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

Feb 21, 2017

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.

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. Proofpoint Information 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 And for more information about Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance, please visit

About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. Proofpoint solutions enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media and mobile apps, protect the information their users create from advanced attacks and compliance risks, and respond quickly when incidents occur. More information is available at

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About SC Media

SC Media is cybersecurity. We've lived it for more than 25 years, sharing industry expert guidance and insight, in-depth features, timely news, and independent product reviews in various content forms in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams.

SC Media arms information security professionals with the in-depth, unbiased business and technical information they need to tackle the countless security challenges they face and establish risk management and compliance postures that underpin overall business strategies. We deliver breaking news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business.

Whether through our comprehensive website, magazine, in-depth eBooks, newsletters, or regularly scheduled digital and live events - such as our SC Awards program, SC Media Roundtables or SC Congress London and other live events in New York, Boston and Chicago - our readers gain all the relevant information they need to safeguard their organizations and, ultimately, contribute to their longevity and success.

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