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About Proofpoint

Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. Proofpoint solutions enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media, mobile, and cloud applications, protect the information their users create from advanced attacks and compliance risks, and respond quickly when incidents occur.

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600 Million+
email threats blocked daily
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100 Billion+
data points analyzed daily
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200 Million+
social media accounts protected
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7 Million
mobile apps protected

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Kristy Campbell

Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Proofpoint, Inc.
+1.408.850.4142
November 14, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif., – November 14, 2012 – Proofpoint, (NASDAQ: PFPT) a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced it ranked 352 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.
October 12, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif., – October 12, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced that it has been named one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. Ranked 58, Proofpoint was presented the award on the evening of Thursday, October 11, at a ceremony at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View.
October 10, 2012
Proofpoint Honored for Excellence in Advancing State-of-the-Art Protection from Targeted Attacks, Meeting Market Needs with Cloud-Based Data Protection Suite
October 04, 2012
Gary Steele to discuss enterprise security, compliance and control of shared data in the "post email" era SUNNYVALE, Calif . – October 4, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)
September 27, 2012
Cloud-Based Email Security Offerings Designed to Protect Data and Meet Data Security Regulations SUNNYVALE, Calif., – September 27, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced that its Protection and Privacy suites will be integrated into General Dynamics Information Technology's cloud-based Email-as-a-Service (EaaS) solution for the federal and health markets.
September 24, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif. –September 24, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced the release of the Proofpoint Enterprise Archive Content Collection™ option for the Proofpoint Enterprise Archive™ cloud archiving solution that extends Proofpoint's powerful eDiscovery and legal hold capabilities beyond email to a wide variety of documents, located anywhere across the extended enterprise.
September 20, 2012
Proofpoint Expands Channel Presence with Affiliate Program, signs up top Microsoft Office 365 Solution Partners SUNNYVALE, Calif. –September 20, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider and Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor, has announced the launch of a new Proofpoint Affiliate Program for Microsoft Partners – and top Microsoft Office 365 Solution Partners have already joined Proofpoint's program. 
September 19, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 19, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, has scored well above the industry average for the second year running in an independent customer satisfaction survey. The survey, conducted by TNS Global, gave Proofpoint a TRI*M index of 80 vs. the current industry average of 73. The TRI*M index reflects overall performance, customers' perceptions of Proofpoint's competitive advantage and their likelihood to recommend the company and its products.
August 24, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 24, 2012 – Proofpoint Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT) a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced that it is  offering a free and easy migration path for Google Postini customers evaluating new email security and compliance solutions in the wake of Google's recent announcement to retire Postini and require customers to migrate to Google Apps.
August 20, 2012
Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 20, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a pioneering security-as-a-service provider, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways.1 To access a complimentary copy of Gartner’s complete 2012 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways report, please visit:

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March 03, 2017

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

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.

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2018 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
CRN’s 2018 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s Top 20 Coolest Cloud Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
CRN’s 2017 Mobility 100: 30 Coolest Mobile Security And Device Management Vendors
2017 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2017 SC Media Awards - Best Regulatory Compliance Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Fraud Prevention Solution
2017 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best SME Solution
2016 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2016 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
CRN’s 2016 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors
2015 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2015 SC Magazine Awards - Best Customer Service
2014 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2014 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Best Email Security Solution
2014 SC Magazine Awards - Best Email Security Solution
2013 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™
2012 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™

Media Contact

Kristy Campbell

Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Proofpoint, Inc.
+1.408.850.4142