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Here, we post all the news that’s fit to print about Proofpoint Social Media Protection (Formerly Nexgate)

December 16, 2015 – Information Security Buzz: Industry’s First Instagram Solution

December 16, 2015 – Security Software Removes Spam Bots On Company Instagram Promotions

December 16, 2015 – Information Security Buzz: Industry’s First Instagram Solution

December 9, 2015 – Formtek: Businesses Snagged By Social Media Violations

November 4, 2015 – International Business Times: Suddenly Famous on Twitter? Here’s How You Can Delete Fake Followers

November 4, 2015 – Silicon Valley Business Journal: Proofpoint Acquires Socialware

October 29, 2015 – FTF News: Primerica Cuts The Noise From Social Compliance

October 25, 2015 – CNBC: Hackers turn to social media to phish for credentials

October 9, 2015 – Information Security Buzz: Adding Social Media Protection, Email Attachment Defense and Automated Email Encryption

September 15, 2015 – Forbes: Social Selling & Governing Social Data

August 27,2015 – Information Security Buzz: Mid-Year Threat Report Which Analyzes Threats of 2015

August 11, 2015 – Information Security Buzz: Discovering the IT Knowledge Gap on Social Media Threats

July 14, 2015 – Compliance Week: Mending Social Media Compliance Gaps

June 9, 2015 – Information Security Buzz: Extending Targeted Attack Protection to Stop Social Phishing, Safeguards Employees’ Social Media Accounts

June 9, 2015 – Information Security Buzz: Extending Targeted Attack Protection to Stop Social Phishing, Safeguards Employees’ Social Media Accounts

May 15, 2015 – Wall Street Journal: Survey Roundup: Compliance Overload

May 13, 2015 – IT Pro Portal: Compliance Issues Rife for Fortune 100 Social Media Pages

May 13, 2015 – Social Times: Study: Fortune 100 Social Compliance Issues

May 12, 2015 – Computer Business Review: Fortune 100’s Social Media Accounts Break Compliance Rules

May 12, 2015 – eWeek: Social Media Continues to Pose a Compliance Risk to Companies

May 12, 2015 – Compliance Weekly: Study: Social Media Befuddles Compliance

May 12, 2015 – SC Magazine: Study: Average Fortune 100 Firm Suffers 69 Social Media Compliance Incidents

May 12, 2015 – IT Security Guru: Fortune 100 Social Media Accounts Have Approximately 70 Compliance Issues

May 12, 2015 – Information Age: Breaking the Law: Study Shows that Big Business is Failing to Stay Compliant Over Social Media

May 11, 2015 – Mediatel: The Last Word in Social Media Idiocy

May 8, 2015 – Wall Street Journal: U.K. Election Results – Recap

May 8, 2015 – IT Pro: Election Results 2015: How Did the Polls Get It So Wrong?

May 8, 2015 – Brand Republic: Tories Win Facebook, Labour Wins Twitter

May 8, 2015 – Media Week: Tories Win Facebook, Labour Wins Twitter

May 8, 2015 – Digital Spy: Liberal Democrats’ Social Media Frenzy Was All in Vain

May 8, 2015 – The Drum: Social Media’s Crucial Role in Deciding 2015 General Election Winner

May 8, 2015 – Campaignlive.co.uk: Tories Win Facebook, Labour Wins Twitter

May 8, 2015 – Campaignlive.co.uk: Tories Win Facebook, Labour Wins Twitter

April 21, 2015 – Corporate Compliance Insights: Big Corporate Titles, Big Social Media Mistakes

April 20, 2015 – Financial Advisor: Wells Fargo Gives FAs More Social Media Muscle

April 7, 2015 – Think Green Blog: Proofpoint Analysis Reveals the Social Media March Madness Winners

April 1, 2015 – Computer Weekly: “Bored” RBS Investment Chairman Rory Cullinan Resigns After Daughter’s Snapchat Message Goes Public

March 9, 2015 – ProSecurityZone: Console Provides Real Time Social Media Threat Information

March 9, 2015 – Vigilance Security Magazine: Proofpoint Launches the Nexgate Social Media Threat Centre

March 3, 2015 – Vigilance Security Magazine: UK Trumps US in Social Media Security Issues

March 3, 2015 – IT Security Guru: Corporate Facebook and Twitter Accounts Often Deafened By Rogue Profiles

March 3, 2015 – Computer World: UK Lags Behind US in Social Media Security, Study Finds

March 3, 2015 – Tech World: FTSE 100 Firms Swamped By Facebook and Twitter Imposters, Study Finds

February 24, 2015 – Forbes: Why Hackers Love Companies Who Use Social Media

February 13, 2015 – Market Watch: Looking for Love? Watching Out for These 3 Scams

February 12, 2015 – Infosecurity Magazine: Scammers Pounce on Lovelorn Netizens Ahead of Valentine’s Day

January 30, 2015 – NBC on Yahoo Sports: Mad Dash: Which NFL Team’s Fans Are Most Profane?

January 30, 2015 – Larry Brown Sports: Pittsburgh Steelers Fans Used By Far More Profanity on Facebook Than Other Fans

January 30, 2015 – Indianapolis Star: Colts Fans Are Polite Online, Unlike Steelers Fans

January 30, 2015 – Pittsburg Post-Gazette: Bob Smizik: Lower the Mound

January 30, 2015 – The Sports Daily: Steelers Cursed More on Facebook Than Any Other Playoff Team, Study Shows

January 30, 2015 – Yard Baker: Steelers Fans Were More Profane on Social Media Than Any Other Playoff Team

January 30, 2015 – Detroit Sun Times: Lions Fourth Most Vulgar Fans in the NFL

January 30, 2015 – IJ Review: You’ll Swear This List of Top 5 NFL Cities That Curse the Most and the Least is All the Refs’ Fault

January 30, 2015 – Pennsylvania News: Mad Dash: Which NFL Team’s Fans Are the Most Profane?

January 30, 2015 – Still Curtain: Steelers Morning Huddle: Steelers Draft Options, Profane Fans, Learning from Seattle

January 29, 2015 – Fox Sports @TheBuzzer: Steelers Have Most Profane Fan Base When It Comes to Facebook

January 29, 2015 – Metro Times: Detroit Fans Are Really Effin Sweary

January 29, 2015 – Draft Diamonds: Steelers Fans Have Potty Mouths While Using Social Media

January 29, 2015 – Pittsburgh Post Gazette: @#$%& You Talking About?

January 29, 2015 – Kiss104FM: Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are the “Most Polite” on Social Media?

January 29, 2015 – Wish-TV 8 (Indianapolis): Study: Colds Fans Polite During Playoffs

January 29, 2015 – Fox46 Carolinas: Study Shows Carolina Panthers Are the “Most Polite” on Social Media

January 29, 2015 – CBS Pittsburgh: Steelers Fans Top “Most Profane” List in the NFL

January 29, 2015 – Detroit Sports Nation: Apparently Lions Fans Are NSFW, They’re Too F#*$ing Profane

January 29, 2015 – The Dallas Morning News: Cowboy Fans Most Active – But Not Most Profane – On Social Media Among NFL’s 12 Playoff Teams This Season

January 29, 2015 – WSOC-TV (Charlotte): Study: Panthers Fans Declared “Most Polite” on Social Media

January 29, 2015 – WPXI News (Charlotte): Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are “Most Polite” on Social Media?

January 29, 2015 – WOKV (Charlotte): Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are “Most Polite” on Social Media?

January 29, 2015 – The Palm Beach Post: Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are “Most Polite” on Social Media?

January 29, 2015 – The Bone Online (102.5FM) (Charlotte): Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are “Most Polite” on Social Media?

January 29, 2015 – Steelers Depot: Report: Steelers Fans Love Using Profanity on Social Media Sites

January 29, 2015 – FoxNews8 (Charlotte): Study: Panthers Fans Declared “Most Polite” on Social Media

January 29, 2015 – Detroit Free Press: What the…? Lions Fans Named 4th-Most Profane

January 29, 2015 – Dayton Daily News: Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are ‘Most Polite’ on Social Media?

January 29, 2015 – Cincinnati.com: Report: Steelers Fans Most Profane on Social Media

January 29, 2015 – CBS Detroit: Lions Fans One Of the Most Profane on Social Media

January 29, 2015 – Behind the Steel Curtain: Pittsburgh Steelers Fans Are More Profane on Social Media Than Any Other NFL Fan Base

January 29, 2015 – Atlantic Journal Constitution: Study: Which NFL Playoff Team’s Fans Are “Most Polite” on Social Media

January 29, 2015 – ESPN: Study: Panthers Fans Rank Among Nicest in Playoffs

January 15, 2015 – Pro Security Zone: Social Media Security Compliance for Business Networking Site

January 4, 2015 – Vigilance Security Magazine: Fortune 100 Social Media Accounts Are Compromised Every Business Day

December 22, 2014 – Information Week Wall Street & Technology: Financial Firms to Struggle With Growing Social Infrastructure in 2015

December 18, 2014 – Dazeinfo.com: Why Is Facebook CEO Under Attack of Spammers?

December 15, 2014 – Dazeinfo.com: Social Media Spamming Grew By 658% Between 2013 and 2014: Entertainment, Financial and News Categories Main Target

December 11, 2014 – Silicon Valley Business Journal: 3 Tips to Fend Off Social Media Scammers as Threats to the Fortune 100 Grow

December 11, 2014 – SC Magazine: Study: Malicious Social Media Attacks on the Upswing

December 10, 2014 – All Facebook: REPORT: 40% of Facebook Accounts that Represent Fortune 100 Brands Are Unauthorized

December 10, 2014 – Professional Security: Social Media Study

December 10, 2014 – Computer Weekly: Social Media Threats to Business on the Rise, Says Report

December 10, 2014 – NY Times: It’s Official: Instagram Is Bigger Than Twitter

December 10, 2014 – Press Release: Fortune 100 Social Media Accounts Are Compromised Every Business Day, Proofpoint Research Reveals

November 26, 2014 – All Facebook: STUDY: Average Fortune 100 Brand Has 320 Social Media Accounts

November 14, 2014 – All Facebook: STUDY: Average Fortune 100 Brand Has 320 Social Media Accounts

November 13, 2014 – SC Magazine: Risks exposed in rapid growth of branded social media

November 12, 2014 – Press Release: New Social Media Research Series Establishes Industry-First Benchmarks and Reveals Security Challenges

November 12, 2014 – Press Release: First Global Social Media Security Council Launches, Establishes Best Practices

November 07, 2014 – Bloomberg: Large Number of Social Media Accounts Should Be a Corporate Focus, Panelist Says

October 30, 2014 – Social Media Today: Risk Management: Protecting Your Brand on Social Media

October 28, 2014 – American Banker: 100 Angry Tweets and Six Followers: Should Banks Really Care?

October 24, 2014 – SC Magazine: Proofpoint acquires Nexgate for $35 million

October 23, 2014 – Silicon Valley Business Journal: Proofpoint gets into social media security with $35M Nexgate buy

October 23, 2014 – Press Release: Proofpoint Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Nexgate, Enters Social Media Security and Compliance Market

September 11, 2014 – Wired: Balancing Privacy Expectations on Public Social Networks

August 15, 2014 – Business News Daily: Are You Protecting This Important Digital Business Asset?

August 10, 2014 – Social Media Monthly: Why Financial Services Brands Aren’t Equipped for Social Media Risk and Compliance

August 06, 2014 – FTF: Why Financial Services Brands Aren’t Equipped for Social Media Risk & Compliance

July 30, 2014 – Press Release: Nexgate Beefs Up Social Media Security With New Risky Account Detection

July 13, 2014 – Inc.: FIFA Social Media Hit with Spam During World Cup

June 30, 2014 – Network World: New products of the week 06.30.14

June 30, 2014 – EContent: A Social Media Compliance Update Ten Years Later

June 25, 2014 – ZD Net: Nexgate Password Lockbox reduces risky social media fails for IT admins

June 10, 2014 – Announcement: Secure Social Login Made Easy for Brands With Nexgate Password Lockbox

May 12, 2014 – Announcement: Nexgate Receives Highest Score in Current Offering by Independent Research Firm in Evaluation of Social Risk and Compliance Solutions

May 1, 2014 – InfoWorld: Facebook’s new priority: Mobile dominance

April 24, 2014 – HackSurfer: Year After AP Twitter Hijack, Social Media Growing Target for Cybercrime

April 14, 2014 – Announcement: Nexgate Releases Guide on How to Stop Social Media Hacks

April 9, 2014 – Daily Mirror: Missing flight MH370: Recap of search for Missing Malaysia Airlines plane from April 8

April 7, 2014 – Forbes: Fake Accounts Social Media Accounts Have Flourished In The Wake Of The MH370 Disappearance

April 5, 2014 – The Social Media Monthly: Making Social Media Secure

March 24, 2014 – American Banker: Social Graces: Using LinkedIn, Facebook Without Regulatory Worries

March 24, 2014 – Press Release: Nexgate Launches SocialSyndicate for Automated Social Media Content Pre-checks

March 13, 2014 – Press Release: Nexgate Releases Deep Social Linguistic Analysis for Regulated Organizations

February 27, 2014 – Forbes: Hootsuite And The Security And Compliance Of Social Media

January 31, 2014 – What Cloud Startups Need to Know About Hunting Elephants

January 13, 2014 – Leading Social Companies and Brands Step Up Social Media Security

January 1, 2014 – Social Startups: Updates from the Startups We Covered in 2013

November 20, 2013 – Nexgate Honored with a 2013 Award of Excellence for Best Technology Innovation by the Society for New Communications Research

November 20, 2013 – Nexgate Steps Up Security & Compliance for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and More

November 12, 2013 – Report: Social Media Gets Abused

November 12, 2013 – Best Thinker Webinar: Social Media Hacks and Hijacks

November 12, 2013 – Nexgate Reveals Stats on Over 100 Million Pieces of Social Media Data

November 10, 2013 – BBB Tip of the Week: Spam on social media

November 6, 2013 – Press Announcement: Nexgate Unifies Security for Social CRM

October 23, 2013 – HootSuite Marks Major Milestones in Q3

October 10, 2013 – Social Media Spam Up 355%

October 7, 2013 – How Social Media Spam Erodes Brand Trust

October 2, 2013 – International Business Times: Facebook Spam And YouTube Spam Rampant, Says 2013 Social Media Spam Report

October 2, 2013 – Facecrooks: Facebook Has 100 Times More Spam Than Other Social Networks

October 2, 2013 – Nexgate Expands Enterprise Social Infrastructure Discovery to Instagram

October 1, 2013 – Fast Company: Social Media Spam is up 355%

October 1, 2013 – All Twitter: Social Media Spam Jumped 355% In First Half Of 2013 [REPORT]

October 1, 2013 – All Facebook: STUDY: Facebook Has 100X More Spam Than Other Social Networks, 4X More Phishing Attacks

October 1, 2013 – Motherboard: Inside the Underground Spam Machine That’s Overrunning Social Media

September 30, 2013 – Mashable: Social Media Spam Increased 355% in First Half of 2013

September 27, 2013 – naked security: Facebook finally wins $3 million payout in Power Ventures spam lawsuit

September 26, 2013 – Digital Trends: Are humans going to lose the war for the social Web to spam?

September 26, 2013 – Media Post: Social Spam Rose 355% In The First Half Of 2013

September 26, 2013 – Dark Reading: Nexgate Releases First-Ever Global Social Spam List; Publishes Report On Social Spam

September 25, 2013 – Social Spam Invades The Enterprise

September 24, 2013 – CSO: Social media spam on the rise, says study

September 24, 2013 – SC Magazine: Facebook and YouTube contain the most spam of all social networks

September 24, 2013 – Nexgate Releases First-Ever Global Social Spam List; Publishes Report on Social Spam

September 20, 2013 – Nexgate Chooses Cassandra over MongoDB for their Multi-Master NoSQL Solution

September 16, 2013 – Fox News: Afghanistan is mostly offline…but ready to embrace social media

September 6, 2013 – HootSuite Teams with Nexgate to Boost Security

September 5, 2013 – HootSuite adds enterprise social media security so Weinergate won’t happen to your brand

September 5, 2013 – HootSuite Enterprise Teams With Nexgate To Offer Stronger Online Security Protection

September 5, 2013 – HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership

September 5, 2013 – HootSuite Enterprise Customers to Receive Online Security Protection from Nexgate

September 5, 2013 – Webinar: Nexgate Partnership Bolsters Social Media Compliance, Security

September 5, 2013 – HootSuite Expands Social Media Security and Compliance Offering with Nexgate Partnership

August 14, 2013 – Nexgate Adds New Social Application Risk Reporting; Expands Application Controls to Google+

July 24, 2013 – Community Management: Trust and Social Media Marketing

July 10, 2013 – Nexgate Releases Social Media Controls for SEC Compliance

July 09, 2013 – Corporate Social Media Management Software: A Mature Field With Many Options

June 27, 2013 – Facebook Acts on Hate Pages, Brands Must Act on Hate Content

June 25, 2013 – Why FINRA’s Spot Checks Are a Milestone for Social Media

June 19, 2013 – Social Startups: Nexgate Protects Social Media Messaging from Within and Without

May 31, 2013 – Social Hacks Will Equal Real Compliance Costs: How a $136 Billion Market Shift Will Catch Regulators’ Attention

May 30, 2013 – Social Media: A Race You Can’t Afford to Lose

May 29, 2013 – Five Ways To Safeguard Your Social ROI

May 29, 2013 – Nexgate Releases New Social Media Risk & Compliance Tools

May 13, 2013 – Nexgate Named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

May 6, 2013 – Nexgate Expands Leadership Team with Talent from Adobe, Symantec and Websense

May 2, 2013 – How Brands are Adapting to Social “Change” (Q&A with Michoel Ogince, Big Fuel)

April 25, 2013 – CNN Money: Stop hackers in their tracks

April 24, 2013 – CNN Live Television Interview with Nexgate CEO on AP Twitter Hack

April 23, 2013 – AP Twitter Hacking Highlights Need for Increased Online Security Measures

April 9, 2013 – CNN Money – Venture capital deals

April 9, 2013 – Dow Jones – Nexgate Picks Up $3.5M Led by Sierra Ventures for Enterprise Social Monitoring

April 9, 2013 – PandoDaily – Nexgate raises $3.5M to protect brands on social media

April 9, 2013 – AllThingsD.com – Social Startup Nexgate Raises $3.5 Million

April 9, 2013 – The Next Web – Nexgate scores $3.5m to help companies avoid social media embarrassment

April 9, 2013 – Silicon Valley Business Journal – B2B social management startup Nexgate raises $3.5M

April 9, 2013 – VentureBeat – Nexgate nets $3.5M from Sierra to track & protect your company’s social accounts

April 9, 2013 – Nexgate nets $3.5M from Sierra to track & protect your company’s social accounts

April 9, 2013 – Nexgate innovates social media compliance for regulated organizations

April 9, 2013 – Nexgate raises $3.5 million to expand cloud-based, social media brand protection and compliance

March 15, 2013 – Five Reasons Most Companies Fail At Social Media Compliance

March 14, 2013 – Hot Social Media Startups – 40 Nominees

March 4, 2013 – Burger King Hack Justifies Banks’ Twitter Caution, American Banker

March 3, 2013 – Peligro: ciberataques a empresas (Danger: Cyberattacks companies), El Pais

February 25, 2013 – The New Truth About Social Account Hacks and Compromises, The Social Media Monthly

February 7, 2013 – What Social CMOs Can Learn From The Vienna Philharmonic, CMO.com

February 5, 2013 – Startup Spotlight: Social IQ Networks

January 25, 2013 – Protecting Your Company from Common Social Blunders, The Social Media Monthly

January 13, 2013 – SC Magazine Market Scope: Social Media Guidelines meet the Real World, SC Magazine

December 27, 2012 – Forbes: The Risks And Liabilities From Corporate Social Networking, Forbes

December 12, 2012 – Social iQ Networks named a finalist for The 2013 Cloud Awards Most Promising Startup

December 7, 2012 – Be Prepared For Facebook Emergencies

December 5, 2012 – What Should Brands On Facebook Be Concerned About?

December 2012 – SC Magazine Social Media Spotlight

October 2, 2012 – Press Release: Altimeter Group’s Alan Weber and Social iQ Networks Present ‘Social Media Risk vs. Reward’ at iStrategy Chicago

August 1, 2012 – Press Release: Social iQ Networks Releases First Self-Service Portal Addressing Social Account Sprawl

June 26, 2012 – Enterprises Secure Cloud Infrastructure and Social Networking Investments

June 13, 2012 – Why Social Media is Not Free

June 12, 2012 – Press Release: Social iQ Networks Recognized for Technology, Innovation and Growth Potential at Launch Silicon

June 5, 2012 – Press Release: Social iQ Networks Releases Social Governance Solution for Admin and SMMS Application Control

May 11, 2012 – Social Is IN and the Lights Are OUT: Navigating the Social Stack

May 10, 2012 – Startup Social iQ Networks targets enterprise social media sprawl

April 26, 2012 – Securing Peace of Mind in an Insecure Social Space

April 26, 2012 – Conrade Caine and Social iQ Networks Launch New Strategic Partnership

April 24, 2012 – Press Release: Social iQ Networks Launches First Solution to Manage and Control Social Networking Sprawl