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October 20, 2016

Proofpoint Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire FireLayers, Extending Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) to SaaS Applications

Proofpoint has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FireLayers, an innovator in cloud security.

October 20, 2016

Proofpoint Announces Strong Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Proofpoint, Inc. announces financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

October 09, 2016

Why an unhackable mobile phone is a complete marketing myth

TechCrunch features a contributed article from Proofpoint’s David Jevans about mobile security and the myth of the “unhackable phone”. David Jevans authored the article.

October 04, 2016

Proofpoint CEO: Keeping Information Safe | Mad Money | CNBC

CNBC Mad Money’s Jim Cramer interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele on the cybersecurity landscape and the threats facing companies today including email spoofing, social media fraud and data breaches.

September 28, 2016

Proofpoint Named A Leader In Digital Risk Monitoring and Granted Groundbreaking Patent for Social Media Protection

Proofpoint, Inc. announces it has been named a leader in digital risk monitoring in the The Forrester Wave™: Digital Risk Monitoring, Q3 2016 report and was also granted a new patent for its social media protection technology.

September 26, 2016

MarsJoke ransomware variant targets local and state governments

FedScoop covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a new ransomware variant called MarsJoke that is targeting local and state government officials. A Proofpoint spokesperson is not quoted.

September 15, 2016

Microsoft Shuts Dow Zero Day Used in AdGholas Malvertising Campaigns

Threatpost covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a zero-day vulnerability that affected both Internet Explorer and Edge in a massive malvertising campaign.

September 06, 2016

One In Five Brand Profiles Is Fake

MediaPost features Proofpoint’s Social Media Brand Fraud Report revealing that social media threats are on the rise for most brands.

September 06, 2016

PayPal Scammers Take To Twitter

PYMNTS covers Proofpoint’s discovery of an angler phishing scam targeting PayPal users.

September 06, 2016

Executive Edge: Three biggest cyber threats

CNBC’s Squawk Box interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele on the threat landscape and how organizations can stay protected across email, mobile and social media channels.