|By Marketwire .||
|September 19, 2012 05:15 PM EDT||
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/19/12 -- FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced cyber attacks, today announced that it received three Stevie® Awards at the tenth annual American Business Awards ceremony.
The company was presented with a Gold Stevie for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees, and also won a Silver Stevie for Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees. The FireEye Email Malware Protection System (MPS) won a Gold Stevie for New Product or Service of the Year - Hardware.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit, and non-profit, large and small.
"The constantly evolving nature of advanced cyber threats pose a serious risk to enterprises and government agencies worldwide," said Ashar Aziz, FireEye founder and CEO. "FireEye is honored to be recognized and these awards validate not only our company, but also our technology and products that identify new advanced threats and block attacks across all major threat vectors."
The FireEye Email MPS stops advanced targeted attacks that use spear phishing to evade signature- and reputation-based defenses and compromise the majority of today's corporate networks. The Email MPS analyzes all emails for malicious URLs and attachments using the FireEye Virtual Execution (VX) engine, which features real time, signature-less, stateful attack analysis.
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 270 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process this year. More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.
"We're delighted to recognize so many innovative companies, new products, technical achievements, and technology executives in the ABA's new product and tech awards categories," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "It's gratifying and inspiring to have received so many remarkable entries for this year's competition. We look forward to staging this event in San Francisco for years to come."
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 17 are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye is the leader in stopping advanced cyber attacks that use advanced malware, zero-day exploits, and APT tactics. The FireEye solutions supplement traditional and next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways, which cannot stop advanced threats, leaving security holes in networks. FireEye offers the industry's only solution that detects and blocks attacks across both Web and email threat vectors as well as latent malware resident on file shares. It addresses all stages of an attack lifecycle with a signature-less engine utilizing stateful attack analysis to detect zero-day threats. Based in Milpitas, California, FireEye is backed by premier financial partners including Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, and Juniper Networks.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
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