Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ Selected as Finalist for Microsoft Best of TechEd Awards

Targeted Attack Protection one of four finalists in Security category

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – June 11, 2012 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)

WHAT: Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, will demonstrate its latest solution, Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection™ at the Microsoft TechEd conference in Orlando, Florida. Targeted Attack Protection, which has been uniquely architected to provide reliable protection against spear phishing and other malicious attacks, has been chosen as one of four finalists for the Best of TechEd Awards in the category of security. The Microsoft Best of TechEd Awards recognize the most innovative products and services showcased at the event. More than 280 products were nominated with 46 finalists selected in 15 categories. Products will be evaluated based on strategic importance, competitive edge, and value to customers.

WHO: Ken Liao, product marketing manager at Proofpoint, will demo Targeted Attack Protection

WHEN: June 11-14, 2012

WHERE: Booth # 536, Orange County Convention Center, North/South building, Orlando, Florida

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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