FireEye has launched FireEye XDR, a unified platform designed to help security operations teams strengthen threat detection, accelerate response capabilities, and simplify investigations.
FireEye introduced FireEye XDR, a unified platform designed to help security operations teams strengthen threat detection, accelerate response capabilities, and simplify investigations. The FireEye XDR platform provides native security protections for Endpoint, Network, Email, and Cloud with a focus on improving organizations' capabilities for controlling incidents from detection to response.
FireEye announced that Erin Joe has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Alliances. In this role, Joe will be responsible for Mandiant strategy development and implementation, as well as key alliances in both the government and private sector.
Mandiant has untangled itself from FireEye by selling the product portion of the firm to Symphony Technology Group for $1.2 billion. In a cybersecurity divorce that had fewer leading indicators than the dissolution of Kim and Kanye, Mandiant has finally untangled itself from FireEye by selling the product portion of the firm to Symphony Technology Group for $1.2 billion.
FireEye has been sold for $1.2bn to the same American private equity fund that bought McAfee's enterprise security business, severing it from infosec stablemate Mandiant. The sale to Symphony Technology Group will see threat intel and incident response business Mandiant return to the market as a standalone operation in Q4 this year, FireEye said in a statement.
FireEye has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group in an all-cash transaction for $1.2 billion, before taxes and transaction-related expenses. The FireEye products business and Mandiant Solutions will continue to operate as a single entity until the transaction closes, allowing management and STG to develop a successful transition of the FireEye products business to a standalone entity within the STG portfolio.
FireEye on Wednesday announced plans to sell its products business, including the FireEye name, as part of a $1.2 billion transaction that splits off the Mandiant Solutions unit from the company's endpoint protection and cloud security products. According to FireEye, the cloud security, network and email product side of the house will be sold off in a $1.2 billion all-cash transaction to Symphony Technology Group, the private equity firm that also owns RSA Security and McAfee Enterprise.
According to Mandiant, the surge in ransomware attacks, which are meant to be noisy and detected, is partially the reason for shorter dwell times observed in live attacks over the last year. In the ransomware attacks investigated by Mandiant, 78% had a dwell time of 30 days or less, and only 1% of these incidents had a dwell time of 700 days or more.
FireEye unveiled two new insider threat security services from Mandiant. The new services help organizations establish or scale up insider threat programs and are designed to provide ongoing protection against rapidly evolving and dynamic malicious activities within organizations.
Cyber sleuths have already blamed China for a hack that exposed tens of thousands of servers running its Exchange email program to potential hacks. The CEO of a prominent cybersecurity firm says it now seems clear China also unleashed an indiscriminate, automated second wave of hacking that opened the way for ransomware and other cyberattacks.