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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 to mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

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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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Proofpoint, Inc.
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August 16, 2019  |  
Survey: Most Adults Lack Cyber Knowledge, Practices
August 09, 2019  |  
China may be trying to hack US utilities, report says
August 09, 2019  |  
Microsoft Office Phishers Move to Enterprise AWS Landing Pages
January 30, 2017

NBC Nightly News interviews Proofpoint’s SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy on the dangers of robocall scams.

January 20, 2017

Inc. interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele about the company’s growth. Gary Steele is interviewed in this podcast.

January 18, 2017

Bleeping Computer dives deep into Proofpoint’s discovery of a Google Chrome malware campaign that is tricking users into downloading a fraudulent font package.

January 18, 2017

Tom’s Guide covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a highly sophisticated scam targeting Google Chrome users. 

January 17, 2017

Credit Union Times discusses Proofpoint's discovery of a highly targeted email-based campaign targeting a major financial service provider. Danny Howerton is quoted.

January 04, 2017

Inc. discusses the national security threat that cyber attacks will pose in 2017 and quotes Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele on the danger of hyper-targeted attacks and business email compromise. Gary Steele is quoted.

December 29, 2016

Inc. discusses the high-profile cyber attacks that shook 2016 and features expert commentary from Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele on the topic. Gary Steele is quoted. 

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December 16, 2016

Ars Technica features Proofpoint’s discovery that malicious ads on legitimate websites are targeting visitors with malware that causes unsecured routers to connect to fraudulent domains.

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. 

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2019 SC European Awards Winner
2019 SC Awards Europe
2018 GSN's Home Land Security Awards
2018 Best Email Security / Loss Management Solution - Platinum Winner
2018 GSN's Home Land Security Awards
2018 Best Threat Intelligence Solution - Platinum Winner
Customer Choice 2019
2019 Proofpoint Essentials
Customer Choice 2019
2019 Proofpoint Security Awareness Training
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Most Important Cybersecurity Companies of the Last 30 Years
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Best Cybersecurity Education Provider (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Compliance Solution (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Data Governance (Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Data-centric Security (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 eDiscovery (Proofpoint E-discovery Analytics)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Incident Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Information Archiving (Proofpoint Enterprise Archive)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Gold Winner 2019
2019 Social Media Security (Proofpoint Digital Risk Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Best Cybersecurity Company (between 1,000 to 4,999 employees)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Cloud Security (Proofpoint Cloud App Security)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) (Proofpoint Information Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Email Security (Proofpoint Email Protection)
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Silver Winner 2019
2019 Threat Detection, Intelligence and Response (Proofpoint Threat Response)
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