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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
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
January 24, 2012
New Capabilities include Android Access to Email Archive and Enhanced Mobile Decryption
January 17, 2012
Unique Cloud-Based, Digital Thread® Technology Tracks and Governs Information throughout the Enterprise, including on Laptops, Shared Drives, SharePoint and Email

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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.

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. 

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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™

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Kristy Campbell

Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Proofpoint, Inc.
+1.408.850.4142