"Proofpoint is SaaS platform for threat management, archiving & governance, compliance, and secure communication."
Proofpoint provides a set of email security tools: policy-based email encryption, industry-specific solutions, email archiving and spam filtering. Main users of this service are large enterprises entities. When it comes to deployment, it can be either as a cloud service or on premises.
The products are developed to ensure reliable email content management and compliance for the large-scale entity. Enterprises are given both inbound and outbound spam and viruses protection, along with GLBA, HIPAA, and PCI compliance.
Policies are configured through a graphical interface designed to assist corporations with defining policies. Proofpoint controls spam, bulk "graymail" and another undesired email messages, so users are protected against impostor email (BEC) and phishing.
Impostor Email Protection
Granular Control of Unwanted Email
Targeted Attack Protection
Email Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Support: Knowledge Base, Technical Support, Technical Training, Email Support, Phone Support.
This service is generally used for digital security and data loss prevention.
Main users of Proofpoint are larger organizations with industry-specific security requirements, such as for financial, education, government, health-care, hospitality, manufacturing, and retail.
It can be both cloud-based or on-premise deployed.
It is commonly used in tandem with email clients.