Proofpoint, Inc. provides threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions worldwide. The company’s security-as-a-service solutions comprises an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions that enable large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data. It provides Proofpoint Enterprise Protection, a communications and collaboration security suite designed to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, including spam, phishing, unpredictable email volumes, malware, and other forms of objectionable or dangerous content before they reach the enterprise; and Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy, a data loss prevention, encryption, and compliance solution that defends against leaks of confidential information, and enables compliance with the United States, international, and industry-specific data protection regulations. The company also offers Proofpoint Enterprise Archive & Governance, which enables enforcement of data governance, data retention, and supervision policies and mandates; litigation support; and active legal hold management. In addition, it provides Proofpoint Nexgate Social Media Security & Compliance that enables customers to protect their online brand presence and social media communication infrastructure; and Proofpoint Essentials, a suite of security-as-a-service security and compliance solutions for distribution to managed service providers and dedicated security resellers. Further, the company offers platform services comprising content inspection, reputation, encryption, key management, notification, workflow, analytics, and search services. Proofpoint, Inc. serves organizations in verticals, such as aerospace and defense, education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.