Global Manufactururer Experiences Immediate ROI with FireEye Malware Protection


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Leading global manufacturer partnered with FireEye Malware Protection Systems and found immediate ROI from intial implementation and ability to detect and mitigate next-generation Web-based threats.

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Global Manufactururer Experiences Immediate ROI with FireEye Malware Protection

  1. 1. Case StudyGlobal Manufacturer Experiences ImmediateROI with FireEye Malware Protection System Summary Company Global Corporation Industry Manufacturing Description A global manufacturer with sales of over $13 billion, selling to customers in more than 150 countries, and having 70,000 employees. Challenge Identify and implement a malware inspection, capture and control system to combat ad- vanced malware, zero-day and targeted APT attacks. Help bring visibility into risks at newly ac- quired companies, and help enforce company security standards at distributed sites. Solution needed to offer easy and flexible deployment, and the option of monitoring throughout the complete enterprise from a single location. Solution Implementation of FireEye Web Malware Protection System 7000 Series and 4000 Series appli- ances, FireEye Malware Protection Cloud and FireEye Central Management System. FireEye appliances drop-shipped to all new company acquisitions prior to their integration into the corporate network. Results Immediate ROI from initial implementation, ability to expediently detect and mitigate a wide variety of next-generation Web-based malware. Network traffic from new acquisitions can be fully profiled, inspected and filtered prior to introduction into corporate infrastructure.Celebrating over 100 years in business with an extensive customer base, the corporation has very high standards for securitybecause its global presence makes it an increasingly attractive target for cyber-based attacks. To combat the ever-escalatingcadre of nefarious digital threats, the corporation assembled an impressive portfolio of security professionals, tools and pro-cesses. The company’s Information Security Department has a charter to continually search for best-in-class solutions designedto minimize network and data vulnerabilities throughout the enterprise.“…we experienced our first valid trapping of new malicious activity almost immediately. The appliance literallypaid for itself inside the first 20 minutes!”– Information Security Specialist, Global ManufacturerFireEye, Inc. | 1390 McCarthy Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 | 408.321.6300 | 877.FIREEYE (347.3393) | |
  2. 2. Case StudyThe company’s Information Security Specialist, The initial FireEye configuration encompassed twoelaborated, “We had some great tools in place, but FireEye Web Malware Protection System networkwere always concerned about advanced malware security appliances (4000 and 7000 Series), FireEyeattacks and were looking for the ability to quickly Malware Protection Cloud and the FireEye Centralidentify infected hosts and rapidly take mitigating Management System (CMS).action before any harm could be done.” The company executes many acquisitions, makingA rigorous set of functional requirements was drawn the ability to rapidly deploy a device to any recentlyup and, following a review of potential candidates, acquired organization imperative. The Informa-the company swiftly focused on the rich feature tion Security Specialist explained, “One of the veryset of the FireEye Web Malware Protection System first things that happens before we even consider(MPS) network security appliances. The enterprise- allowing a new subsidiary to join our network is theclass portfolio of FireEye security appliances offers deployment of a FireEye appliance at all the egressa wide spectrum of capabilities, including real-time points to give immediate insight into exactly whatblocking of next-generation Web malware, such is entering and exiting the environment; it’s a veryas Trojans, bots, and signature-evading threats. The compelling capability.”inspection, capture and confirmation of zero-daymalware and targeted APT attacks are paralleled in The FireEye Central Management System is alsoan extensive virtual execution engine. proving to be a valuable asset; allowing an examiner to look at the forensic details of a particular exploitProof of Concept Provides Stunning Outcome anywhere across the enterprise from a single van- tage point.The corporation conducted a highly controlledproof of concept and the results were spectacular.The Information Security Specialist recalled, “The When Online Integrity is at Stake, FireEye Deliversinitial deployment was totally painless and we ex- The Information Security Specialist concluded, “Theperienced our first valid trapping of new malicious FireEye appliances are an all-in-one solution that ef-activity almost immediately. The appliance literally fectively halts zero-day and targeted attacks acrosspaid for itself inside the first 20 minutes! The proof of the enterprise. The protection provided is indepen-concept officially ran for 30 days, but we were so dent of signatures and we enjoy an incredibly lowimpressed with the results that we signed the con- false positive rate.”tracts during the test period.”Key Components:FireEye Web Malware Protection System 7000 Series applianceFireEye Web Malware Protection System 4000 Series applianceFireEye Central Management SystemFireEye Malware Protection CloudFireEye is the world leader in combating advanced malware, zero-day and targeted APT attacks that bypasstraditional defenses, such as Firewalls, IPS, AV, and Web gateways!© 2011 FireEye, Inc. All rights reserved. FireEye, Inc. and all FireEye, Inc. products are either trademarks or registered trademarks of FireEye, Inc.Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. -- CS.WMPS052011FireEye, Inc. | 1390 McCarthy Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 | 408.321.6300 | 877.FIREEYE (347.3393) | |