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Second Harvest Food Bank Awards Special Recognition to Proofpoint for Its Campaign to Make Hunger History

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) -

WHAT: Proofpoint, Inc. ( NASDAQ : PFPT ), a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that it has been selected to receive Second Harvest Food Bank's "Bumper Crop Award" at the Make Hunger History Awards Event on April 4, 2013. Proofpoint was selected for this award based on the company's inspiring response by going above and beyond Second Harvest's request and collecting more than 40 tons of food that was distributed to low-income families in the Bay Area in 2012. Proofpoint executives will receive this special honor at the awards event in front of an audience of dedicated supporters from local corporations, schools and organization.

WHO: Jennifer Hedding, vice president and head of WW human resources; Ed Stacy, manager, medium enterprise sales; and Stacey Burge, human resources specialist will receive the award on behalf of Proofpoint.

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2013

WHERE: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA, 94043

For more information about Make Hunger History Awards, please visit http://www.shfb.org/respond

About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc. ( NASDAQ : PFPT ) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.