Proofpoint Wins Best Email Security Solution Trust Award from SC Magazine

March 04, 2016

Cloud-based Enterprise Protection solution combines next-generation email security and compliance to stop messaging threats

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – March 4, 2016 – Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, announced today that Proofpoint Enterprise Protection was recognized by a panel representing the audience of SC Magazine as the top solution in the Best Email Security Solution Trust Awards category at the SC Awards 2016. The announcement was made Tuesday, March 1, 2016 during the 19th annual SC Awards Gala in San Francisco.

“More than 90 percent of targeted attacks start with an email—and the threat is not slowing down,” said Ryan Kalember, senior vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy for Proofpoint. “Organizations look to Proofpoint Enterprise Protection to quickly detect and block spam, malware, and phishing threats, while ensuring sensitive information is accurately protected. We are proud to be recognized by the SC Awards for our effectiveness against email-borne threats including ransomware and fraudulent impostor messages.”

Winners for the newly revamped Trust Awards (formerly Reader Trust Awards) were chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by SC Magazine’s editorial team. Entrants were narrowed down to a select group of finalists before undergoing a rigorous final judging process to determine the winner in each category.

“As a winner in the Trust Award category, Proofpoint Enterprise Protection stands out for its innovative approach to protecting businesses against the ever-changing threat landscape,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Magazine. “This is a significant achievement and one that shows Proofpoint’s dedication to improving the IT security industry as a whole.”

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the Trust Award category in the SC Awards. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazine.com/awards.

For more information on Proofpoint Enterprise Protection, please visit http://www.proofpoint.com/us/solutions/products/enterprise-protection.

 

About Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media and mobile security, compliance, archiving and governance. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system. Proofpoint protects against phishing, malware and spam, while safeguarding privacy, encrypting sensitive information, and archiving and governing messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com

 

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 series (Chicago, London, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, and SC Magazine Newswire.

 

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Patricia Hogan

Proofpoint, Inc.

408-763-3863

phogan@proofpoint.com