MILPITAS, Calif., April 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FireEye, Inc. (Nasdaq:FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced the release of the fifth annual Mandiant® M-Trends® report. Compiled from advanced threat investigations conducted by Mandiant in 2013, "Beyond the Breach" details the tactics used by threat actors to compromise organizations and steal data. The report also highlights emerging global threat actors, their suspected motives, as well as the types of targets and information they are after.
"It is hard to overstate how quickly cybersecurity has gone from a niche IT issue to a consumer issue and boardroom priority," said Kevin Mandia, SVP and COO, FireEye. "Over the past year, Mandiant has seen companies make modest improvements in their ability to attack the security gap. On the positive side, organizations are discovering compromises more quickly, but they still have difficulty detecting said breaches on their own. It is our focus to bridge that gap and continue the positive trends our customers are seeing."
Based on the incidents investigated by Mandiant in 2013, some of the key findings from "Beyond the Breach" include:
To view a full copy of the 2014 Mandiant M-Trends report, please visit: www.mandiant.com/m-trends2014.
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.
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