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Proofpoint Executive and Customer to Present at Forrester's Security Forum 2012

Wade Chambers Joins Customer Patty Krivitzky of Alticor in Addressing "A Big Data Approach to Stopping Email Threats"

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT)

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that an executive and customer will present at Forrester's Security Forum 2012. The presentation, "A Big Data Approach to Stopping Email Threats," explores the evolution of today's email threat environment, explains the need for new solutions, and describes a new approach to fighting these threats. This new technology approach to email threat management -- "anomalytics" -- leverages cloud computing and Big Data analytics techniques to protect against complex, socially-engineered attacks that were previously nearly impossible to detect.

Speakers include:

  • Wade Chambers, executive vice president of engineering, Proofpoint
  • Patty Krivitzky, senior IT security, Alticor, the parent company for Amway

May 25, 2012 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm

The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas

For more information about Forrester's Security Forum 2012, "Leapfrog Your Global Competition: Rethink Security; Run at the Threat" please visit http://www.forrester.com/home#/Forresters+Security+Forum+2012/-/E-EVE2590.

About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

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