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Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity and compliance company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions that mitigate their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

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Proofpoint continues to outpace the competition and grow its market share through a relentless focus on cloud migration and people-centered attacks, such as ransomware, business email compromise (BEC), and email account compromise (EAC), in addition to enjoying a 90 percent renewal rate, with 70 percent of its customer base adopting at least three products
2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards recognizes Proofpoint in second consecutive year for ongoing cloud-based email security innovation.
Proofpoint, Inc. (“Proofpoint"), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced that the acquisition by Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, of Proofpoint constitutes a "fundamental change" and a "make-whole fundamental change" under the indenture (the "Indenture") governing Proofpoint's 0.25% convertible senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes").
Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, and Proofpoint, Inc. (“Proofpoint), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced the completion of Thoma Bravo’s acquisition of Proofpoint for approximately $12.3 billion in cash.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 24, 2021 – A U.S. federal jury unanimously found Friday that Vade Secure (Vade) willfully and maliciously misappropriated over a dozen trade secrets and infringed copyrights belonging to Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) and its subsidiary Cloudmark LLC, awarding Proofpoint approximately $13.5 million in compensatory damages for Vade’s unjust enrichment to date.

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, and Ponemon Institute, a top IT security research organization, today released the results of a new study on the Cost of Phishing.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 4, 2021 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today unveiled its annual Human Factor report, which provides a comprehensive examination of the three main facets of user risk—vulnerability, attacks, and privilege—and how the extraordinary events of 2020 transformed the current threat landscape. Human Factor 2021 draws on data and insight from a year’s worth of research, covering threats detected, mitigated, and resolved across one of the largest datasets in cybersecurity.
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced that its stockholders voted to approve the acquisition of Proofpoint by Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm.
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced its Board of Directors has cancelled the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders scheduled for June 15, 2021.
Cybersecurity Breakthrough Award 2021
Best Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution Provider of the Year
Computing Cloud Excellence Awards 2021
Best Cloud Automation Solution
2021 SC Media Awards Europe
Proofpoint Information Protection Best Data Leak Prevention (DLP) Solution
2021 SC Media Awards Europe
SC Awards 2021: Best Email Security Solution
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Best Cybersecurity Education Provider
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Cyber Threat Intelligence (Proofpoint Nexus Threat Graph)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Anti-Phishing (Proofpoint Email Security)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Browser Isolation (Proofpoint Browser Isolation)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Fraud Prevention (Proofpoint Fraud Defense)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Phishing Detection and Response (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP))
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Security Awareness Program (Proofpoint Security Awareness Training)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Security Education (Proofpoint Security Awareness Training)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Security Education Platform (Proofpoint Security Awareness Training)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
AWS Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security Broker (CASB))
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Azure Cloud Security (Proofpoint CASB)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) (Proofpoint CASB)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Endpoint Security (Proofpoint Insider Threat Management)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Forensics (Proofpoint Insider Threat Management)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Google Cloud Security (Proofpoint CASB)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Hybrid Cloud Security (Proofpoint CASB, SaaS Isolation, and Meta)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Insider Threat Solution (Proofpoint Insider Threat Management)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Security Investigation (Proofpoint Insider Threat Management)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Security Monitoring (Proofpoint Insider Threat Management)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
User and Entity Behavior Analytics (Proofpoint Insider Threat Management)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Zero Trust Security (Proofpoint Meta)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Compliance Solutions)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
eDiscovery (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive, E-Discovery Analytics)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards-Gold-2021
Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Proofpoint. Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
2020 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
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Pittsburgh Business Times: Best Places to Work
2020 CISO Choice Awards_ Premier Security Company Logo
CISO Choice Awards Names Proofpoint the Premier Security Company
Cybersecurity Breakthrough Award 2020
2020 Best Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution Provider of the Year
Espresa Award_2
2020 Espresa Award for Culture Benefits® Innovation and Excellence
Software Report _v2
One of The Software Report's "Top 100 Software Companies of 2020"
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 eDiscovery (Proofpoint e-Discovery Analytics)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Fraud Prevention (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Ransomware Protection (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Security Education Platform (Proofpoint Security Education Platform)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Security Education (Proofpoint Security Awareness Training)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Insider Threat Solution (ObserveIT, a Proofpoint Company)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Best Cybersecurity Education Provider
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020_Gold
2020 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company
One of CRN's 20 Coolest Web, Email and Application Security Vendors of 2020
One of CRN's 20 Coolest Cloud Security Companies of 2020
SC Awards 2020_U.S.
Best Email Security Solution (Proofpoint Email Protection)
SC Awards 2020_Europe
Best Cloud Computing Security Solution (Proofpoint Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
SC Awards 2020_Europe
Best Enterprise Security Solution (Proofpoint Advanced Email Protection)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection and Threat Response)
Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2020 Silver
2020 Email Security (Proofpoint Email Security)
30th Anniversary SC Media Award
Most Important Cybersecurity Companies of the Last 30 Years
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Email Security (Proofpoint Email Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner
2019 Best Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 eDiscovery (Proofpoint E-discovery Analytics)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner
2019 Best Cybersecurity Education Provider (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
2019 Customers' Choice
2019 Proofpoint Security Awareness Training
2019 Customers' Choice
2019 Proofpoint Essentials
2019 SC Media Awards Europe
2019 SC Awards Europe
2019 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
2019 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
2018 GSN's Home Land Security Awards
2018 Best Threat Intelligence Solution - Platinum Winner
2018 GSN's Home Land Security Awards
2018 Best Email Security / Loss Management Solution - Platinum Winner
2012 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2013 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2014 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2014 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Email Security Solution
2014 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2015 SC Magazine Awards - Best Customer Service
2015 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
CRN’s 2016 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
2016 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2016 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Fraud Prevention Solution
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Regulatory Compliance Solution
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2017 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
CRN’s 2017 Mobility 100: 30 Coolest Mobile Security And Device Management Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s Top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors
CRN’s 2018 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
2018 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution

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Kristy Campbell

Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Proofpoint, Inc.
+1.408.850.4142