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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

March 23, 2017

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks Increase 45 Percent, 2/3 Use Spoofed Email Domains to Trick Victims

Cybersecurity leader Proofpoint enhances its comprehensive multi-layer BEC protection with integrated Email Fraud Defense authentication.

March 03, 2017

6 Tax Season Cybersecurity Risks to Avoid

Credit Union Times discusses Proofpoint’s research on this year’s top tax season scams and highlights that cybercriminals have expanded their attack methods to include ransomware, malware and social engineering.

March 03, 2017

Trump Seeks ‘Historic’ U.S. Military Spending Boost, Domestic Cuts

Information Security Buzz discusses President Trump’s proposed increase in defense spending and includes expert commentary from Proofpoint’s Ryan Kalember on the need for this to also address cyber defense strategies.

February 28, 2017

Redmond police investigating major data breach

KTVZ, an Oregon NBC affiliate, interviews Proofpoint’s Ryan Kalember in an on-air segment about a recent BEC and W-2 scam targeting an Oregon school district. Ryan Kalember is interviewed.

February 22, 2017

Proofpoint CEO: Protecting Data

CNBC’s Mad Money interviews Proofpoint CEO, Gary Steele, on cyber-attack trends and the security landscape.

SC Awards 2017 Winner
February 21, 2017

Proofpoint Wins Best Email Security and Best Regulatory Compliance in 2017 SC Awards

Cybersecurity leader recognized for email security innovation, including enhanced business email compromise (BEC) protection, coupled with regulatory compliance excellence.


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February 20, 2017

Proofpoint Launches Unified Fraud Solution 

Mobile Marketing and Technology highlights Proofpoint’s Digital Risk Defense as a unified detection and protection solution for social, mobile, web and email fraud and phishing.