HP and FireEye Announce First of its Kind Global Alliance for Incident Response and Advanced Threat Services
PALO ALTO, Calif., and MILPITAS, Calif. – April 21, 2015 – HP (NYSE: HPQ) and FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) today announced a first of its kind, go-to-market partnership to make incident response, compromise assessment and threat detection offerings available to HP Enterprise Services’ most strategic clients globally.
Customers will benefit from HP Enterprise Services’ unparalleled global reach, portfolio of world-class security service offerings, including a comprehensive suite of security remediation services underpinned by FireEye’s advanced threat detection, intelligence, methodologies and incident response expertise. The companies will develop an industry standard reference architecture providing customers with a blueprint for advanced threat protection services and incident response capabilities.
Together, HP Enterprise Services and FireEye will jointly go to market with these offerings:
- Global Incident Response from HP and Mandiant will investigate, assess and resolve cyber security events ranging from single-system compromises to enterprise-wide intrusions by advanced attack groups that span hundreds of thousands of systems.
- Advanced Compromise Assessment from HP and Mandiant is a vital step in answering the most important question for every enterprise, whether or not they have been breached. This offering provides HP Enterprise Services strategic customers with the most advanced compromise assessment in the industry and is the first step in transforming their IT security program.
Both these offerings are built around the best practices established by Mandiant and are based on key learnings from a decade of responding to sophisticated attacks and the world’s highest profile breaches.
- ManagedAdvanced Threat Protection Services from HP and FireEyeenable the companies to provide 24/7 security monitoring for indications that a cyber-attack has bypassed traditional technology defenses. HP and FireEye threat analysts will engage as an extension of an organization’s cyber security team, providing insight and intelligence from the front lines. In addition responding to incidents, HP and FireEye will proactively hunt for indicators of compromise (IOCs) in the customer’s environment.
“This partnership with HP extends FireEye’s growing influence in cyber security by bringing the expertise of our Mandiant team, the power of our threat intelligence resources, and the capabilities of FireEye as a Service and other offerings to one of the world’s leading providers of IT and security services,” said Dave DeWalt, FireEye CEO and chairman of the board. “By partnering with HP to provide new advance threat defenses, FireEye can deliver our unmatched combination of technology, intelligence and expertise to some of the largest organizations in the world.”
“HP is committed to addressing the evolving IT needs of customers, and this partnership with FireEye targets a critical priority – protecting our customers’ critical information assets from advanced cyber-attacks, supporting our strategy to be a world-class provider of security services,” said Mike Nefkens, executive vice president, HP Enterprise Services. “This partnership strengthens HP’s already extensive security portfolio spanning enterprise security products, security consulting and managed security services. Together with FireEye’s industry-leading technology, intelligence and expertise, we are enabling our clients to update their defenses with the most advanced cyber security protection available today.”
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 3,100 customers across 67 countries, including over 200 of the Fortune 500.
FireEye, Mandiant and FireEye as a Service are registered trademarks or trademarks of FireEye, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.
FireEye Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to expectations, beliefs and future strategies, plans and objectives with respect to the partnership between HP Enterprise Services and FireEye and the features, benefits and availability of offerings associated with the partnership. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause FireEye's results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, customer demand and adoption of the offerings associated with the partnership; the ability of FireEye and HP Enterprise Services to execute their strategies, plans and objectives with respect to the partnership; FireEye's and HP Enterprise Services’ ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals; and general market, political, economic, and business conditions; as well as those risks and uncertainties included under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in FireEye's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 2, 2015, which is available on the Investor Relations section of the company's website at investors.FireEye.com and on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to FireEye as of the date hereof, and FireEye does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made. Any future offering, feature, benefit or related specification that may be referenced in this release are for information purposes only and are not commitments to deliver any offering or enhancement. FireEye reserves the right to modify future offerings at any time.
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