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March 02, 2018

Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation Will Be the Focus of HIMSS18

Ryan Witt

“Come writers and critics who prophesize with your pen.…for the times they are a-changin'.”  

March 01, 2018

5 Ways Proofpoint’s Wombat Security Acquisition Will Help Cybersecurity Teams Increase Awareness

Ryan Kalember

We are pleased to announce Proofpoint has completed its Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. acquisition—marking a new day in the security awareness and phishing simulation space.

February 23, 2018

PyeongChang 2018 and future Olympic games a target for domain fraud

Harold Nguyen, Roman Tobe

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang are underway but attempts at cyber fraud related to their domain identity appears to have been in the works for some time. The South Korean city was officially named as the Olympic host in 2011.

February 22, 2018

5 Ways To Protect Your Company’s Hashtags

Roman Tobe

Hashtags are a great way to promote your brand on social media. They create buzz, help fans follow your company’s activity, and encourage engagement. But brand hashtags can also put your organization at risk.

February 21, 2018

Proofpoint Recognized on CRN’s Top 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors of 2018

Proofpoint Staff

Proofpoint is pleased to announce it has just been named to CRN’s 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of 2018 and is recognized for fuelin

February 12, 2018

Email Fraud Attackers Grow More Sophisticated as the Average Number of Identities Spoofed per Organization Doubled in Q4

Ryan Terry

Email fraud is more pervasive than ever. Companies of all sizes, in all industry verticals, and in all locations are at risk of falling victim to these highly-targeted, socially engineered attacks.

February 07, 2018

More Ransomware Woe for U.S. Hospitals

Ryan Witt

In what has become an all-too-familiar story, a ransomware attack unfortunately hit a healthcare provider in Indiana. Below are the attack details and four ransomware recommendations to help your organization prepare.

February 01, 2018

How to Protect Your Organization from Digital & Social Media Risks in 2018

Dan Nadir

As we begin a new year, it’s time to make sure your organization is prepared to protect itself against the latest digital and social media threats. Do you know what to watch out for? Are you ready for a social media hack? Do you have a plan?

January 22, 2018

2018 Cyber Threats: How to Prepare and Act

Patrick Wheeler

At this time last year, Proofpoint’s threat intelligence team was seeing sustained malvertising campaigns distributing a variety of exploit kits, big increases in email campaigns carrying ransomware payloads, and a huge jump in attacks via social media and mobile devices.

January 16, 2018

Only Half of the Federal Agencies are DMARC Compliant at the First BOD 18-01 Deadline

Robert Holmes

In October 2017, the Department of Homeland Security announced Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 18-01 to increase security for people who receive email from federal agencies or visit a federal website.

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