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Proofpoint Email Protection

Proofpoint Email Protection stops malware and non-malware threats such as impostor email (also known as business email compromise, or BEC).

Features of product

Проблемы Pain points
  • High costs
  • Insufficient risk management
  • Malware infection via Internet, email, storage devices
  • Risk of data loss or damage
  • Risk of lost access to data and IT systems
Ценности Business Values
  • Enhance Staff Productivity
  • Ensure Security and Business Continuity
  • Reduce Costs
Матрица сравнения с конкурентами Matrix of comparison with competitors

About Product


Dynamically classify impostor email (BEC) other threats that don't involve malware. These low volume, hard-to-detect threats have cost businesses more than $2.3 billion and cannot be detected by solutions that detect only malware. We detect and classify impostor email through a combination of authentication (DMARC), pre-defined rules, and dynamic classification. Our technology actively assesses the reputation of the sender for accurate protection without additional administration overhead.

We analyze:

  • Sender-recipient relationship
  • Domain reputation
  • Email headers and envelope attributes
  • Email content

Granular filtering and control

Email Protection can control all aspects of inbound and outbound email. Our policy engine gives you complete flexibility. Custom rules support global, group and user-level controls to meet the needs of even the most complex enterprise. Individual quarantines enable you to separate email types to allow your people to access their email digest and quarantine while keeping malicious emails away. Quarantines include:

  • Spam
  • Impostor
  • Bulk
  • Phishing
  • Malware
  • Adult
  • Low Priority

Detailed visibility

Email Protection gives you a wealth of data and search tools. Our advanced message tracing features a high-performance search engine to help you quickly pinpoint hard-to-find log data based on dozens of search criteria. With more than 60 real-time reports for detailed visibility into mail flow and trends, Email Protection provides the data that can help address issues and trends as they emerge. Give your people self-service control over their email preferences such as:

  • Quarantines
  • Safe and block lists
  • Bulk mail delivery

These services are also easy to brand, providing familiarity for users who access these tools. And with support for numerous languages, you can deploy them globally. More than 90% of targeted attacks start with email, and these security threats are always evolving. Proofpoint Email Protection provides multiple layers of security to stop malware and non-malware threats, such as email fraud. It can control all aspects of inbound and outbound email to detect and block threats, and prevent confidential information from getting into the wrong hands.

Features and Benefits

  • Advanced Email Filtering, Control and Visibility. Email Protection allows you to set up robust policies as a first step in routing email to users. You can create detailed firewall rules based on your needs. Even set up policies for anti-virus. We also leverage user bulk mail actions to improve accuracy of future detection and classification. With a wealth of data and search tools, you can ensure your organization's email is protected.
  • Impostor Email Threat Protection. Imposter attacks are hard to detect. Our Stateful Composite Scoring Service (SCSS) is a machine learning approach that searches specifically for these email threats. It uses what’s known about your unique environment, along with data from all Proofpoint customers, to more effectively detect and block email fraud. 
  • Internal Mail Defense. As organization move to cloud-based email services, compromised accounts are on the rise. Internal Mail Defense can automatically scan all internal email traffic, providing a multilayered approach to looking for such things as spam, malware or phishing attacks being sent via compromised accounts. It removes these emails and provides reporting to shows which accounts have been compromised.
  • Email Continuity. Email downtime can be a significant hit to worker productivity. Enterprise Continuity ensures email is always available, even if your company email is down. It provides full access to users—via Outlook integration, a web portal or native mobile support. And it automatically activates in an outage, with fully automated recovery.  


Malware Protection
Bulk eMail Protection
Advanced Threat Protection


Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Protection N/A
User Based Filtering and Policy Creation


Data Loss Prevention




Features of users

Признаки применимости Company requirements
  • Internet access is available for employees