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Fidelis XPS Earns "Recommended" Rating In NSS Labs Breach Detection System Security Value Map

WALTHAM, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions announced that its flagship network security solution, Fidelis XPS™, earned a top rating of "Recommended" in an independent test of breach detection systems conducted by NSS Labs for its ability to provide customers with a very high level of detection at a lower cost. NSS Labs is an information research and advisory company known for its third-party testing of the world's leading security products.

"This high rating confirms the reliability of Fidelis XPS and reinforces the significant value it delivers to our customers," said Tom Lyons, vice president of product management for General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions. "Our top priority is to help our customers keep pace with today's evolving and dynamic threat landscape and this NSS Labs test clearly shows that we are among the best in the industry at providing comprehensive, cost-effective cybersecurity solutions."

Fidelis XPS' placement in the upper right corner of the NSS Labs Security Value Map illustrates the value of security investment options. This position indicates that Fidelis XPS rates high in security effectiveness and at the same time has a lower than average total cost of ownership (TCO per protected – Mbps).

Fidelis XPS passed all six stability and reliability tests, scored 100 percent on its resistance to evasion techniques and had a zero percent false positive rate as tested, ensuring persistent defense and minimizing the chance of a breach. It also detected 98 percent of HTTP malware, 98 percent of email malware and 100 percent of exploits, earning an overall breach detection rating of 98 percent.

"Detecting malware at the infiltration point is a big issue facing our customers today and the performance of Fidelis XPS in this NSS Labs test showcases our strength at addressing this aspect of the cybersecurity challenge," said Peter George, president of General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions. "Add that to Fidelis XPS' unique and proven ability to address other aspects of the cybersecurity challenge, including lateral propagation and exfiltration.  We are giving our customers the confidence that they have the comprehensive visibility and necessary protection in place to address the full threat lifecycle."

The General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions' Individual Test Reports from NSS Labs can be downloaded at Additionally, a copy of the testing methodology for the NSS Labs test is available at

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, services and expertise to combat today's sophisticated advanced threats and prevent data breaches. Our commercial enterprise and government customers around the globe can face advanced threats with confidence through use of our Network Defense and Forensics Services, delivered by a team of security professionals with decades of hands-on experience, and our award-winning Fidelis XPS Advanced Threat Defense products, which provide visibility and control over the entire threat life cycle. To learn more about General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, please visit

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions is a part of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

SOURCE General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions

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