Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading cybersecurity 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.
Kevin Epstein to Discuss the Rise of Industrial Phishing at the IT Executives' Conference
SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Sept. 11, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 6, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Armorize Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of cloud-based (SaaS) anti-malware products. On August 9, 2013, Proofpoint announced the signing of its definitive agreement to acquire Armorize.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 19, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced the appointment of Tracey Newell to the position of Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Newell brings more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership to her new position at Proofpoint. She has an extensive background in SaaS, security, and networking, along with many years of global leadership experience.
Cloud-based Next-Generation Threat and Malware Detection Technology and World-Class Research Team to Further Augment Proofpoint's Targeted Attack Protection™ offering
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – July 25, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced that it has acquired Abaca™ Technology Corporation through a reverse triangular merger with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Proofpoint. Abaca is a Silicon Valley company known for its engineering strength, technical talent, and email filtering & protection algorithms.
New Product Is "Vendor Agnostic," Compatible with Major Archiving Solutions
Faster Access to Data for Compliance, Legal and Governance Initiatives
Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – June 10, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced that Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ won a Best of TechEd 2013 award in the Security category. The Best of TechEd awards, co-sponsored by Microsoft and Windows IT Pro, recognize Microsoft partners that offer innovative products and services for the industry. Winners were announced at the Microsoft TechEd North America 2013 conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
More than Half of IT Professionals Surveyed Say their Organizations were Targeted in the Past Year
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 30, 2013–Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today released the results of a survey conducted at two major IT security conferences this year that indicate spear phishing – the precise targeting of malicious, email-borne attacks at specific organizations – continues to be a serious threat.