FireEye Named “Overall Infrastructure Security Solution Provider of the Year” in 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award Program

International awards program recognizes company’s Mandiant Security Validation offering for ability to continuously measure, optimize and rationalize security effectiveness

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 15, 2020 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Overall Infrastructure Security Solution Provider of the Year” award for its Mandiant® Security Validationoffering in the fourth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. This program is conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

The Mandiant Solutions group brings together the world’s leading threat intelligence and front-line incident response data with its continuous security validation platform to arm organizations with the tools needed to increase security effectiveness and reduce organizational risk. The Mandiant Security Validation offering equips security teams with the ability to safely emulate real attacks and gain visibility into exactly how their security controls will react to different adversary behaviors executed in real-time. The results highlight specific individual attacks and even entire areas in the extended kill chain that defeat or bypass security controls across technology, people and processes.

With Mandiant Security Validation, organizations have full visibility into performance data and controls behavior they need to optimize and transform their entire security program. The Mandiant Security Instrumentation Platform features a vast content library of adversary techniques and malware behavior analysis that is continuously updated with Mandiant frontline intelligence and incident response data. This timely and relevant intelligence paired with the ability to safely emulate relevant and real attack binaries differentiates Mandiant Security Validation.

“Security leaders today spend an exhaustive amount of time and money trying to protect their business-critical assets without verifiable answers as to whether these efforts are effective,” said Chris Key, Executive Vice President of Products for Mandiant Solutions.“Mandiant Security Validation empowers security leaders to be able to prioritize what matters to them now. By measuring, optimizing and continuously monitoring their environment, teams can confidently report to business leadership that security investments are delivering the expected value. This 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award serves as a strong validation of the success of our approach to providing IT and business leaders with the evidence required to inform larger business decisions and rationalize cybersecurity spending.”

The mission of the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories, including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Email Security and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,750 nominations from over 20 different countries throughout the world.

“Security teams need data-driven metrics to be able to demonstrate real value from their security investments safeguarding customer data and other critical assets as well as keeping the business operational and profitable, meeting regulatory compliance mandates, and protecting the brand,” said James Johnson, Managing Director, CyberSecurity Breakthrough. “Mandiant Security Validation is a breakthrough solution that delivers this high-level of threat intelligence and data-driven insights, supported by its unique approach to adversary intelligence, augmentation and automation and business outcomes. We extend our hearty congratulations to FireEye for taking home the top spot for our ‘Overall Infrastructure Security Solution Provider of the Year’ award in the 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program.”

To learn more about how Mandiant Security Validation equips security teams with the ability to validate security effectiveness against the latest and emerging adversary attacks including the newly named financial crime group FIN11, visit

About Mandiant

Mandiant Solutions, a part of FireEye, brings together the world’s leading threat intelligence and frontline expertise with continuous security validation to arm organizations with the tools needed to increase security effectiveness and reduce organizational risk, regardless of the technology deployed.

About FireEye, Inc.

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 9,300 customers across 103 countries, including more than 50 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

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