Security and Compliance for Small Business

Protect against advanced targeted threats and compliance risks with enterprise-class technology tailored to small and medium businesses.

Enterprise-class CyberSecurity for SMBS

Proofpoint Essentials leverages the same enterprise-class security that powers some of the world’s largest and most security-conscious companies. This visibility and security gives SMBs the protection for their greatest security risk—their people.

With Essentials, you get:

Simple to Manage with Granular Control

Essentials for small to midsize businesses is a cloud-based solution that gives you the ultimate control and flexibility. You have no hardware or software to install; updates are automatic. The modern and intuitive interface gives your administrators the information they need to understand the big picture threat landscape. It also provides a granular breakdown of specific threat types and frequency of attacks against your organization. This type of intelligence helps your administrators easily make cybersecurity decisions. And they can seamlessly manage all users and account settings from a single, secure platform.

You get:

  • In-depth visibility into threats targeting your organization
  • Robust filter rules engine for inbound and outbound mail
  • Per-user controls and quarantine access

Essentials for Office 365

Proofpoint Essentials for small business offers the best protection for Microsoft Office 365. We secure your people and data with superior protection against threats. Essentials offers key differentiator that complement Office 365 by:

  • Protecting against malware and non-malware threats with industry-leading efficacy
  • Preventing impostor email threats with dynamic classification
  • Sandboxing malicious URLs and attachments
  • Protecting against compliance violations and information loss
  • Providing 24x7 emergency inbox in the event of an email outage

Business Continuity

You rely heavily on email to do business. You might manage a few minutes without email—but what about a few hours or a few days? Unfortunately, SMBs can rarely justify the cost of building a highly redundant messaging infrastructure. Essentials continuity ensures that your critical email always gets through, even during a partial network failure.

We provide:

  • 24x7 emergency inbox to provide users email access when the normal mail environment is unavailable
  • Instant replay to send (or resend) messages to your messaging server for 30 days
  • Email spooling and failover

With our comprehensive product bundles, it’s easy to find the right solution to fit your needs.


Protect your No. 1 threat vector and gain visibility into your most attacked people.


Protect your key people-centric threat vectors and your No. 1 data-loss vector. Also protect against account compromise and build end-user resilience.


Build a comprehensive people-centric security program.

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SMBs Protected by Proofpoint Essentials

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Essentials Packages

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The Human Factor

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