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January 25, 2016

Largest Sustained Dridex Surge Hits Organizations

Kevin Epstein

Last Friday, January 22, our worldwide threat intelligence system detected the largest sustained Dridex campaign on record—66 percent greater than the previous high.

January 20, 2016

Proofpoint and Palo Alto Networks Partner, Integrate Automated Threat Protection

Ryan Kalember

It’s been clear for a long time that attackers will leverage any means necessary to infiltrate a targeted organization.

December 22, 2015

Instagram: Companies Need New Tools to Mitigate New Risks

Proofpoint Staff

In the five years since its inception, Instagram has rapidly increased in popularity, joining Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter as one of the top social media sites on the web.

December 21, 2015

The Dark Side of Social Media

Proofpoint Staff

Hackers, spammers and scam artists see social media as an opportunity to easily distribute their wares to massive audiences.  We see it all the time in association with large brands. A single phishing or scam lure posted to a big brand can reach ten thousand potential victims.

December 16, 2015

Coming Soon: The Proofpoint Customer Success Center!

Proofpoint Staff

As a Proofpoint customer, your satisfaction is our top priority. We strive to continuously improve our service offerings and are excited to share that we will be migrating to a new support portal in 2016! This new service will allow for a smarter, more personalized customer experience.

December 10, 2015

Why Microsoft Office 365 Native Archiving Isn’t Enough: 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself

Emily Wojcik

Chances are, you are considering Microsoft Office 365 as part of your archiving strategy.  Today, practically every IT team is asking themselves:

Is it good enough?”
“How does it work?” and
“How does it compare with third party solutions?”

November 18, 2015

Four Ways to Spot a Holiday Cyber Scam

Proofpoint Staff

Next week is Black Friday, followed shortly by Cyber Monday—and ‘tis the season for cybercriminals to take advantage of online shoppers. Below are four tips from Proofpoint cybersecurity experts on how to stay cyber safe this season:
 

November 04, 2015

An Enterprise Archiving Leader, 4 Years Running

Emily Wojcik

Developing a modern enterprise archiving strategy isn’t easy.  IT departments are increasingly plagued by data growth and service requirements back to internal customers.   Legal and compliance teams struggle with how to best retain, access, discover and ultimately dispose of content in complianc

November 03, 2015

Proofpoint Acquires Socialware

Proofpoint Staff

We at Proofpoint are happy to announce the acquisition of Socialware. Founded in 2009, Socialware is a leading player (along with Proofpoint’s Social Media and Compliance group) in the social media security and compliance market.

November 03, 2015

3 Tips to Boost Your Personal Cybersecurity While Traveling

Proofpoint Staff

If you are like most people, you’re excited about the upcoming 3-day weekend. For some, it’s the last chance to enjoy the fun of summer. Hackers are excited too, because higher volumes of travelers offer more opportunities to exploit human and system flaws with malicious attacks.

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