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FireEye-Parsons Alliance Seeks to Offer Multisector Cybersecurity Platforms; David DeWalt, Chuck Harrington Comment

FireEye and Parsons have partnered to develop a portfolio of technology and service offerings designed to minimize security risks in physical and cyber systems. The alliance seeks to combine FireEye’s threat intelligence and information technology protection services with Parsons’ critical infrastructure management expertise, FireEye said Monday. “Critical infrastructure providers are …

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FireEye, Visa Co-Develop Service to Help Secure Payments; David DeWalt Comments

FireEye has partnered with Visa to jointly develop a Web-based service and associated tools that will work to secure payment data and infrastructure through the use of shared threat intelligence. The companies said Wednesday the Visa and FireEye Community Threat Intelligence service is part of their overall partnership, which includes the release of tools for …

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David DeWalt: DHS Grants FireEye SAFETY Act Cyber Certification

The Department of Homeland Security has granted a SAFETY Act of 2002 certification to FireEye for the company’s multi-vector virtual execution engine and dynamic threat intelligence cloud platform. SAFETY Act certifications give customers that use FireEye technologies a liability protection from lawsuits related to alleged failure to prevent cyber attacks, FireEye said Wednesday. “FireEye …

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FireEye Announces Initiatives, Partnerships for Cyber Ecosystem Efforts; David DeWalt Comments

FireEye has launched the Fuel Cyber Security Coalition as part of the expansion of its Fuel partner program to integrate efforts to protect joint customers from cyber attacks through workflow and threat intelligence sharing. The company said Monday the coalition will facilitate sharing of information on threat actors using FireEye Community Threat …

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David DeWalt: FireEye-Singtel Team’s New Security Ops Center Seeks to Address SE Asia Cyber Demand

FireEye and Singapore Telecommunications have opened a joint Advanced Security Operations Center that collaborates with Singtel’s network operations center and FireEye’s global ASOC network to offer their combined security and “info-communications” technologies. FireEye said Wednesday the ASOC is located in Singapore and houses 50 security professionals who work to deliver threat detection, prevention and response services …

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David DeWalt: FireEye’s Threat Intell Sharing Initiative Eyes Cyber Automation, Customization

FireEye has unveiled its Global Threat Intelligence Sharing initiative to help customers exchange threat intelligence with community members such as industry partners and establish a unified cyber defense effort. The company said Friday the initiative aims to leverage FireEye’s Community Threat Intelligence platform, the FireEye Dynamic Threat Intelligence cloud and Adaptive Defense strategy in …

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FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

FireEye CEO David DeWalt has called on information security leaders to embrace threat intelligence as a new, alternative basis for their defense platforms and security strategies, GovInfo Security reported Wednesday. “It’s a tough conversation, telling them they’ve spent a lot of money on defense-in-depth that isn’t working,” DeWalt told reporter …

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John McGee Joins FireEye as Worldwide Sales SVP; David DeWalt Comments

John McGee, formerly executive vice president for worldwide field operations at Informatica, has joined FireEye as senior vice president of worldwide sales. David DeWalt, chairman and CEO of FireEye, said Tuesday that McGee will focus on helping the company bolster its delivery of tools and services to protect customers from cyber attacks. McGee has previously served as president of …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Study on Attack Data Reveals Vulnerabilities in 97% of Cases

A new FireEye study that looked into companies’ cyber defenses has found vulnerabilities in most architectures, which CEO David DeWalt says signals a need for a purpose-built offering against advanced, ever-evolving threats. The report examined attack data from more than 1,200 organizations that trialed but had yet to install FireEye products from October …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Opens European R&D Center to Develop Cyber Threat Defense Tech

FireEye has opened a Dresden, Germany-based research and development center, where the company will work with European educational institutions on security research, FireEye said Tuesday. David DeWalt, FireEye chairman and CEO, said the European research center is part of a company effort to help customers combat threats. The FireEye European, Singapore and Bangalore …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Looks to Virtual Machines, Global Collaboration As Cyber Attacks Require ‘Fundamentally Different Approach to Security’

FireEye Inc. released a report Dec. 19 indicating it has identified 11 ‘Zero-Day’ cyber attacks so far in 2013, an advanced kind of cyber attack that exploits ‘previously unknown vulnerabilities in widely deployed software programs’ and make it difficult to detect subsequent malicious activity, the company said. In addressing the …

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