SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading cybersecurity company, today announced it has been recognized as a finalist for four 2018 SC Media Awards in the Best Security Company, Best Email Security Solution, Best Regulatory Compliance Solution, and Best Customer Service categories. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and providing superior security products to the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco.

“As a finalist in four categories, Proofpoint demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “Proofpoint’s solutions represent some of the most effective security technology on the market today.”

Now in its 21st year, the SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products, and services. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. The Excellence Awards honor the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from an array of risks and threats.

“Our numerous SC Media Award finalist recognitions underscore our ongoing commitment to cybersecurity innovation and providing the highest caliber customer support in the market,” said Ryan Kalember, senior vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy for Proofpoint. “Each year represents new challenges for organizations as they fight to keep their employees, partners, data, and customers safe from a very treacherous threat landscape. We are proud that more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 trust Proofpoint.”

In addition to Proofpoint’s Best Security Company finalist recognition, Proofpoint Email Protection is also acknowledged in the Best Email Security Solution category; Proofpoint Information Protection, Archive, and Compliance in the Best Regulatory Compliance Solution category; and Proofpoint Customer Service in the Best Customer Service category.

The SC Awards gala honoring the winners attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2018 SC Awards gala, please visit http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.

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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 www.proofpoint.com

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Proofpoint, Inc.
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