101 - 250 employees
Series B
Security

Proofpoint Company Overview

McKinsey estimates that more than 50% of all data breaches involve action of an insider. Proofpoint | ObserveIT is the leading Insider Threat Management solution with more than 1200 customers globally. ObserveIT helps organizations protect against data loss, malicious acts, and brand damage involving insiders acting maliciously, negligently, or unknowingly.

The ObserveIT platform correlates activity and data movement, empowering security teams to identify user risk, detect to insider-led data breaches, and accelerate security incident response. Leveraging a powerful contextual intelligence engine and a library of over 400 threat templates drawn from customers and leading cybersecurity frameworks, ObserveIT delivers rapid time to value and proven capability to streamline insider threat programs.

ObserveIT is now a business unit of Proofpoint.

Jobs at Proofpoint

 
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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. The Role Proofpoint is seeking a Sales Engineer to join our field Mid-Market Sales Engineering team. As a Sales Engineer, you will be one of the most important members of the Proofpoint sales team, working with Marketing as well as Engineering to improve the products and meet market demands. You will be our customer’s technical liaison and ensure that our products are...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. The Role The Strategic Partner Director will play a vital role in the organization by helping to accelerate, manage, and enable revenue growth with a defined set of global strategic partners including industry-leading consulting organizations and managed service providers. This is a senior role within Proofpoint’s global strategic partners team, requiring interaction and coordination...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. BACKGROUND AND OPPORTUNITY An inevitable fact of today’s hyper-connected, online world is that companies need to protect themselves against cyber threats. Insider threats via a company’s own employees (and contractors/vendors) is one of the largest unsolved issues in cybersecurity. It’s present in 50% of breaches. The most recent self-inflicted attacks come from Capital One and AT&T -...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. PRINCIPAL BIG DATA ENGINEER WITH FOCUS ON ANALYTICS We are expanding our engineering team and looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our Boston office! Our engineering team is dynamic, fluid, and collaborative. Our engineers steer and define the future growth and success of ObserveIT. We look for team-players who enjoy solving complex technical challenges and have an appetite to work with and adopt...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
ObserveIT was just recently acquired by Proofpoint and we are looking for a Sales Development Representative to join our sales team in our Boston office. Are you looking for an opportunity to learn, practice and establish a strong foundation that is invaluable for a career in sales? Then this is a great opportunity for you to get into a venture backed and fast paced, high growth company. We are looking for someone who is willing and always ready to roll their sleeves up, dive in head first and make a major impact. If you’re ready for the challenge, then this will be a great opportunity for...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
ObserveIT, now a Proofpoint company is growing! We are looking for an Account Manager to join our sales team in our Boston offices. This is a key role that will play a vital part to our company success as we continue to grow as a business unit within Proofpoint. We are looking for someone who is willing and always ready to roll their sleeves up, dive in head first and make a major impact. This is going to be an overlay role to Proofpoint Sales reps covering Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri.   If you’re passionate about the security industry and wanting to make a difference in the world,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
We are expanding our engineering team and looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our Boston office! Our engineering team is dynamic, fluid, and collaborative. Our engineers steer and define the future growth and success of ObserveIT. We look for team-players who enjoy solving complex technical challenges and have an appetite to work with and adopt new and innovative technologies. Boston too far of a commute? Don’t worry, we offer work from home flexibility so if you are an experienced engineer ready to build, scale, and deliver our brand new SaaS solution, this may be a great...
Software Engineering/QA
200 Clarendon Street, Floor 21
Boston, MA 02116

From athletes to Netflix bingers to foodies to gamers, we are a group of different personalities who at the end of the day come together to build something special. We want different. We want character. We want curiosity. We want people to be themselves and bring their unique talents to make us better and stronger. 

Crayson Jenkins
Sales Director, UKI

"ObserveIT is fast paced, proven leadership and leading edge product that’s leading the path in the Insider Threat space. We truly focus on Customer success partnering with our Customers as they move to solve their Insider Threat challenges. We ensure that our Customers are getting the most from the solution and work with them to ensure they have a successful deployment, as this is reflected in our high Customer retention figures.
 
The ObserveIT team are open to new ideas, approaches to the market and selling models providing an excellent opportunity deploy new strategies and approaches to the region. It’s both a challenging and demanding opportunity, but with high rewards."

Courntey McPhail
Head of Global Recruiting

"I moved across the country from San Francisco to join ObserveIT, and haven’t looked back since! This has been the most rewarding year for me and I truly feel like I found my fit. The autonomy that ObserveIT has offered is rare to find and allows for a tremendous amount of personal and professional growth. The energy in the office is fun and competitive and you really do feel like you’re part of a family of people who want to be an integral part of your success."

Blog

May 21, 2020
Reading Time: 8 minutes Tl;dr: Early indicators of an insider threat risk can help organizations quickly and appropriately respond to out-of-policy behaviors, while maintaining user privacy and decreasing overall organizational risk. Threats that originate from inside an organization often don’t show up until it’s too late. After all, insiders don’t need to exercise caution in persisting on a network. […] The post Why Early Indicators of Insider Threat Risk Are So Valuab...
May 14, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes TL;DR Data exfiltration risks for insiders are higher than ever. Make sure you have these four common sources for data leaks under control. Workplace security has been changing over the last few years, and security for remote workers is now more important than ever. With more employees, contractors, and other insiders working from home than ever […] The post 4 Types of Data Leaks and Their Consequences appeared first on ObserveIT. ...
May 7, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Proofpoint recently partnered with the Economist Intelligence Unit to survey more than 300 corporate executives, including CIOs, CISOs and other IT executives, as well as finance and line-of-business leaders. Their goal was to learn more about the frequency and severity of people-centric threats. The resulting briefing paper details the causes of these common threats, and […] The post People-Centric Security Threats: Takeaways from The Economist Intelligence Unit...
April 30, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Since the publishing of new research from the Ponemon Institute in February, 2020 Cost of Insider Threats: Global Report, we have seen the world rapidly shift toward a remote work paradigm that is impacting cybersecurity priorities. In particular, this change in how we work is impacting the way security teams think about insider threats. Further […] The post New Infographic: Uncovering the Hidden Cost of Insider Threats appeared first on ObserveIT. ...
April 28, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes TL;DR Right now, more employees and contractors are working from home than ever before. Key to ensuring Business Continuity during this rapid shift in remote working patterns is to consider how Insider Threat Management (ITM) can help maintain your compliance and cybersecurity posture. In this post, we share practical considerations to make as organizations shift […] The post Securing Remote Workers and Enabling Business Continuity with Insider Threat Management ap...