Email Security and Protection

Email Security


Proofpoint Email Protection solution stops malware and non-malware threats such as impostor email or email fraud. Deployed as a cloud service or on-premises, the secure email service provides granular email filtering to control bulk "graymail" and other unwanted email. And business continuity capabilities keep email communications flowing, even when your email server fails.

Features and Benefits

Protection against impostor email

Dynamically classify impostor email other threats that don't involve malware. These low volume, hard-to-detect threats have cost businesses more than $2.3 billion and cannot be detected by solutions that detect only malware. We detect and classify impostor email through a combination of authentication (DMARC), pre-defined rules, and dynamic classification. Our email security technology actively assesses the reputation of the sender for accurate protection without additional administration overhead. We analyse:

  • Sender-recipient relationship
  • Domain reputation
  • Email headers and envelope attributes
  • Email content

Granular filtering and control

Email Protection can control all aspects of inbound and outbound email. Our policy engine gives you complete flexibility. Custom rules support global, group, and user-level controls to meet the needs of even the most complex enterprise. Individual security quarantines enable you to separate email types to allow your people to access their email digest and quarantine while keeping malicious emails away. Quarantines include:

  • Spam
  • Impostor
  • Bulk
  • Phishing
  • Malware
  • Adult
  • Low Priority

Detailed visibility

Email Protection gives you a wealth of data and search tools. Our advanced message tracing features a high-performance search engine to help you quickly pinpoint hard-to-find log data based on dozens of search criteria.

With more than 60 real-time reports for detailed visibility into mail flow and trends, Email Protection provides the data that can help address issues and trends as they emerge.

Give your people self-service control over their email preferences such as:

  • Quarantines
  • Safe and block lists
  • Bulk mail delivery

These email security services are also easy to brand, providing familiarity for users who access these tools. And with support for numerous languages, you can deploy them globally

Gartner Enterprise Information Archiving Magic Quadrant

Gartner Market Guide for Email Security

It's not always clear how and where to invest your cybersecurity budget for maximum protection. Gartner’s "Market Guide for Email Security" is a great place to start.

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A secure email service helps protect your people from impostor email threats

Impostor email, also known as CEO fraud, has bilked more $2.3 billion from more than 17,642 known victims so far.

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Support, services and training

We offer world-class email protection support, services, and training to maximize your investment.