Sign up to receive 5 free days of our daily summary for tech news.

Join us for just $10/month for our analysis of Facebook's new cryptocurrency announcement on 6/18.

Read this article for free.

Already a subscriber? Log in here


Tech Industry Watches FireEye’s Turnaround Effort

FireEye has helped respond to some of the biggest security breaches of the past few years, including at Equifax and Sony. But for the past 18 months, CEO Kevin Mandia has been fighting a different threat, one facing FireEye itself. His progress is likely being watched by rival security firms and big tech companies like Cisco.

One of the hottest names in cybersecurity four years ago, known for technology that spots advanced security threats, FireEye ran into trouble in 2014. Losses ballooned thanks to slowing sales growth and huge increases spending, sending its stock price plunging as much as 85% from its high in early 2014. Mr. Mandia took over as CEO mid-2016 and immediately set about cutting costs and trying to update its product portfolio. While losses have come down, the stock remains depressed.

What Is The Information?

Notes bb3aa5069205d702dda37fc71dc6f1c59df2310c4379304e9f1199f052af4884

Exclusive Articles

We broke it first. Receive original reporting you won't read anywhere else from the largest newsroom in tech.

Notebook b5103017ee163370a1667c9ce59ab0ef023875a17888105d26c185cadf31bb69

Daily news analysis

Every weeknight, we'll send you our reporters’ views on the day’s top tech news—distilled into one email.

Conference calls c9e664e8b96ee347d3e92b8309938f268422b9db98cfabca5c826fbb75054b23

Conference calls

Get access to our reporters and other top executives with monthly deep-dive calls into topics like startups and autonomous vehicles.

Events 499acedd16cffc41445edd76bfd302b2836c2a27419890f17130a6b10e2aa3df

Special Events

For no extra fee, get access to more than a dozen events yearly, from intimate dinners to larger gatherings with marquee speakers.

What else is included in my subscription?

Become a contributor

Share your views and find other subscribers by completing your profile. You’ll be listed in our contributor directory.

Slack community

Discuss topics and current events with our subscriber-only Slack group and share news about your company with other subscribers.

Annual Subscriber only benefits:

Org Charts

Access the only collection of tech company org charts. Our expanding database includes companies like Amazon, Snap, and Uber.

Crypto Newsletter

Our experts investigate the latest in the crypto world to keep you in-the-know about the movements of digital currencies.

Stay up to date on Silicon Valley

Sign up for Jessica Lessin’s (The Information’s CEO & Founder) free Saturday newsletter and also receive a complimentary week of our daily afternoon tech commentary email.

Already a subscriber? Log in here

Recent Articles


Fake Hire, Staff Departures Roil SoftBank-Backed Security Startup

By Sarah Kuranda

Cybersecurity Startups

McAfee Has Held Talks to Acquire Security Startup Endgame

By Sarah Kuranda


Intel Plans to Shut Down Smart Glasses Group

By Aaron Tilley


McAfee Lays Off Hundreds, Senior Executives Depart

By Sarah Kuranda

‘If anyone bought us, I’m still along for the ride and we have to operationally manage what we’ve got.’