Major US Financial Institution Ensures Email Integrity with Proofpoint

This leading U.S. financial services company has served its clients faithfully for more than 150 years. With more than 6,500 financial advisers serving approximately five million clients, the company provides the full spectrum of financial services. These include consultation on wealth and asset income protection, education and retirement planning, and investment advice. The company’s financial performance and long-standing reputation of trust have kept it growing steadily. And over the years it’s become one of the most highly valued companies in its sector.

THE CHALLENGE

  • Reduce cybersecurity risk from fraudulent email, targeted phishing attacks
  • Prevent attackers from spoofing the company’s domain name
  • Maintain the trust of customers and partners; reduce financial exposure

THE SOLUTION

  • Proofpoint Email Protection and Targeted Attack Protection (TAP)
  • Proofpoint Threat Response Auto-Pull (TRAP)
  • Proofpoint Email Fraud Defense (EFD)
  • Proofpoint Cloud App Security Broker

THE RESULTS

  • Blocked or quarantined over 6.6 million unwanted messages in 30 days
  • Achieved 100% rejection of fraudulent email to reduce risk
  • Protected employees’ email and cloud accounts from BEC and EAC attacks
  • Stopped domain-based spoofing and protected the integrity of the company brand

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