SF Corporate Overview Essay example

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Corporate Fact Sheet


Sourcefire’s vision—Security for the Real World—is not only grounded in its history but propels the company, and industry, forward. A world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, Sourcefire® is transforming the way mid-­‐ to large-­‐size organizations and government agencies manage and minimize security risks to their dynamic networks, endpoints, mobile devices and virtual environments. With solutions from a next-­‐generation network security platform to advanced malware protection, Sourcefire’s threat-­‐centric approach provides customers with Agile Security® that delivers protection before, during and after an attack.

History Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Sourcefire was founded in January 2001 by Martin Roesch, author of open source Snort®, the world’s most widely deployed intrusion detection and prevention technology with nearly 4 million downloads to date. Sourcefire’s award-­‐winning IPS solutions are built on Snort and designed to provide continuous security in a world of continuous change.

Stock Exchange Listing and Financial Information Sourcefire is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “FIRE”. For financial information, visit http://investor.sourcefire.com/.

Products Sourcefire products enable Agile Security that spans the full attack continuum – before, during and after an attack – and also across the extended network and all attack vectors.

Sourcefire Next-­‐Generation IPS (NGIPS): advanced threat protection integrating real-­‐time contextual awareness, full-­‐stack visibility and intelligent security automation to deliver industry-­‐leading security effectiveness and performance. NGIPS customers may also add application control and URL filtering.

Sourcefire Next-­‐Generation Firewall (NGFW): the world’s most powerful NGIPS, integrated application control and firewall functionality in a universal, high-­‐performance security appliance. FirePOWER™: fundamental Sourcefire technology embedded in the 8000 and 7000 Series appliances to provide a universal security architecture and deliver energy-­‐efficient, market-­‐leading performance.

Advanced Malware Protection: A malware-­‐defeating solution, based on a telemetry model gathering data from network, endpoints, mobile devices and virtual environments, that provides visibility and control of modern threats – from point of entry, through propagation and post-­‐infection remediation. Deployment options include inline network protection via a software license add-­‐on for FirePOWER…