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Proving her Dexterity by making FireEye the Only Next-Gen Endpoint Solution Provider with Zero False Positive: Vasu Jakkal, CMO

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The rules of engagement in today’s threat landscape are changing rapidly and as cyber-crime evolves, there is a security gap that can be exploited. As our dependency on technology further permeates our daily habits, the threats that exploit the security gap will have graver consequences.

Everyday FireEye sees the impact of cyber-attacks on real people. This is what inspires it to fulfil its mission to relentlessly protect the customers from the impact and consequences of cyber-attacks.

The company has learned that technology alone isn’t enough to combat cyber attackers. Its fundamental belief is that hands-on front-line expertise and intelligence, combined with innovative technology, provides the best means to protect its customers from cyber threats.

FireEye has created a unique learning system. The real-time knowledge of the threat landscape ensures that the offerings provide the best means to protect all customers. The firm is constantly guided by its frontline expertise as it builds its products, deliver threat intelligence and arm its services team to prepare for, respond to and prevent breaches.

“The FireEye Innovation Cycle was created by product teams embracing our world-class frontline threat expertise AND our frontline experts embracing our solutions,” FireEye uses this innovation cycle to create the most effective cyber defence platform – a seamless, on-demand extension of its customers' security operations.

Using these technologies first-hand on the front lines further equips the company’s product teams with a constant source of feedback. Through this feedback loop, it continuously improves its products at a rate and with sophistication unmatched in the industry, creating a unique innovation cycle.

FireEye Security Solutions: The Innovation Cycle

Technology alone is not enough to combat cyber threats. FireEye uses a unique innovation cycle that combines technology with expertise to continuously improve solutions at a speed and sophistication unmatched in the industry.

Services FireEye Offers

Cybersecurity services to outmanoeuvre your attackers. The firm knows more about advanced attackers than anyone else. It helps its customers see the big picture - understand evolving attacker motivations and methodologies in a way others cannot. Powered by industry-recognized expertise and nation-state grade threat intelligence sourced from the machine, adversary, campaign and victim intelligence, FireEye cybersecurity services enable smarter decision-making to help you outmanoeuvre your attackers.

FireEye’s clients benefit from its intelligence-led, technology-enabled services including rapid incident response services to minimize the impact of a compromise, and security assessments, enhancement and transformation services to minimize risk through informed decision-making and improved security posture.

FireEye Ecosystem

The FireEye Ecosystem combines technology and expertise for the best security posture. It delivers a complete suite of detection, protection, and investigation capabilities with Network, Endpoint, and Email security solutions under a unified security operations platform, Helix.

The company’s Mandiant Consulting, Managed Defense, and Threat Intelligence services augment organizations with the resources and knowledge necessary to respond to and protect organizations against even the most advanced threats.

The Leading Lady

VasuJakkal, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer:

Vasu is a Passionate, customer-centric and purpose-driven marketing & business leader, who is able to drive transformation, build inspiring brands, create disruptive thought leadership and bolster demand. She has more than 18 years of experience in tech across marketing (brand, comms, products, demand, and operations), strategy and general management in Cloud, CyberSecurity, IoT and Mobility.

Her Speciality is to inspire changes by leading with vision and strategy balanced with driving measurable results. Further creates recognized for building modern, creative and human-centric marketing. She is awarded for thought leadership, storytelling & creating content to inspire actions. Vasu also has a track record for driving growth, pipeline and scaling businesses in challenging markets. She is known for her values-based leadership philosophy with a passion for inspiring & developing teams to achieve big. Her success doesn’t stop here; she is also a recipient of several industry awards & recognition for being a high impact creative & strategic executive.

As FireEye Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Vasu oversees the company’s global marketing organization. She joined FireEye in September 2017, bringing 18 years of technology industry experience, including senior management roles at Brocade, LSI and Intel. Prior to FireEye, Vasu was vice president of corporate marketing at Brocade. She previously served as chief of staff to LSI's CEO and was head of strategic initiatives and marketing for the company. Earlier in her career, she spent more than a decade at Intel in a variety of leadership roles in marketing, engineering, strategy, and general management.

Vasu holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from College of Engineering, Pune, and she is a graduate of Stanford’s Executive Education in Strategic Marketing Management program.

“Our experts' knowledge of the threat landscape provides insights that enable us to build the best technologies in the industry.”