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Perspectives on next generation cybersecurity, compliance risks and the cloud

November 16, 2018

Cybersecurity Education Series: What Is Malware?

Joe Schwartz

Malware is one of the most pervasive and dangerous techniques cybercriminals employ to steal an organization’s funds and gain access to confidential data.

November 05, 2018

Proofpoint Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers

Itir Clarke

Many IT executives have adopted a “Cloud First” strategy to reduce computing costs and improve productivity. However, this boost to operational efficiency is closely followed by the discovery of new security and compliance risks.

October 31, 2018

Regulatory Support for Email Security

Trent Adams

Email continues to be the most common method used to gain unauthorized access to corporate systems and perpetrate cyber fraud.  More specifically, targeted business email compromise (BEC) attacks clearly stand out as a major problem.  With a

October 30, 2018

Don’t Be Manipulated During Midterm Elections: 5 Immediate Social Media Actions You Need to Take.

Dan Nadir

Our midterm elections are quickly approaching, which means Americans need to be hyperaware on social networks to avoid misinformation and scams. Below are five things you must do right now to protect yourself online and not be manipulated.

October 25, 2018

Designing for People: Proofpoint’s UX Team Reveals the Process behind a Product Refresh

Ken Brown

Whether it’s stopping attacks that target users or our passion for customer service, protection has always started with people at Proofpoint. People are also the inspiration behind one of the most sweeping UI/UX redesigns in our company’s history.

October 23, 2018

Cybersecurity Education Series: What Is Phishing?

Joe Schwartz

Phishing is one of the oldest and most pervasive cybersecurity threats. It’s been around since email was invented, and phishing attacks have evolved to evade even our most sophisticated cybersecurity defenses.

October 19, 2018

5 Common Misconceptions about Cybersecurity, Debunked

Stephen Chan

Proofpoint attended Microsoft's Ignite conference for the first time ever last month. And we plan on returning.

October 16, 2018

Federal DMARC Adoption Rates Increase Significantly to Address BOD 18-01 Deadline

Robert Holmes

Today marks the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 18-01 deadline, which requires all U.S.

October 12, 2018

Cybersecurity Education Series: What Is Email Fraud?

Joe Schwartz

Since its inception, email has been a favorite target for cyber criminals hoping to steal sensitive data, user credentials, and company funds. In response, organizations have deployed a wide range of email security tools.

October 09, 2018

Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) Awards the Business Email Compromise List with the 2018 JD Falk Award, Proofpoint Among Recognized Organizations

Proofpoint Staff

Business email compromise (BEC) /email fraud continues to be a serious pain point for organizations worldwide—and according to the FBI, it has resulted in $12.