Sunnyvale, CA-based next generation security firm Proofpoint collected two prestigious awards as the 2017 SC Media Europe Awards ceremony at Old Billingsgate, London on June 6, 2018.
The SC Media Europe Awards are highly coveted by firms in the information security industry. The SC Media Awards recognize the achievements of cybersecurity firms and outstanding products and services across a range of different information technology categories.
Being named a finalist for the awards confirms a company has gone the extra mile and has developed a first-class solution to protect businesses in an ever-changing threat landscape. To be named a category winner confirms that a solution stands out from the competition and provides an exceptional level of protection.
Proofpoint was named winner of the Best Fraud Prevention category for Proofpoint Email Fraud Defense and winner of the Best SME Security Solution category for Proofpoint Essentials.
Proofpoint Email Fraud Defense is a cybersecurity solution that provides protection against business email compromise (BEC) attacks and advanced email phishing threats, including spear phishing attacks.
Proofpoint Essentials is an email security solution for small and medium-sized businesses that provides enterprise-standard protection, including advanced spam and phishing detection, analysis of embedded hyperlinks and attachments, policy-enforced encryption, and data loss prevention.
At the event, Tony Morbin, Editor in Chief, SC Magazine UK, said “Fraud continues to be a problem for nearly all organisations. The security risks and challenges facing private and public-sector companies these days are constant and complex. Proofpoint rises above its competitors, fending off the many potentially devastating attacks.”
Tony Morbin went on to say, “As a winner in the Best SME Security Solution and Best Fraud Prevention categories, Proofpoint stands out for its innovative approach to protecting businesses against the ever-changing threat landscape. This is a significant achievement and one that shows Proofpoint’s dedication to improving the IT security industry as a whole.”