Proofpoint Executive to Present at ISACA North America ISRM Conference

David Knight to Speak About the New Face of Email Security

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Nov. 6, 2013 – 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 at Proofpoint, will be speaking in a session titled “Hackers Get Personal: New Face of Email Security” at ISACA’s North America Information Security and Risk Management (ISRM) Conference. The conference provides guidance to governance, risk, security and compliance professionals from experts around the world.

Knight will discuss how email-based attacks have evolved in recent years and what new enterprise vulnerabilities security professionals need to be aware of. He will provide an overview of the tools that enterprises can use to protect themselves against phishing scams and procedures that work best for organizations as they prepare themselves for targeted attacks. Knight will detail recent research conducted by Proofpoint and share unique insights to inform and educate enterprise leaders and fellow security professionals on next generation threats.

The 2013 North America ISRM conference is hosted by ISACA—a nonprofit global association serving more than 110,000 IT governance, assurance, risk and security professionals. The conference will cover the latest topics in information security and risk management in panel and interactive discussions, networking events, and engaging workshops. Attendees can attend sessions in the following tracks: CybersecurityPrivacy/SecurityRisk ManagementCompliance, and Forums.

WHO: David Knight, executive vice president of product management/general manager of Information Security Products group, Proofpoint

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Friday, November 8, 2013

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South 
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at

With more than 110,000 constituents in 180 countries, ISACA® ( helps business and IT leaders maximize value and manage risk related to information and technology. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA is an advocate for professionals involved in information security, assurance, risk management and governance. These professionals rely on ISACA as the trusted source for information and technology knowledge, community, standards and certification. The association, which has 200 chapters worldwide, advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) credentials. ISACA also developed and continually updates COBIT®, a business framework that helps enterprises in all industries and geographies govern and manage their information and technology.