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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.

January 18, 2017

Chrome Users Targeted with Malware via New “Font Wasn’t Found” Technique 

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

Don’t Fall for This New Chrome Malware Scam

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

January 17, 2017

Malware Starts Pinpointing Financial Services Targets

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

Cyber Attacks on Infrastructure Will Pose Threat To National Security in 2017, Experts Say

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

Cyber Attacks in 2016 Hit Election, CEOs and Websites

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. 

December 16, 2016

Home routers under attack in ongoing malvertisement blitz

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

Cybersecurity: CEO Gary Steele on What to Watch

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

Russian Hackers Will Be Major Issue in 2017, Despite What Trump Thinks

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. 

December 08, 2016

Proofpoint Named a Leader in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving for Fifth Consecutive Year

Cloud-based Proofpoint Enterprise Archive captures, classifies, and preserves data for streamlined e-discovery and next-generation compliance supervision