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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

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.  

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.