Today's Threats Are Evolving

Evolve your strategy at our premier customer event

Innovation. Education. Inspiration.

Whether it’s security, compliance or digital transformation, business is changing faster than ever. Navigate today’s biggest challenges at Proofpoint Protect, our premier customer event. Learn about the latest threat trends and techniques. And see how people-centric cybersecurity and compliance can keep you a step ahead.

Protect brings together hundreds of thought leaders around the globe—along with the best cybersecurity minds in the business—for a provocative, timely agenda designed to inform, engage and inspire. With more than 40 technical sessions, hands-on workshops, networking and more, you’ll learn about the latest threat trends and leave knowing what it takes to become a security organization built for the modern enterprise.

Experience breakout sessions, workshops, labs, and more. Our experts will be on hand to provide personal consultation on your active projects.

Expert Advice

Hear from top industry experts, and get actionable insight on emerging trends.

Peer Perspectives

Make new connections, and learn how others overcome similar challenges.

Interactive Learning

See firsthand how to protect, defend against, and respond to cyber attacks.


Get energized and leave with a solid action plan to protect your organization.



Gary Steele

CEO, Proofpoint

Gary Steele is founding CEO of Proofpoint. With more than 30 years of technology industry experience, he directs a global workforce of 2,000+ employees to protect people, data and brands from advanced threats and compliance risks.


Ryan Kalember

EVP of Cybersecurity Strategy, Proofpoint

With over 15-years of experience in the information security industry, Ryan currently leads cybersecurity strategy for Proofpoint and is a sought-out expert for media commentary on breaches and best practices for enterprises as well as consumers.


Sherrod DeGrippo

Director of Emerging Threats, Proofpoint

Sherrod DeGrippo is the director of Emerging Threats for Proofpoint, Inc. She leads a worldwide malware research team to advance Proofpoint threat intelligence and keep organizations safe from cyberattacks.



40+ Technical Sessions

Get in-depth knowledge in key areas and participate in best-practices breakouts. Tracks include IT | Messaging | Cloud, Security, Industry, Legal and Compliance, and Technical.

Hands-On Workshops

Explore our products and better understand key security topics, such as email fraud and Microsoft Office 365, in our interactive workshops.


Connect with your peers and make new contacts. Get to know the Proofpoint team and our industry experts. Interact throughout the event, and network after hours at our cocktail reception.