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About Proofpoint

Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. Proofpoint solutions enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media, mobile, and cloud applications, protect the information their users create from advanced attacks and compliance risks, and respond quickly when incidents occur.

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600 Million+
email threats blocked daily
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100 Billion+
data points analyzed daily
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200 Million+
social media accounts protected
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7 Million
mobile apps protected

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Kristy Campbell

Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Proofpoint, Inc.
+1.408.850.4142
February 28, 2012
New Governance Capabilities, Integration with Box Address Security and Compliance needs of today's Enterprise
January 24, 2012
New Capabilities include Android Access to Email Archive and Enhanced Mobile Decryption
January 17, 2012
Unique Cloud-Based, Digital Thread® Technology Tracks and Governs Information throughout the Enterprise, including on Laptops, Shared Drives, SharePoint and Email

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November 29, 2018  |  
New Report Details Rise, Spread of Email-based Attacks
December 03, 2018  |  
CRN's 2018 Products Of The Year
November 29, 2018  |  
Warning: If You Work In One of These 2 Industries, You're Most Likely to be Targeted By Hackers
December 12, 2016

Wall Street Journal interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele in a podcast about key security concerns including phishing scams, IoT threats, 2017 predictions and nation state cyber warfare. Gary Steele is quoted. 

December 12, 2016

The Street interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele about the alleged presidential election hacking and he also discusses what to expect in 2017. Gary Steele is quoted. 

November 17, 2016

Inc. Magazine features Proofpoint’s recent ransomware discoveries, including CryptFile2 and MarsJoke, in an article warning people to stay alert for threats this holiday season.

November 03, 2016

American Banker discusses how banks should handle ransomware attacks and mentions Proofpoint’s research on financial hacks in 2016. 

October 28, 2016

Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele appears on CNBC’s international TV segment Street Signs where he discusses the future of IoT security. Gary Steele is quoted.

October 09, 2016

TechCrunch features a contributed article from Proofpoint’s David Jevans about mobile security and the myth of the “unhackable phone”. David Jevans authored the article.

October 04, 2016

CNBC Mad Money’s Jim Cramer interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele on the cybersecurity landscape and the threats facing companies today including email spoofing, social media fraud and data breaches.

September 26, 2016

FedScoop covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a new ransomware variant called MarsJoke that is targeting local and state government officials. A Proofpoint spokesperson is not quoted.

September 15, 2016

Threatpost covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a zero-day vulnerability that affected both Internet Explorer and Edge in a massive malvertising campaign.

September 06, 2016

MediaPost features Proofpoint’s Social Media Brand Fraud Report revealing that social media threats are on the rise for most brands.

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2018 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
CRN’s 2018 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s Top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Mobility 100: 30 Coolest Mobile Security And Device Management Vendors
2017 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Regulatory Compliance Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Fraud Prevention Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
2016 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2016 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
CRN’s 2016 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
2015 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2015 SC Magazine Awards - Best Customer Service
2014 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2014 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Email Security Solution
2014 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2013 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2012 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™

Media Contact

Kristy Campbell

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