Financial market companies operate in a highly regulated environment and are frequent targets of cyberattacks due to the sensitive and valuable nature of the data they handle. For these organizations, Proofpoint can offer significant improvements in their security posture through several key aspects:

Protection against Email Threats

Proofpoint offers advanced defense capabilities against phishing attacks, spear phishing, and other forms of email fraud, which are of particular concern to the financial sector. By detecting and blocking malicious emails before they reach users' mailboxes, Proofpoint helps prevent credential theft and malware infiltration.

Protection of Digital Identities

Since identity theft and fraud are significant risks in the financial sector, Proofpoint offers solutions to protect against identity theft and phishing attacks (spoofing). This includes email authentication to ensure that messages are legitimate.

Cloud Security and ApplicationProtection

With the increased use of cloud applications, Proofpoint provides security for third-party applications and cloud platforms, ensuring data stored and shared in these environments is protected from unauthorized access and cyber threats.

Threat Intelligence

Proofpoint’s platform provides real-time threat intelligence, allowing financial institutions to anticipate and respond quickly to targeted attack campaigns. This information can be used to strengthen defenses against specific threat actors targeting the financial sector.

Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Proofpoint’s ability to control and protect sensitive data helps financial institutions comply with strict regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, and other data protection regulations. This is achieved through security policies that detect and block the unauthorized transfer of confidential information.

Safety Awareness Training

Proofpoint offers training programs and phishing simulations to educate employees about the latest security threats and how to respond to them. This is crucial in the financial sector, where human error can result in significant security breaches.