com and on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to the company as of the date hereof, and FireEye does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made. Any future product, feature, or related specification that may be referenced in this release are for information purposes only and are not commitments to deliver any technology or enhancement. FireEye reserves the right to modify future product or service plans at any time.

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 1,900 customers across more than 60 countries, including over 130 of the Fortune 500.

© 2014 FireEye, Inc. All rights reserved. FireEye, Mobile Threat Prevention, Mobile Security Management, Mobile Security, Multi-vector Virtual Execution, Dynamic Threat Intelligence, and Mobile Analysis are registered trademarks or trademarks of FireEye, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. All other brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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