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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
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®.
April 20, 2012
What:    Proofpoint [PFPT], a pioneering security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO), which will occur today, April 20, 2012, on The NASDAQ Stock Market.  In honor of the occasion, Gary Steele, CEO will ring the Opening Bell. 
February 28, 2012
Proofpoint Enterprise Protection and Privacy Solutions Achieve Notable Industry Accolade for Best Email Content Management
February 28, 2012
New Governance Capabilities, Integration with Box Address Security and Compliance needs of today's Enterprise

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February 01, 2017

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

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

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

January 20, 2017

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

January 18, 2017

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

Tom’s Guide covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a highly sophisticated scam targeting Google Chrome users. 

January 17, 2017

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

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

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. 

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December 16, 2016

Ars Technica features Proofpoint’s discovery that malicious ads on legitimate websites are targeting visitors with malware that causes unsecured routers to connect to fraudulent domains.

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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