(Corrects headline to say revenue rose, not profit)
Nov 1 (Reuters) - Cyber security software maker Sourcefire Inc reported higher quarterly revenue, helped by U.S. government spending on network security.
Net income fell to $1.2 million, or 4 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $2.0 million, or 7 cents per share, a year earlier.
Excluding items, the company earned 25 cents per share.
Revenue rose 30 percent to $58.8 million. (Reporting by Neha Alawadhi in Bangalore)