Proofpoint Completes Armorize Acquisition

Proofpoint Inc. (PFPT), a security-as-a-service provider, said Friday it has completed its acquisition of Armorize Technologies Inc., a developer of cloud-based (SaaS) anti-malware products.

Founded by brothers Wayne and Matt Huang, Armorize's staff includes more than 35 Certified Ethical Hackers and specializes in cloud-based threat intelligence, detection of 'zero-day' attacks and unknown vulnerabilities, real-time dynamic threat protection and advanced malware detection research.

"Proofpoint's acquisition of Armorize strengthens our position in the malware market, one of the most important spaces in the security industry," said Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele.

The acquisition supplements Proofpoint's capabilities with a new set of real-time dynamic detection technology for next-generation threats and malware, enhancing Proofpoint's Targeted Attack Protection product.

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