ISMG Sponsors 2015 FireEye Cyber Defense Summit

ISMG Sponsors 2015 FireEye Cyber Defense Summit

Former U.S Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell to Headline October Event

Information Security Media Group, publisher of DataBreachToday, BankInfoSecurity and more than two-dozen other international media sites, announces its sponsorship of the FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2015, to be held Oct. 11-14 in Washington, D.C.

Former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret) will be a headline speaker at this annual event sponsored by FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks. Joining Powell as featured speakers will be David DeWalt, chairman of the board and CEO, FireEye and Kevin Mandia, president, FireEye.

The FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2015, to be held at the Washington Hilton, is the sixth edition of the leading event, previously known as MIRcon. The Summit will bring together more than 2000 international business leaders and information security practitioners to focus on lessons and best practices across three main security tracks: Incident Response, Management, and FireEye Tales from the Trenches.

Summit discussion topics will range from breach case studies to threat intelligence, technology trends, incident response techniques, malware analysis and more. The full conference agenda and registration information are available at:

The event kicks off Oct. 11 and 12 with training sessions focused on topics such as "Malware Analysis Crash Course" and "Enterprise Incident Response." A welcome reception will be held on the evening of Oct. 12, followed by two days of Summit sessions on Oct. 13 and 14. The Code of Arms Reception will be held the evening of Oct. 13.

To learn more about the FireEye Cyber Defense Summit, and to keep up to date on the latest speakers, sessions and registration information, follow the hashtag #FEYECyberSummit on Twitter, and visit the FireEye blog:

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 3,400 customers across 67 countries, including over 250 of the Fortune 500.

About ISMG

Information Security Media Group publishes InfoRiskToday, DataBreachToday, BankInfoSecurity, CUInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity and CareersInfoSecurity. These digital media sites offer news, views, research and education on the top industry, security, regulatory and technology challenges facing information security leaders worldwide. Each site is guided by an advisory board of renowned thought-leaders from business, government and education.

ISMG's suite of educational webinars offers hands-on training by knowledgeable practitioners and is available to individual and corporate subscribers.

ISMG's custom research, including the Healthcare Information Security Today and Faces of Fraud surveys, as well as the new FireEye-sponsored 2015 Breach Impact Study, is routinely featured at leading industry events, such as RSA Conference and Infosecurity Europe. The company also offers exclusive events, which currently include the Fraud Summit series, Data Breach Prevention Summits, custom roundtables and roadshows.

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