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Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint to mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. No one protects people, the data they create, and the digital channels they use more effectively than Proofpoint.

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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
August 08, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif., – August 8, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) WHAT: Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, is set to host a live webinar focusing on Proofpoint's financial industry customers, and what they are using to apply the next generation of easy-to-use, policy-based encryption and email privacy solutions to ensure sensitive and private information is always secure – on user desktops and mobile devices. Register today to learn more about:
July 18, 2012
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – July 18, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) (http://www.proofpoint.com), a pioneering security-as-a-service provider, today announced findings from a survey of security IT enterprise decision makers, about email and information security trends.
June 13, 2012
Andres Kohn to Discuss a Big Data Approach to Stopping Email Threats SUNNYVALE, Calif. – June 13, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)
June 11, 2012
Targeted Attack Protection one of four finalists in Security category SUNNYVALE, Calif. – June 11, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)
June 07, 2012
Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ Stops Targeted Attacks that Evade Conventional Security Systems; Delivers Persistent Defense against Malicious URLs EDITOR'S NOTE: Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ is a finalist for the Microsoft Best of TechEd Award in the security category
June 06, 2012
Andres Kohn to Discuss Data privacy, Security issues at Industry Conference SUNNYVALE, Calif., – June 5, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)
June 04, 2012
David Knight to Discuss Spear Phishing, Malicious Attacks at Industry Conference SUNNYVALE, Calif., – June 4, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) WHAT: Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that David Knight, executive vice president of product management and marketing, will present at the Security Leaders Summit West. The presentation will discuss how organizations can prevent spear phishing and other malicious, targeted attacks through an array of advanced technologies.
May 22, 2012
Wade Chambers joins customer Patty Krivitzky of Alticor in Addressing "A Big Data Approach to Stopping Email Threats"
May 15, 2012
Proofpoint Enterprise Governance Named the Top Demonstration at CSO Security Confab Conference SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 15, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, has won the CSO New Technology Demo award. The award, which was presented at CSO's Security Confab Conference in La Jolla, California in April, recognized Proofpoint Enterprise Governance solution demonstration as one of the best at the conference.
April 20, 2012
NEW YORK, April 20, 2012 – The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that Proofpoint Inc. (Nasdaq: PFPT) is trading today on the NASDAQ Global Market®.

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February 28, 2017

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

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

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February 20, 2017

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.

February 16, 2017

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 10, 2017

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

February 10, 2017

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 09, 2017

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

February 09, 2017

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

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

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.

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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