FireEye Only Cyber Security Company Named to 2016 List of 50 Smartest Companies by MIT Technology Review

Annual List Honors Companies that Combine Innovative Technology to Create New Opportunities

Milpitas, Calif. – June 29, 2016 – FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping today’s advanced cyber attacks, today announced it was named one of the 50 smartest companies in the world by MIT Technology Review.  

“Each year we identify 50 companies that are ‘smart’ in the way they create new opportunities,” said Jason Pontin, MIT Technology publisher and editor in chief. “Some of this year’s stars are large companies that are using digital technologies to redefine industries, while others wrestle with technological changes. Also on the list are ambitious startups looking to make their mark in an existing marketplace or create a new market entirely.”

“FireEye is committed to driving innovation and changing the model for cyber security,” said Kevin Mandia, CEO, FireEye. “This MIT Technology Review award is evidence of our focus and speed in creating solutions to empower every organization to protect themselves from cyber attacks.”

The list is included in MIT Technology Review’s annual business issue, which is available online now at and on newsstands worldwide on July 5, 2016.

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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 4,700 customers across 67 countries, including more than 730 of the Forbes Global 2000.

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