Proofpoint Cloud App Security

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Company (that provides the nominated product / solution / service)Proofpoint
Company size (employees)1,000 to 4,999
Type of solutionCloud/SaaS

In 3 bullets, summarize why this product or service is different from the competition and deserves recognition:

•Proofpoint CASB provides people-centric and high-efficacy security analytics that excel at protecting users from account compromise, malicious files, and data loss. Our agentless cloud security architecture protects your most valuable cloud assets, delivers unparalleled time-to-value and accelerates your migration to the cloud.

•To detect account compromise, Proofpoint combines contextual data (e.g. user device) and user behavior analytics with the timeliest and most accurate source of threat intel in the market. It also correlates with real-time email threats intel to connect the dots between credential phishing and suspicious logins. The solution’s fine-grained forensics provide unique visibility into at-risk users and account compromise. Proofpoint CASB also detects and blocks malicious files and URLs using a blend of Proofpoint’s industry-leading hash checking and sandboxing technologies.

•Proofpoint also unified DLP across multiple channels and enables an integrated view of threats and DLP incidents across cloud apps, email, web and on-premises repositories to help customers reduce false positives and simplify operations. Third party apps are an another potential channel for data loss. 50% of employees use third-party add-on apps to increase functionality of cloud apps. Proofpoint risk-scores third-party apps and automates controls based on approved thresholds.

Brief Overview

Proofpoint provides the only CASB to meet the needs of security people serious about cloud threats, data loss and time-to-value. We provide people-centric security for cloud apps. Your journey with Proofpoint starts with securing IT-approved applications, such as Office 365 and G Suite that contain your most valuable assets. Proofpoint Cloud App Security Broker (CASB) protects organizations from account compromise, oversharing of data and compliance risks in the cloud. Our agentless solution combines:

•compromised account detection and automated response,
•protection against malicious files in the cloud,
•data security including data loss prevention (DLP),
•cloud and third-party apps governance, and
•adaptive access controls

to secure Microsoft Office 365, Google G Suite, Salesforce, Box, Dropbox, Slack, AWS and more. People-centric visibility to email and cloud threats helps you identify very attacked people (VAPs) and protect their data and email accounts. With Proofpoint, organizations can deploy consistent data protection across cloud apps, email, web and on-premises file repositories, and centralize DLP incident management on Proofpoint CASB. Our powerful analytics, adaptive controls, and security orchestration capabilities help you grant the right levels of access to users and third-party apps based on the risk factors that matter to you.

Proofpoint CASB enables businesses to:

•Prevent financial loss – Defend against cyber attackers that compromise accounts to defraud companies of money.
•Stay compliant – Enforce appropriate information sharing to prevent compliance violations.
•Support lean teams – Automate policy-based response actions using robust templates. Accurate alerts to respond quickly to incidents.
•Simplify operations – Centralize DLP incident management across cloud apps, email, web and on-premises file shares.