SC Magazine Readers Select Proofpoint as a Finalist for Best Email Security Solution
Dec 18, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Proofpoint, Inc., a security-as-a-service provider, has been named a Readers Trust Award finalist in the Best Email Security Solution category for the 2013 SC Awards.
According to a release, the Proofpoint Enterprise Protection and Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy cloud-based email security, data loss prevention and email encryption solutions have been chosen as one of the information security industry's most effective solutions, addressing the most pressing security challenges facing today's enterprises.
"Our readers are among the most knowledgeable security professionals in the industry so it is quite a statement to be selected by SC Magazine readers as one of the best," said Illena Armstrong, vice president and editorial director of SC Magazine.
Proofpoint Enterprise Protection and Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy were selected from entries submitted across 34 technology categories. Winners will be selected by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership.
"Email security remains one of the most challenging enterprise IT security issues. The vast majority of today's advanced targeted attacks begin as spear phishing and similar email-borne attacks. This trend has led many enterprises to replace their legacy anti-spam solutions with our security-as-a- service platform," said David Knight, executive vice president of products for Proofpoint, Inc. "It's an honor to be recognized by the readers of SC Magazine as one of the market's most effective solutions to combatting advanced threats and meeting data privacy challenges."
The SC Awards are a recognition for information technology security professionals and products.
Winners of this year's SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with news, analysis, features, contributions and product reviews.
Proofpoint, Inc. is a security-as-a-service provider.
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