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May 15, 2014

Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection featuring Predictive Defense Named Winner for Microsoft Best of TechEd Awards

Proofpoint Inc. today announced that Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ featuring Predictive Defense won a Best of TechEd 2014 award in the Security category.

May 13, 2014

Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection featuring Predictive Defense Selected as Finalist for Microsoft Best of TechEd Awards

Proofpoint Inc. will demonstrate a variety of its latest security solutions, including data loss prevention, encryption, Proofpoint Enterprise Protection and Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ May 12-15, 2014, at the Microsoft TechEd conference in Houston, Texas. Proofpoint's security products are the industry's first to feature Predictive Defense, a defense against advanced threats for Microsoft Office 365 and on-premise Exchange that incorporates Big Data techniques to identify and preemptively act against malicious email containing embedded URLs and attachments. Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection featuring Predictive Defense has been chosen as one of 3 finalists by the Best of TechEd Awards in the Security category.

April 21, 2014

Proofpoint Ranked 143 on Silicon Valley 2014 List of Top 150 Companies

Proofpoint, Inc. is ranked 143 on the 2014 Silicon Valley's Annual SV 150 list, which tallies the sales of the top Bay Area technology companies and reveals key trends in the region's booming technology industry. 

April 16, 2014

Brinker Capital Implements Proofpoint Archiver for Chatter

Proofpoint, Inc. has announced that Brinker Capital implemented Proofpoint Archiver for Chatter to capture and archive content from the enterprise social platform, therefore allowing rich and secure collaboration between employees, customers, partners, suppliers and distributors via Salesforce Communities.

February 27, 2014

Proofpoint Joins IBM Security Intelligence Partner Program

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced it has joined the International Business Machines Corporation’s Ready for IBM Security Intelligence program (RFISI).

February 27, 2014

Proofpoint Wins Best Email Security Solution for 2014 SC Awards

Proofpoint, Inc. a leading security-as-a-service provider, is pleased to announce it was selected as a Reader Trust award winner in the Best Email Security Solution category for the 2014 SC Awards.

February 26, 2014

Proofpoint Launches Industry’s First Two-Factor Malvertising Solution

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced the launch of new protection against malvertising (malicious advertising), a technique attackers have used to invisibly penetrate computers of visitors to legitimate websites.

February 24, 2014

Proofpoint Discloses Details of "People-Based" Cyber-Security Threats

EDITOR'S NOTE: Proofpoint's Vice President of Advanced Security & Governance Kevin Epstein will discuss the Human Factor research during the RSA Conference in San Francisco at 12:40 p.m. February 25 in the South Expo Hall Briefing Center.

February 20, 2014

Proofpoint Adds Next-Generation Predictive Defense to Targeted Attack Protection Solution

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced general availability of the Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection Winter 2014 release.

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.