Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ biggest risks and greatest assets: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based threat, information and user protection solutions, we help organizations around the world mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks. More than half of the Fortune 100 trust us to stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. No one protects people, the data they create, and the digital channels they use more effectively than Proofpoint.
We’ve long known that phishing and social engineering are the ways most organisations get compromised. Attackers know it’s much easier to find someone who will click than to find a working exploit for a modern operating system or browser. However, most organizations have very little idea which of their people receive sophisticated threats, targeted threats, or even large volumes of threats. We call these targets VAPs (Very Attacked People), and they may not be who you would—