5 Reasons FireEye Antimalware Technology Is Overvalued By Wall Street

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1. FireEye Antimalware Technology Is Being Commoditized

Next-generation firewalls and intrusion prevention systems are building in similar file-behavior mechanisms, said Garry Sidaway, global director of security strategy at managed services provider WideAngle, an NTT Com Security firm.

Check Point Software Technologies, Lastline, Palo Alto Networks and Sourcefire, recently acquired by Cisco Systems, have components that isolate suspicious files and monitor their behavior to detect malware. Fortinet said it would deploy a similar capability later this year. In addition, cloud security vendor Zscaler said its Web gateway service now uses file behavioral analysis to detect advanced persistent threats.

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