Proofpoint Wins Best Email Security Solution for 2014 SC Awards

February 27, 2014

SC Magazine readers honor Proofpoint as winner in the Best Email Security Solution category for 2014 SC Awards

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – February 27, 2014. Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, is pleased to announce it was selected as a Reader Trust award winner in the Best Email Security Solution category for the 2014 SC Awards. Proofpoint Enterprise Protection™ and Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy™ were recognized by a panel of readers, representing the audience of SC Magazine, as the top products in the Reader Trust award competition. The announcement was made February 25, 2014 at the SC Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.

"The Reader Trust category is one of the most highly anticipated awards at the SC Awards ceremony because it represents the voice of the people who are really using the products—SC Magazine's readers," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "Proofpoint can be very proud of this achievement and what it represents."

Hundreds of vendors and service providers entered the Reader Trust Award category. Proofpoint was selected as the winner by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other sectors.

"We are thrilled to be recognized as a winner in the SC Magazine Readers Trust Awards," said Proofpoint Chief Executive Officer Gary Steele. "Email security is one of the biggest and fastest-evolving problems that enterprises are facing today. This recognition validates and reinforces our commitment to helping companies around the globe combat spear phishing and next generation advanced persistent threats."

The SC Awards, now in its 17th year, is one of the highest and most respected achievements for information technology (IT) security professionals and organizations that fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

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 and 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


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