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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

February 09, 2017

Social Media Phishing Soars, New Trend is Fake Customer Service

MediaPost discusses key findings from Proofpoint’s Q4 Threat Summary that reveal social media phishing is on the rise.

February 09, 2017

Humans are the Biggest Risk to Enterprise Security 

SC Media dives deep into Proofpoint’s Q4 Threat Summary and provides insights from threat operations expert Patrick Wheeler on social engineering and ransomware trends. Patrick Wheeler is quoted.

February 06, 2017

Why CIOs and CISOs Need a Wartime Consigliere 

Bloomberg BNA features an article authored by Proofpoint’s Devin Redmond on the importance of c-suite executives’ collaboration with legal counsels in order to combat security and privacy risks. Devin Redmond is the author.

February 03, 2017

Your 2017 IT Security Budget Should Start With A Blank Piece Of Paper

Information Security Buzz features an article by Proofpoint’s SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy on the importance of businesses reorganizing and reprioritizing security budgets for the new year. Ryan Kalember is the author.

February 01, 2017

Twitter Verify Account Phishing Scam Steals Credentials, Credit Card Data

Softpedia features Proofpoint’s discovery of a targeted phishing campaign on social media that is using the promise of ‘Twitter Verification’ to scam victims into handing over credit card information.

January 31, 2017

Be Skeptical of Phone Calls Initiating a ‘Yes’ Response

CNN’s HLN interviews Proofpoint’s SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy on the dangers of a new breed of robocall scams. Ryan Kalember is interviewed.  

January 30, 2017

Consumer Alert: Beware of the 'Can You Hear Me?’ Robocall Scam

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

January 26, 2017

Proofpoint Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016.

January 20, 2017

How Automation Will Shape the Future of Employment

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

January 20, 2017

Proofpoint Archive Achieves FedRAMP Certification, Enables Federal Agencies to Meet Complex Regulatory Compliance and eDiscovery Requirements From the Cloud

Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today announced its cloud-based information archiving solution has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) certification.