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Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) detects, analyzes and blocks advanced threats before they reach your inbox. This includes ransomware and other advanced email threats delivered through malicious attachments and URLs. And zero-day threats, polymorphic malware, weaponized documents and phishing attacks. TAP provides adaptive controls to isolate the riskiest URL clicks. TAP also detects threats and risks in cloud apps, connecting email attacks related to credential theft or other attacks.

Creating a Proofpoint TAP connection

Using Service Principal & Secret

To create the connection you need:

  • A Service Principal
  • A Secret

Obtaining the credentials

Follow the Proofpoint documentation to obtain the credentials.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Proofpoint TAP icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Service Principal & Secret as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The Service Principal
    • The Secret
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.