National Department Store Chain

September 26, 2016

Detecting and eliminating mobile application threats

Customer Challenge 
The department store’s new chief security officer wanted to get a full understanding of all potential risks and ensure its current mobile device security policy was actually working.

Proofpoint Solution
• Proofpoint Mobile Defense

Results 
With a Proofpoint assessment, it uncovered malicious malware from a loophole that allowed senior executives to bypass the mobile security policy and download apps at their discretion. The company immediately updated its executive policy.

“We thought we were protected by our security setup but we weren’t. We’re happy that we decided to do the free Proofpoint assessment, which allowed us to identify and remove dangerous malware that could have jeopardized the company.”
- IT Executive, National Department Store Chain