ObserveIT is a company that specializes in insider threat management. It develops endpoint solutions that identify and eliminate insider threats. The company helps organizations protect against data loss, malicious acts, and brand damage.

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Parent CompanyProofpoint
HQBoston, MA, US
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ObserveIT was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Boston, MA, US

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ObserveIT Office Locations

ObserveIT has an office in Boston
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendon St 21st Floor
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$53 m


In total, ObserveIT had raised $53 m. ObserveIT is a subsidiary of Proofpoint

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ObserveIT News and Updates

Proofpoint acquires threat management provider ObserveIT for $225M

Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint Inc. has acquired threat management provider ObserveIT Ltd. for $225 million in an all-cash deal. Founded in 2006, ObserveIT helps organizations to identify and eliminate insider threats. The company does so through a combination of endpoint security and data risk anal…

Proofpoint Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire ObserveIT for $225 Million in Cash; Extending Leadership in People-Centric Security and Compliance to Deliver Post-Perimeter Data Loss Prevention

Proofpoint’s market-leading information protection capabilities extended to prevent data risks and insider threats across email, cloud, and the endpoint Proofpoint’s market-leading information protection capabilities extended to prevent data risks and insider threats across email, cloud, and the end…

ObserveIT Blogs

Thoughts on New Forrester Report: “Best Practices: Mitigating Insider Threats”

Reading Time: 2 minutes “In the words of one security leader, ‘If any company thinks they don’t have an insider threat problem, they aren’t looking.”“2021 Forrester Best Practices: Mitigating Insider Threats,” Forrester Research, 2021 Insider threats are a significant and under-addressed cybersecur…

Getting Started With Insider Risk Management: 3 Ways to Jump-Start Your Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome to the second installment of our three-part series on insider threat management. In our last post, we covered how to understand your organization’s insider risk. Now, we’ll discuss what it takes to jump-start the development of an insider threat management program. I…

New ESG Report Measures Economic Benefits of Insider Threat Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many organizations view security programs as a cost center and security technology investments as pure costs. But security investments can deliver real ROI— especially when it comes to technology-enabled insider threat management (ITM) programs. Research has shown that insid…

Making the Economic Case for Insider Threat Management. Deliver $400K+ in Annual Value.

Reading Time: 2 minutes A global, distributed workforce. The increased role of remote collaboration tools. A deeper reliance on freelancers and third-party vendors. What do these three things have in common? They’re ways in which organizations have responded to the massive shift in workstyles we ha…

How Insider Threats Impact the Financial Services Industry

Reading Time: 4 minutes The 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report found that 30% of all breaches were caused by an insider threat. Moreover, the 2020 Ponemon Institute Cost of Insider Threats Report found that the frequency of insider threats has risen by 47% over the last two years. They a…

Is it Time to Evaluate Your Insider Risk Readiness?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The remote economy and rise of the cloud-first enterprise has increased insider threat risk. What’s your insider risk readiness level? Take our risk assessment. For businesses, the only thing certain about 2020 is uncertainty. Remote and hybrid work models have broken down t…
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ObserveIT Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ObserveIT founded?

    ObserveIT was founded in 2006.

  • How many employees does ObserveIT have?

    ObserveIT has 67 employees.

  • Who are ObserveIT competitors?

    Competitors of ObserveIT include Expel, SteelCloud and Certes Networks.

  • Where is ObserveIT headquarters?

    ObserveIT headquarters is located at John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendon St 21st Floor, Boston.

  • Where are ObserveIT offices?

    ObserveIT has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does ObserveIT have?

    ObserveIT has 1 office.