You can’t see some malware until it’s too late. Sophisticated attacks arrive in pieces, each seemingly benign. Once these advanced attacks reassemble, the target is already compromised.
FireEye takes a new approach to malware detection with its NX appliances. As this Clear Choice test shows, the FireEye device allows advanced malware to proceed – but only onto virtual machines running inside the appliance.
In our tests, the FireEye appliance performed flawlessly. It detected all the multi-stage malware samples we threw at it, including some involving recent zero-day exploits. The top-of-the-line NX 10000 ran at speeds beyond 4Gbps in inline mode, and at better than 9Gbps in tap mode, both with and without attack traffic present.
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