Shelter Insurance Prevents Fraudulent Email with Proofpoint

Founded as a mutual insurance company in 1946 to provide affordable auto insurance to Missourians, Shelter Insurance® has grown into a full-service group of insurance companies. Shelter Insurance® supports more than two million policies in 21 states through a network of nearly 4,000 employees and agents. The company’s surplus exceeded $2 billion in 2019. The financial ability of Shelter Insurance® and long-standing reputation of providing excellent customer service have kept it growing steadily over the years. It’s now one of the top 50 property and casualty insurance groups in the U.S.

THE CHALLENGE

  • Defend employees and agents from phishing and malware attacks
  • Secure the company’s brand from domain-spoofing
  • Increase employee awareness of email-based scams

THE SOLUTION

  • Proofpoint Email Protection
  • Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection
  • Proofpoint Threat Response
  • Proofpoint Email Fraud Defense
  • Proofpoint Security Awareness Training

THE RESULTS

  • Blocked virtually all malware, phishing and impostor attacks
  • Protected Shelter Insurance® brand by halting domain-spoofing
  • Improved employee awareness of risk and variety of attacks

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