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Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organisations’ 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 organisations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions that mitigate their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

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600 Million+
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100 Billion+
data points analyzed daily
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200 Million+
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7 Million
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Help Net Security features Proofpoint research into a new malvertising attack targeting routers.

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

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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Ransomware Protection (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Fraud Prevention (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 eDiscovery (Proofpoint e-Discovery Analytics)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Email Security (Proofpoint Email Security)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection and Threat Response)
2019 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
2019 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
2019 SC Media Awards Europe
2019 SC Awards Europe
2019 Customers' Choice
2019 Proofpoint Essentials
2019 Customers' Choice
2019 Proofpoint Security Awareness Training
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Best Cybersecurity Education Provider (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Security Education Platform (Proofpoint Security Education Platform)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Security Education (Proofpoint Security Awareness Training)
2020 CISO Choice Awards_ Premier Security Company Logo
CISO Choice Awards Names Proofpoint the Premier Security Company
Cybersecurity Breakthrough Award 2020
2020 Best Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution Provider of the Year
Espresa Award_2
2020 Espresa Award for Culture Benefits® Innovation and Excellence
Software Report _v2
One of The Software Report's "Top 100 Software Companies of 2020"
SC Awards 2020_Europe
Best Enterprise Security Solution (Proofpoint Advanced Email Protection)
SC Awards 2020_Europe
Best Cloud Computing Security Solution (Proofpoint Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
SC Awards 2020_U.S.
Best Email Security Solution (Proofpoint Email Protection)
One of CRN's 20 Coolest Cloud Security Companies of 2020
One of CRN's 20 Coolest Web, Email and Application Security Vendors of 2020
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Best Cybersecurity Education Provider
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Insider Threat Solution (ObserveIT, a Proofpoint Company)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
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™
CRN’s 2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s Top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 eDiscovery (Proofpoint E-discovery Analytics)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Best Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Email Security (Proofpoint Email Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
30th Anniversary SC Media Award
Most Important Cybersecurity Companies of the Last 30 Years
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
2018 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
CRN’s 2018 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
2012 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™

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Kristy Campbell

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