Proofpoint Wins Best Email Security and Best Regulatory Compliance in 2017 SC Awards

Cybersecurity leader recognized for email security innovation, including enhanced business email compromise (BEC) protection, coupled with regulatory compliance excellence

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today announced the 2017 SC Awards recently recognized two of its solutions for Best Email Security and Best Regulatory Compliance.

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Proofpoint's award-winning technologies included Proofpoint Email Protection, which integrates advanced inbound email security, with outbound filtering and encryption, secure file share, and email continuity. ProofpointInformation Protection, Archive, and Compliance was also recognized for providing the visibility and controls needed to help organizations keep communications compliant, identify sensitive information at rest across the network, and retain communications for compliance.

"Our Excellence Award is presented to the best the IT security industry has to offer," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. "Proofpoint has demonstrated its commitment to improving the industry as a whole and is very deserving of this recognition for both Best Email Security Solution and Best Regulatory Compliance Solution."

The SC Awards are recognized throughout the cybersecurity industry and are the crowning achievement for IT security professionals and products. Each year, hundreds of applications are reviewed and narrowed down to a select group of finalists that represent the best solutions, services and professionals.

"Organizations worldwide rely on Proofpoint to safeguard how they work across email, mobile and social media channels," said Ryan Kalember, senior vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy for Proofpoint. "Our recent SC Awards are a welcome acknowledgement of our continued dedication to advancing cybersecurity and compliance technology. Last year we made great strides in email security innovation with new business email compromise prevention measures, which is an issue that isn't showing any signs of slowing down."

A panel of IT security experts from both the private and public sector selected the SC Award winners. During the judging process, each finalist went through a rigorous evaluation that included in-depth analysis, analyst reports and/or product reviews. Proofpoint was chosen as the winner for Best Email Security Solution and Best Regulatory Compliance Excellence Awards following a thorough and comprehensive analysis of each finalist's strengths.

For more information on Proofpoint Email Protection, please visit https://www.proofpoint.com/us/products/email-protection. And for more information about Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance, please visit https://www.proofpoint.com/us/product-family/information-archive-compliance.

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