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Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint to mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. No one protects people, the data they create, and the digital channels they use more effectively than Proofpoint.

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600 Million+
email threats blocked daily
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100 Billion+
data points analyzed daily
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200 Million+
social media accounts protected
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7 Million
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July 12, 2019  |  
Insights into end-user security awareness and behavior around phishing
July 11, 2019  |  
Weak employee training leaves entire industries vulnerable to phishing
July 04, 2019  |  
TA505 cybergang debuts 'AndroMut" downloader to deliver FlawedAmmyy RAT globally
December 09, 2016

ZDNet features Proofpoint research into the August Information Stealer, which has been targeting customer service and managerial staff at retailers.

December 01, 2016

IT Security Guru covers the breach of 26,500 UK National Lottery accounts and features insight and advice for users from Proofpoint’s Adenike Cosgrove.

November 17, 2016

Help Net Security features Proofpoint research into Ransoc, a new ransomware variant that gathers data about victims from their social media accounts. 

October 27, 2016

The Register features Proofpoint’s discovery of a new social media phishing scam targeting major UK bank brands.

October 13, 2016

The Register discusses the history of ransomware and email security and features Proofpoint expertise on how security solutions can help organisations respond to cyber attacks. Joe Diamond is quoted.

October 04, 2016

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 27, 2016

International Business Times UK features Proofpoint’s discovery of new ransomware variant MarsJoke, which is targeting government agencies and educational institutions.

September 16, 2016

The Register covers Proofpoint’s research into a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Edge browsers.

September 10, 2016

AOL Money covers Proofpoint’s discovery that cybercriminals are using legitimate PayPal accounts to distribute the Chthonic banking Trojan.

September 08, 2016

Infosecurity covers Proofpoint’s latest research on Pokémon Go, which analyses fraudulent social media accounts related to the popular app.

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2018 GSN's Home Land Security Awards
2018 Best Email Security / Loss Management Solution - Platinum Winner
2018 GSN's Home Land Security Awards
2018 Best Threat Intelligence Solution - Platinum Winner
Customer Choice 2019
2019 Proofpoint Essentials
Customer Choice 2019
2019 Proofpoint Security Awareness Training
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Most Important Cybersecurity Companies of the Last 30 Years
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Best Cybersecurity Education Provider (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 eDiscovery (Proofpoint E-discovery Analytics)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Best Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Email Security (Proofpoint Email Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
2018 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
CRN’s 2018 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s Top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Mobility 100: 30 Coolest Mobile Security And Device Management Vendors
2017 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Regulatory Compliance Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Fraud Prevention Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
2016 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2016 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
CRN’s 2016 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
2015 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2015 SC Magazine Awards - Best Customer Service
2014 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2014 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Email Security Solution
2014 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2013 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2012 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™

Media Contact

Kristy Campbell

Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Proofpoint, Inc.
+1.408.850.4142