Promote this Nomination
|Company size (employees)||1,000 to 4,999|
|Headquarters Region||North America|
In 3 bullets, summarize why this company is different from the competition and deserves recognition:
•Proofpoint is the only cybersecurity vendor that has taken a people-centric approach to security and offers solutions that address a changing threat landscape that is increasingly targeting people rather than infrastructure. Proofpoint provides customers with the unique ability to identify the very attacked people (VAPs) within their company, understand the risks users face based on their role, duties, and access, and select policies and controls to better secure those most vulnerable users.
•Proofpoint offers one of the world’s largest collections of threat data and has an unmatched commercial view of the threat landscape due to the diverse nature of its global customer base and intelligence gathering across human-targeted threats.
•Proofpoint has spent 10+ years developing the Proofpoint Nexus security and compliance platform. Nexus blends the industry’s best security research, technology, and threat data to protect organizations throughout the attack lifecycle.
Proofpoint is the most deployed solution to protect the number one threat vector in the Fortune 100, Fortune 1000, and Global 2000, and its commitment to ongoing innovation is one of the many reasons the world’s largest companies trust the company’s effectiveness. With a 90%+ renewal rate, Proofpoint is relentlessly focused on mitigating organizations’ greatest risks—by protecting people from the threats that target them, training people to be protect themselves and their organizations, and defending the data that people create and access. Proofpoint secures more than five billion emails, tens of millions of cloud accounts, and over 100,000 organizations worldwide.
In addition, Proofpoint offers one of the world’s largest collections of threat data and has unmatched insight into the threat landscape due to the diverse nature of its global customer base and intelligence gathering across threats targeted at people. 70+ security companies license and integrate portions of Proofpoint’s intelligence systems into their products.
Dedicated to ongoing innovation, the company reinvests approximately 20% of annual revenue into R&D, one of the highest percentages in the industry. This strategy supports its teams in identifying and responsibly disclosing zero-day vulnerabilities and producing a regular cadence of threat research findings that document emerging industry trends and threats, including the recent discovery of malware targeting the United States utilities sector.
In 2019, Proofpoint bolstered its portfolio through the strategic acquisitions of Meta Networks and ObserveIT to strengthen its cloud-based architecture and people-centric security platform. Throughout the year, Proofpoint issued more than 10 new major product updates and innovations. Notably, Proofpoint released the industry’s first solution that provides security teams with the ability to identify the very attacked people (VAPs) within their company.