Proofpoint Vice President to Present at Cyber Security for Oil & Gas

Anand Ramanathan to Speak About the Security Benefits of Big Data Analytics

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Sept. 16, 2013  Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)

WHAT: Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that Anand Ramanathan, vice president of product management at Proofpoint, will be speaking on a panel titled “‘Minority Report’ Security: Predicting & Stopping Targeted Threats with Big Data” at Cyber Security for Oil & Gas.

Ramanathan’s presentation will explore the evolution of targeted email attacks, explain a newly identified type of attack, which Proofpoint dubbed “longlining,” and unveil recent research conducted by Proofpoint security analysts. He will discuss how organizations can use big data analytics to predict attacks and protect organizations before user’s compromise sensitive data.

WHO: Anand Ramanathan, vice president of product management, Proofpoint

WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 18

WHERE: Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor, Houston Texas

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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