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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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Proofpoint, Inc.
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March 20, 2019  |  
How Phishing Scams Are Evolving—And How Not to Get Caught
March 06, 2019  |  
RSA Conference 2019: In Most Businesses, Some Weak Links Are Weaker Than Others
February 24, 2019  |  
Safeguarding against phishing scams in emails
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.

December 12, 2016

Wall Street Journal interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele in a podcast about key security concerns including phishing scams, IoT threats, 2017 predictions and nation state cyber warfare. Gary Steele is quoted. 

December 12, 2016

The Street interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele about the alleged presidential election hacking and he also discusses what to expect in 2017. Gary Steele is quoted. 

November 17, 2016

Inc. Magazine features Proofpoint’s recent ransomware discoveries, including CryptFile2 and MarsJoke, in an article warning people to stay alert for threats this holiday season.

November 03, 2016

American Banker discusses how banks should handle ransomware attacks and mentions Proofpoint’s research on financial hacks in 2016. 

October 28, 2016

Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele appears on CNBC’s international TV segment Street Signs where he discusses the future of IoT security. Gary Steele is quoted.

October 09, 2016

TechCrunch features a contributed article from Proofpoint’s David Jevans about mobile security and the myth of the “unhackable phone”. David Jevans authored the article.

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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