Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021

Proofpoint Wins 2021 CISO Choice Awards for Premier Security Company, Email Security, and Cloud Security Solutions

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Proofpoint has been selected as the winner in the Premier Security Company, Email Security, and Cloud Security Solutions categories for the 2021 CISO Choice Awards, making this the second straight year Proofpoint was recognized as the Premier Security Company. 

Winning across three categories is great recognition, and to receive this honor from a judging panel of highly regarded security executives is further validation of Proofpoint’s market leading solutions. 

This recognition underscores that our people-centric approach to cybersecurity and compliance makes Proofpoint truly unique. As attackers shift to targeting people, we believe the most effective way to reduce risk is to protect people from the threats targeting them, often through email and cloud vectors. We provide our customers with deep visibility into who the most attacked people are, how they’re targeted, who are vulnerable to those attacks, and how to protect them more effectively. 

We also help organizations identify and quickly respond to data loss resulting from negligent, compromised, or malicious users because data doesn’t lose itself. There’s always a user involved – so a people-centric approach can succeed where prior solutions failed. Our approach delivers necessary cloud-based protection across all major channels regardless of a user’s location, communication method, or regulation requirements. 

This year’s CISO Choice Awards esteemed judges included: 

Cherokee Nation Businesses CISO Nikk Gilbert 

Delta Dental Plans CISO Fred Kwong 

Dollar Tree Stores CISO Kevin McKenzie 

Florida Crystals CISO Christine Vanderpool 

Invitae CISO Dave Ruedger 

Markel Corporation CISO & Privacy Officer Patricia Titus 

Nexteer Automotive CISO & Privacy Officer Arun DeSouza 

OneMain Financial VP/SMD Technology Tunde Oni-Daniel 

PLDT Group & Smart Communications Group CISO Angel Redoble 

Ricoh USA, Inc. CSO David Levine 

RWJBarnabas Health CISO Hussein Syed 

William Blair CISO Ralston Simmons 

Security Yearbook 2021 author and analyst Richard Stiennon 

The CISO Choice Awards are part of Security Current and the exclusive CISOs Connect membership knowledge-sharing community. For more information on this recognition and award series, please visit and for additional details on Proofpoint’s unique people-centric approach to cybersecurity and compliance, please visit