TechValidate Research on Forcepoint

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3,924 Customers Surveyed

29,703 Data Points Collected

245 Published TechFacts

22 Published Charts

30 Published Case Studies

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Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Customer Review

Maintain operational health and reduce service interruption

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Forcepoint:

We placed the firewalls to create a secure network segment that protects our robotic surgical unit. We can focus on patient safety while minimizing technological concerns.

Please share how Forcepoint NGFW has helped you address challenges in rolling out your next gen firewall.

By providing a truly redundant system we are able to maintain operational health and reduce service interruption. Not a single surgery has been postponed due to a network security issue.

Forcepoint Customer Research

2018 Security Issues

Which of the following security trends or issues did your organization experience in 2018?

Concerns over privacy
Security when moving assets or data to the cloud
Getting ready for GDPR or other legislation
Workforce monitoring programs
Hacks or attacks on the Internet of Things
How encryption by default challenges security
Data breaches from a data aggregator
Cryptocurrency hacks

Forcepoint Web Cloud Customer Research

Which of the following results have you experienced after moving to cloud-delivered web security?

Able to extend web security for roaming or remote workers
Operational management and execution efficiency have improved
Security expense attribution has improved

Forcepoint DLP Case Study

Guardian Pharmacy


This case study of Guardian Pharmacy is based on a June 2018 survey of Forcepoint DLP customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately purchase Forcepoint DLP:

  • Their ability to control and manage data subject to regulation

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint DLP that the surveyed company uses:

  • Forcepoint’s DLP helped them easily find and control regulated data or sensitive IP because it:
    • Goes beyond reliance on manual application of tags or data classification
  • Reports that the ability to set policies just once utilizing Forcepoint DLP’s single console control is extremely valuable.
  • Rates Forcepoint DLP compared to competitive data loss prevention solutions they have used:
    • Effectiveness: Best in class
    • Ease of use: Best in class
    • Customer support: Best in class
    • Transition to the cloud: Best in class


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
  • Increased the ease of use
  • Reduced false positives
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s ability to automate policy enforcement based on user behavior:
    • Allowed them to manage personal devices and usage
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s DLP helped them get started with their data loss protection project >75% faster than expected.
  • Reports that they saw value from their investment in less than 3 months after implementing Forcepoint DLP.

Forcepoint Cross Domain Customer Testimonial

Reduction of user hardware and end point infrastructure changes.

Project Manager, State & Local Government

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

Ross Stores


This case study of Ross Stores is based on a July 2018 survey of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Forcepoint has the best reporting bar none. This is due to leveraging a well-built SQL database with a well thought out index to quickly research emerging threats.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:

  • The Palo Alto Networks & Bluecoat solutions we looked at lacked on the reporting and research capabilities.
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Symantec/Blue Coat
    • Palo Alto Networks

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has a no cloud deployment (completely on premises) location strategy for web security.
  • Identifies the following as the capabilities that carried the most weight when they chose to migrate to Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Efficacy of solution
    • Deployment flexibility
    • Ease of management
    • SIEM integration. However, Kafka is proving to be a disappointment.
  • Rates the implementation of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as easy.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:

  • Rates Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as extremely effective.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Received real-time threat analysis for advanced threat protection
    • Received forensic reporting details provided through an advanced threat dashboard
    • Experienced enhanced reporting functionality within a centralized reporting system

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About Forcepoint

Forcepoint provides software solutions to protect users, data, and network against insider threats and outside attacks in financial services, healthcare, government, and justice and public safety industries.

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