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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.  

January 30, 2017

Consumer Alert: Beware of the 'Can You Hear Me?’ Robocall Scam

NBC Nightly News interviews Proofpoint’s SVP of Cybersecurity Strategy on the dangers of robocall scams.

January 20, 2017

How Automation Will Shape the Future of Employment

Inc. interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele about the company’s growth. Gary Steele is interviewed in this podcast.

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.