Proofpoint Wins 19 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, Including Most Innovative Company

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Proofpoint has won 19 accolades in the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, including gold recognitions for Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Best Cybersecurity Education Provider. The 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards recognise companies, products, and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security.

“Proofpoint’s commitment to ongoing innovation and best-in-class solutions is one of the many reasons the world’s largest organisations, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, trust our effectiveness,” said Ryan Kalember, executive vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy for Proofpoint. “Our 19 Cybersecurity Excellence Award recognitions underscore Proofpoint’s ability to provide customers with granular visibility into people-centric risk, advanced technology, and the user training necessary to stop today’s sophisticated attacks.”

The awards are produced by Cybersecurity Insiders in partnership with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the vast experience of over 400,000 cybersecurity professionals to honor the world’s best cybersecurity products, professionals, and organisations.

In total, Proofpoint was awarded 14 gold awards, four silver awards, and one bronze award across company and product categories, including:

Company Awards (Between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)

  • Gold Winner: Best Cybersecurity Education Provider - North America
  • Gold Winner: Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company - North America
  • Bronze Winner: Best Cybersecurity Company - North America

Product Awards (Between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)

  • Gold Winner: Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
  • Gold Winner: Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
  • Gold Winner: Insider Threat Solution (ObserveIT, a Proofpoint Company)
  • Gold Winner: Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
  • Gold Winner: Security Education (Proofpoint Security Awareness Training)
  • Gold Winner: Security Education Platform (Proofpoint Security Education Platform)
  • Gold Winner: Ransomware Protection (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection)
  • Gold Winner: Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
  • Gold Winner: Fraud Prevention (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
  • Gold Winner: Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
  • Gold Winner: Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
  • Gold Winner: eDiscovery (Proofpoint e-Discovery Analytics)
  • Silver Winner: Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
  • Silver Winner: Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
  • Silver Winner: Email Security (Proofpoint Email Security)
  • Silver Winner: Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection and Threat Response)

For more information on the foundations of effective people-centric security, please view our recent webinar on a three-phase cybersecurity maturity model to help organisations extend their email security to stop compromised cloud accounts and data loss.