Letter From Sourcefire Chairman Steve Polk: Former CEO John Burris Loses Battle With Cancer

Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:00pm EDT

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  COLUMBIA, MD, Oct 19 (Marketwire) -- 
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE)

    Dear Stockholders, Employees, Customers and Friends,

    I am very sad to report that our friend, former Sourcefire CEO John
Burris, has lost his battle with cancer and passed away late this
afternoon. We extend our sympathies to his wife Ann, his children Jason,
Meg and Luke, his siblings Joe and Becky, his parents, family and
friends. John touched the lives of all he met, especially Sourcefire's
Firemen who were inspired by his vision and leadership. We were enriched
by knowing him and are filled with sorrow. 


 Lt. Gen.
(ret) Steven R. Polk

    About Sourcefire
 Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a world leader in
intelligent cybersecurity solutions, is transforming the way global
large- to mid-size organizations and government agencies manage and
minimize network security risks. With solutions from a next-generation
network security platform to advanced malware protection, Sourcefire
provides customers with Agile Security(R) that is as dynamic as the real
world it protects and the attackers against which it defends. Trusted for
more than 10 years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for its
innovation and industry leadership with numerous patents, world-class
research, and award-winning technology. Today, the name Sourcefire has
grown synonymous with innovation, security intelligence and agile
end-to-end security protection. For more information about Sourcefire,
please visit www.sourcefire.com.


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