Perception Point vs. Proofpoint

Your email has moved to the cloud, SEG solutions like Proofpoint were built for protecting it on-prem.

After being tested time and time again in POCs, it is now clear that Perception Point outperforms Proofpoint’s email security offering in detection, speed, scale and ease of deployment.

Unlike legacy vendors, we invented a whole new approach that combines the best detection engines with the agility of the cloud to provide the perfect solution for the digital-first enterprise.

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With Perception Point we can scan 100% of our traffic with no delays or out-of-service issues. We’ve also deployed the solution across other content-exchange channels like Google Drive and internal messaging apps.


Features Comparison

Proofpoint, like many other legacy solutions, struggles when it comes down to prevention of advanced evasive threats or more modern “payload-less” attacks like BEC and ATO.


See below how our unique technology and built-in agility enable us to outmatch Proofpoint.

  • Features
  • Level of analysis
    Application level (Traditional sandboxing)
  • Proven best detection in independent testing
  • Next-gen anti-evasion
  • Speed
    ~10 seconds
  • Dynamic scanning / sandboxing
    100% of the content
  • Prevention / Detection
  • Deployment
  • 24/7 Incident Response

The Best Alternative to Proofpoint

#1 in Detection Testing

In independent trials, Perception Point ranked #1 in both detection accuracy and lowest false positive rates, outperforming solutions like Mimecast, Fortinet, MDO and more.

Unlimited Scale

We scan 100% of content. Freed from the innate limitations of traditional sandbox solutions like Proofpoint, we meet any scale and any need. No more relying on heuristics and legacy policies.

Light Speed Prevention

Next gen static and dynamic engines work in-line to provide a clear verdict with close-to-zero delay, delivering top-notch user experience.

Advanced Anti-Evasion

Perception Point proprietary anti-evasion engines outmatch any advanced threat. They uncover even the most concealed threats embedded within files and URLs, making our solution highly robust against APTs, Zero-Days, exploitation techniques and more.

Zero Fuss

Unlike Proofpoint, we don’t require any MX Record. This has 2 folds: firstly – you get to keep your current Office 365 or G Suite inherent protection; secondly – we’re deployed in 10 minutes with no fuss to your IT team.

Incident Response
Managed Service

Proofpoint is a solution, we’re a service. An all-included team of cybersecurity experts act as an extension of your organization’s SOC 24/7. The team continuously handles all of your security activities for you, managing incidents, optimizing engines, reporting and investigating per users requests.


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