Proofpoint is a web and cloud access security company that provides people-centric security solutions to enterprises and businesses around the globe. Through NexusAI machine learning Proofpoint claims to analyze 16M cloud accounts, 5 billion email messages, and 26 billion URLs per day. It also boasts to serve more than half of fortune 100 companies, top banks, and pharmaceutical and retail companies.
Proofpoint provides holistic cybersecurity solutions for email, web, cloud apps, and security compliance issues. Its cloud access security services secure all the major cloud platforms including Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Box, Dropbox, Slack, ServiceNow, AWS, Azure, and more. Cloud App Security Broker provides protection against malicious files in the cloud and ensures data security, loss prevention, and third-party app governance. It also protects companies from account compromise, oversharing of data, and compliance risks in the cloud.
One of the distinguishing factors of Proofpoint is its people-centric approach to cybersecurity. Attackers now target the people of any organization and try to penetrate the system through them. Proofpoint secures the email and cloud accounts of the employees through Email fraud defense, Secure email relay, Threat response auto pull, and Sendmail auto pull. It also provides training modules, videos, and material to educate your employees against phishing and other online threats.
The Cloud security solutions of Proofpoint include Browser Isolation, Cloud App security broker, and secure cloud access. Proofpoint Secure Access removes the overly permissive access to the cloud, slow connections speed, and hectic administration. It delivers segmented, verified, and audited access for every type of user on the cloud.
One of the major advantages of the ProofPoint cloud access solution is the seamless and secure remote access during cloud migration from one platform to another platform. It works perfectly with all the major cloud platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. You can also set up the cross-cloud connection securely using the Proofpoint secure access.
Some of the main Proofpoint benefits of Cloud Access include the Granular Access, which significantly reduces the risk of exposure by granting granular access to a specific user for a specific application, hiding the main network.
It also provides a convenient user experience while accessing the authorized applications using a single location on the cloud. The cloud-native approach works best for performance optimization using an encrypted overlay network. It provides centralized and easy management for the IT team with total visibility and automated troubleshooting. Unauthorized resources are invisible, reducing the potential attack surface.
Finally, it enables easy onboarding by managing and handling remote access policies to all enterprise resources in the data center or the cloud from a single cloud console.
Proofpoint offers a free 30 days trial of its security solution in form of a customized demo. You can request a consultation with its security experts to discuss your cloud threat risk and request a quote according to your specific needs, industry, and environment.
Setting up Proofpoint has been a breeze, and their professional services group truly stands out for their expertise in both the products and best practices.
Our decision to switch vendors was prompted by the recurring issue of clearly malicious messages with HTML-based attachments bypassing our previous solution. Since transitioning to Proofpoint, these types of messages are consistently intercepted, and the instances of genuinely malicious messages slipping through have plummeted.
The Average Wheelhouse score for the Cybersecurity category is 7.4
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