Proofpoint is a marker leading email security vendor. Their Email Protection platform offers strong protection against email threats such as viruses and malware This platform is multi-layered and includes 100% protection against known viruses, and defence against zero-hour threats. This is a good option for companies suffering from social engineering styled attacks such as phishing, as it blocks these hacking attempts from entering the email network. Reporting is comprehensive, showing mail flow trends and individual end – user behaviours. There is a strong range of admin features with AD integration, content controls for social media and user level controls. End users have access to their own email quarantines and can create ‘safe and block’ lists.
The advanced features and ease of use for this service means that it’s a good option for organisations looking for strong protection against imposter email, phishing and spam. The service is expensive, and so is suitable for enterprise level organisations, looking for a market leading email protection service.