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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

February 16, 2017

Mobile Devices: What Could Go Wrong?

Bank Info Security interviews David Jevans on Proofpoint’s Q4 Threat Summary and the cyber risks posed by mobile apps and public WiFi networks.

February 14, 2017

Proofpoint Launches Digital Risk Defense, First to Extend Integrated Phishing and Fraud Defense Across Critical Digital Channels

Digital risk market leader extends visibility and protection across company employees, company brands, and company customers to stop targeted phishing and social engineering attacks.

February 10, 2017

The Changing Nature of Cyber Threats: What CEOs Need to Know 

Chief Executive features commentary from Proofpoint CEO, Gary Steele, on cybersecurity trends and the ways CEOs can protect themselves and their companies from increasing threats.

February 10, 2017

Survey Roundup: Slow Progress for Minorities, Women on Boards 

The Wall Street Journal includes findings from Proofpoint’s Q4 Threat Summary regarding the increase in social media threats.

February 09, 2017

Social Media Phishing Soars, New Trend is Fake Customer Service

MediaPost discusses key findings from Proofpoint’s Q4 Threat Summary that reveal social media phishing is on the rise.

February 09, 2017

Humans are the Biggest Risk to Enterprise Security 

SC Media dives deep into Proofpoint’s Q4 Threat Summary and provides insights from threat operations expert Patrick Wheeler on social engineering and ransomware trends. Patrick Wheeler is quoted.

February 06, 2017

Why CIOs and CISOs Need a Wartime Consigliere 

Bloomberg BNA features an article authored by Proofpoint’s Devin Redmond on the importance of c-suite executives’ collaboration with legal counsels in order to combat security and privacy risks. Devin Redmond is the author.

February 03, 2017

Your 2017 IT Security Budget Should Start With A Blank Piece Of Paper

Information Security Buzz features an article by Proofpoint’s SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy on the importance of businesses reorganizing and reprioritizing security budgets for the new year. Ryan Kalember is the author.

February 01, 2017

Twitter Verify Account Phishing Scam Steals Credentials, Credit Card Data

Softpedia features Proofpoint’s discovery of a targeted phishing campaign on social media that is using the promise of ‘Twitter Verification’ to scam victims into handing over credit card information.

January 31, 2017

Be Skeptical of Phone Calls Initiating a ‘Yes’ Response

CNN’s HLN interviews Proofpoint’s SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy on the dangers of a new breed of robocall scams. Ryan Kalember is interviewed.