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



Featured Research Collections for Forcepoint

Curated collections and slideshows of TechValidate research data on Forcepoint.



Selected Research Highlights


Forcepoint DLP Case Study

Microland

Introduction

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

“Enabling Forcepoint DLP has allowed the company to implement superior data loss/theft prevention techniques.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Forcepoint DLP:

  • Their ability to control and manage data that are 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:
    • Scans files and discovers data they didn’t know existed
    • Sets data loss prevention policies across network and endpoint one time and from a single console
    • Follows and limits usage of regulated data or sensitive IP with automated application of controls even when the data isn’t on the network
  • 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: superior
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Customer support: better
    • Transition to the cloud: better
    • Price: superior

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
  • Experienced more effective detection and prevention of breaches
  • Gained the ability to safely share data with partners
  • Gained the ability to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s ability to automate policy enforcement based on user behavior:
    • Provided one-time only user access
    • Improved risk management for high-risk users
    • Minimized disruption to users
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s DLP helped them get started with their data loss protection project 50-75% faster than expected.
  • Reports that they saw value from their investment in 3-6 months after implementing Forcepoint DLP.

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Customer Research

What results have you seen from using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway?

Expanded internet access for roaming users
52%
Leading-edge reporting functionality via a centralized system
51%
Forensic reporting details provided through an advanced threat dashboard
46%

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Case Study

Raytheon Company

Introduction

This case study of Raytheon Company is based on a June 2018 survey of Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The product’s centralized management, task scheduling features, alert chains/policies, and integrated logging have contributed to seamless deployments and improvements in work-life balance. Next Gen features will be paramount in identifying and deterring threats to the business.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:

  • A lack of or inefficient one-to-many device provisioning
  • Exposure to advanced network threats
  • Evaluated the following vendor before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Cisco
  • Addressed the following challenges after using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:
    • New firewall deployment
    • Maintaining policy consistency across firewalls
    • Deploying software updates
    • Having a unified view of all firewalls

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall that the surveyed company uses:

  • Chose Forcepoint because of the following capabilities:
    • Speed/simplicity of managing sophisticated policies across many sites
    • High-availability clustering of up to 16 different devices

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:

  • Less planned maintenance and fewer unplanned outages
  • Less IT staff time spent managing networks
  • Faster incident response times
  • Faster deployment times
  • Reports that their end-user internet performance significantly improved as a result of moving to the Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.
  • Reports that their planned maintenance and unplanned outages were reduced from hours to minutes since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.
  • Reports that their incident response time was reduced from days to hours since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Customer Research

What results have you seen from using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway?

Real-time threat analysis for advanced threat protection
73%
Enhanced reporting functionality within a centralized reporting system
59%
Forensic reporting details provided through an advanced threat dashboard
46%

Forcepoint Customer Security Trends

2019 Security Concern: Phishing Attacks

The increase in phishing attacks – it seems these are getting better and better. If we turn up sensitivity, legitimate emails get blocked. If we turn it down we get a lot of phishing attempts. Striking a balance doesn’t seem possible at this point.

Security Officer, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Forcepoint Customer Statistic

80% of surveyed customers would would recommend Forcepoint Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB).



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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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