MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2016) - FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced it won the 2016 award for Best In-House Legal Team for Corporate Governance at a Small to Mid-Cap Company from NYSE Governance Services, a subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange. The award was presented during the 3rd annual Governance, Risk and Compliance Leadership Awards ceremony on June 8 hosted by NYSE Governance Services.
The Governance, Risk, and Compliance Leadership Awards recognize outstanding companies and individuals that have demonstrated noteworthy efforts in the areas of governance and compliance. These NYSE Governance Services awards underscore the role that corporate governance plays in dictating a company's success and a board's contribution to long-term value.
"Winning a NYSE Governance Services Leadership Award recognizes FireEye's commitment to governance, risk, and compliance programs that drive our innovation," said Alexa King, executive vice president and general counsel, FireEye. "This award reflects our success in elevating governance, regulation and compliance as we strive for excellence across our business."
"NYSE Governance Services would like to congratulate the individuals and organizations that have truly exemplified the highest standards of compliance, ethics and governance. Their dedication and noteworthy achievements truly set the bar for best practices and standards in corporate governance, which plays an integral role in a company's success and long-term value to its shareholders," said Adam Sodowick, president, NYSE Governance Services.
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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