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October 09, 2015 9:15 AM ET


Company Overview of Proofpoint, Inc.

Company Overview

Proofpoint, Inc. provides threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions worldwide. The company’s security-as-a-service solutions comprises an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions that enable large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data. It provides Proofpoint Enterprise Protection, a communications and collaboration security suite designed to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, including spam, phishing, unpredictable email volumes, malware, and other forms of objectionable or dangerous content ...

892 Ross Drive

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

United States

Founded in 2002

859 Employees





Key Executives for Proofpoint, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $358.3K
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Information Security Products Group
Age: 49
Total Annual Compensation: $288.7K
Senior Vice President of Information Archiving & Governance Products Group and General Manager of Information Archiving & Governance Products Group
Age: 49
Total Annual Compensation: $263.8K
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Age: 49
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Proofpoint, Inc. Key Developments

Proofpoint Announces New Version of Proofpoint Essentials

Proofpoint, Inc. announced the new version of Proofpoint Essentials™ to protect how small and medium enterprises work presently. The release features policy-based email encryption, protection against threats on corporate social media accounts and defense against attachment-based advanced threats. With cloud-based Proofpoint Essentials, all cyberattack protection capabilities are accessible through a single, easy-to-use interface. Three new capabilities released include: Social media account protection via continuous, real-time monitoring of corporate social media accounts with automated removal of unwanted posts (based on Proofpoint Nexgate's award-winning service); Attachment defense to identify malicious content within email attachments using next-generation analysis and to prevent users from falling prey to attacks; Automated email encryption of communications that contain sensitive data, enforcing data security policies and preventing inadvertent data loss. Proofpoint Essentials is an easy-to-deploy and manage, cloud-based security solution that helps small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to extend their security policy from email into social media properties. This extension protects employees and social followers from malware, spam, phishing attacks, and malicious links and attachments. Designed for organizations with fewer than 1,000 users, Proofpoint Essentials enables SMEs to benefit from the same Proofpoint enterprise-class security technology that protects more than half of the Fortune 100. It reduces the cost and complexity typically associated with deploying, configuring and maintaining cybersecurity solutions.

Proofpoint, Inc. Presents at Citi's 2015 Global Technology Conference, Sep-09-2015 04:15 PM

Proofpoint, Inc. Presents at Citi's 2015 Global Technology Conference, Sep-09-2015 04:15 PM. Venue: Hilton New York Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Gary L. Steele, Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Proofpoint, Inc. Announces Availability of Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) Mobile Defense

Proofpoint, Inc. announced from Black Hat USA 2015 (booth #111) the availability of Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) Mobile Defense, providing security teams with the ability to stop malicious Android and iOS mobile apps before they compromise sensitive data. Proofpoint TAP Mobile Defense leverages technology assets recently acquired from Marble Security and extends Proofpoint's proven threat intelligence and advanced threat protection for email and social media security. Proofpoint TAP Mobile Defense can also proactively remove malicious apps by leveraging its tight integration with the enterprise mobility management (EMM) platforms, including MobileIron and AirWatch by VMware. In addition, TAP Mobile Defense intelligence integrates with Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection [2], which uses the latest in big data anomaly detection and advanced malware sandboxing to protect users from sophisticated, targeted attacks "regardless of the channel the attackers try. Proofpoint TAP Mobile Defense: Integrates into the enterprise mobility management platforms including AirWatch and MobileIron. Combines comprehensive, correlated threat intelligence (across multiple data sources) with an adaptive engine to assess mobile app risk within the world's app stores. Insight allows enterprises to detect side loading and suspicious enterprise-signed apps. Offers three levels of privacy controls to keep employee apps and content completely private.

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