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Accuvant Selected as 2013 FireEye Partner of the Year

Accuvant, the authoritative source for information security, today announced that it was selected as the 2013 FireEye Partner of the Year. The award, which is based on Accuvant’s business achievements and innovative malware and incident response solutions, was presented at FireEye Momentum, the annual sales and partner meeting in Las Vegas.

“Accuvant brings a unique combination of in-depth FireEye product knowledge and extensive expertise in malware reverse engineering, binary analysis and software security,” said Steve Pataky, FireEye vice president of worldwide channels and alliances. “Our products coupled with Accuvant’s capabilities provide a solid platform for reliably detecting, understanding and mitigating malware infections. As a long-time FireEye partner, Accuvant has made significant contributions to our business and we look forward to further strengthening our relationship in the coming year.”

“In this day and age, the presence of malicious code in an organization’s network is an unavoidable consequence of doing business,” said Dan Wilson, Accuvant co-founder and senior vice president of partner solutions. “Effectively combating malicious threats requires a holistic strategy that includes proven solutions – such as the FireEye security platform – as well as effective processes and the right expertise. We are proud to partner with industry-leading product manufacturers to help organizations defend against threat vectors that target their data.”

Accuvant offers a complete portfolio of services to support FireEye products, including identification and selection, resale, implementation and integration, and optimization. The company also offers a unique and comprehensive approach to dealing with malware, performing monitoring, identification, response, attribution and remediation, and working with organizations to add safeguards against future attacks. Accuvant’s malware-specific services are delivered by malware researchers, specialized reverse engineers and forensic investigators, and include threat assessments, managed malware mitigation, malware emergency response, incident response, incident handling, communication processes and procedures, and forensic investigation.

About Accuvant
Accuvant is a leading provider of information security services and solutions serving enterprise-class organizations across North America. The company offers a full suite of service capabilities to help businesses, governments and educational institutions define their security strategies, identify and remediate threats and risks, select and deploy the right technology and achieve operational readiness to protect their organizations from malicious attack. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Accuvant has offices across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2002, Accuvant has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies for the last seven consecutive years. For more information about Accuvant, visit Accuvant’s website at www.accuvant.com.

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