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Company Also Recognized By SC Magazine as the IPS Industry Innovator of 2009

COLUMBIA, Md., January 11, 2010 – Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE), a leader in intelligent Cybersecurity solutions, today announced that the SC Awards program is recognizing the Sourcefire 3D® System as a finalist in the ‘Best Intrusion Prevention/Detection’ category and Sourcefire RNA® as a finalist in the ‘Best Policy Management Solution’ category for 2010. Additionally, SC Magazine recognized Sourcefire as its 2009 IPS Innovator in the December issue.

“By selecting the Sourcefire 3D System and Sourcefire RNA as finalists, the SC Awards program is highlighting the increased value Sourcefire is providing to our customers’ businesses,” said Greg Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Sourcefire. “The additional recognition from SC Magazine as the IPS Innovator of 2009 validates Sourcefire’s continued efforts to remain at the forefront of the industry with intelligent solutions that can proactively address today’s dynamic threats.”

The SC Awards Reader Trust finalists were chosen by a panel of security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets that make up a wide distribution of SC Magazine readers. The Sourcefire 3D System and RNA were selected from more than 600 entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories.

In addition, SC Magazine’s editors named Sourcefire their IPS Industry Innovator of 2009. In its December issue, the magazine commended Sourcefire for its move into virtualization, advancements in network intelligence and expansion beyond traditional IPS capabilities. Sourcefire was also recognized for taking a holistic view of security and starting the foundation for an ecosystem to make security more efficient.

“Finalists in this year’s SC Awards including Sourcefire represent a cross-section of the security industry’s best-in-class,” said Illena Armstrong, Editor-in-Chief at SC Magazine. “Our readers recognize that these companies are making today’s businesses more secure.”

Sourcefire is consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership with more than 50 awards and accolades to date. Most recently, Sourcefire was named to the Deloitte Fast 500 and Snort(R) was named to InfoWorld’s Open Source Hall of Fame and was named Best IPS/IDS by the 2009 SC Magazine Awards. In addition, Sourcefire was recognized by Baltimore SmartCEO’s Future 50, which recognizes the region’s fastest growing companies and Martin Roesch was named one of eWeek’s Top 100 Most Influential People in IT. To view Sourcefire's awards, go to

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and the annual SC World Congress conference and expo.

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About Sourcefire

Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE), is a world leader in intelligent Cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. Sourcefire’s IPS and Real-time Adaptive Security solution equips customers with an efficient and effective layered security defense – protecting network assets before, during and after an attack. Through the years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership by customers, media and industry analysts alike – with more than 50 awards and accolades. Today, the names Sourcefire and founder Martin Roesch have grown synonymous with innovation and network security intelligence. For more information about Sourcefire, please visit

SOURCEFIRE®, SNORT®, the Sourcefire logo, the Snort and Pig logo, SECURITY FOR THE REAL WORLD™, SOURCEFIRE DEFENSE CENTER®, SOURCEFIRE 3D®, RNA®, RUA™, DAEMONLOGGER™, CLAMAV®, SOURCEFIRE SOLUTIONS NETWORK™, and certain other trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sourcefire, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other company, product and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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