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January 16, 2014

Proofpoint Uncovers Internet of Things (IoT) Cyberattack

 Proofpoint, Inc. has uncovered what may be the first proven Internet of Things (IoT)-based cyberattack involving conventional household "smart" appliances. The global attack campaign involved more than 750,000 malicious email communications coming from more than 100,000 everyday consumer gadgets such as home-networking routers, connected multi-media centers, televisions and at least one refrigerator that had been compromised and used as a platform to launch attacks. As the number of such connected devices is expected to grow to more than four times the number of connected computers in the next few years according to media reports, proof of an IoT-based attack has significant security implications for device owners and Enterprise targets.

December 05, 2013

Proofpoint Exceeds Industry Averages for Loyalty in Independent Customer Survey for Third Year in a Row

Proofpoint, Inc. has scored well above the industry average for the third year running in an independent customer satisfaction survey. The survey, conducted by TNS Global, gave Proofpoint a TRI*M index of 81 vs. the current industry average of 73. The TRI*M index reflects overall performance, continued usage, customers' perceptions of Proofpoint's competitive advantage and their likelihood to recommend the company and its products.

November 18, 2013

Proofpoint Offers Archiving Solution for selective capture from Salesforce Communities

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced that Proofpoint Archiver for Chatter, a module of Proofpoint’s Social Platform for Archiving, now delivers  archiving solutions that provide selective capture from Salesforce Communities.

November 13, 2013

Proofpoint Ranked Number 418 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced it ranked 418 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.

November 08, 2013

Proofpoint Positioned in “Leaders” Quadrant in Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving for Second Consecutive Year

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. The new report provides a detailed overview of the Enterprise Information Archiving (EIA) market and evaluates the vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

November 07, 2013

Proofpoint Inc., appoints Former RSA Security and Clearswift Executive to lead European sales operations

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced the appointment of Richard Turner to the position of Vice President of EMEA.

November 06, 2013

Proofpoint Executive to Present at ISACA North America ISRM Conference

David Knight to Speak About the New Face of Email Security

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Nov. 6, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)

November 01, 2013

Proofpoint Executive to Present at American Conference Institute’s 17th Annual Software Licensing Conference

Michael Yang to Speak About Security While Transitioning to the Cloud

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Nov. 1, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)

October 02, 2013

Proofpoint, Inc. Acquires Sendmail, Inc.

Industry-standard MTA technology bolsters Proofpoint’s leading position in enterprise security and messaging

September 25, 2013

Proofpoint Security Expert to Present at DataWeek + API World 2013 Conference & Expo

Bryan Burns to Speak About the Realities of Data Security

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Sept. 25, 2013 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)