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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Selected Research Highlights


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 Secure Web Gateway Case Study

Ross Stores

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

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.

Results

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

Forcepoint Customer Statistic

88% of surveyed customers would would recommend Forcepoint Network Security Solutions (NGFW and SD-WAN).

Forcepoint Web Security Cloud Customer Research

What challenges were you experiencing that prompted you to choose Forcepoint Web Security Cloud?

Needed better protection for roaming users and/or distributed offices
57%
Difficult and costly maintenance of appliances
29%
Limited internal resources for product upgrades
29%

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a June 2018 survey of Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have gained a lot of insight into where traffic has been flowing on and off our local network. We have been able to tighten up holes we didn’t know we had. We feel more prepared than we did before.”

Challenges

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

  • Exposure to advanced network threats
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Check Point
  • Addressed the following challenges after using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:
    • New firewall deployment

Use Case

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

  • Chose Forcepoint because of the following capabilities:
    • Local implementation of the solution that does not require an onsite technician
    • Strong IPS and anti-evasion defenses

Results

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

  • Fewer cyber attacks and breaches
  • Reports that their end-user internet performance minimally 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 hours to minutes since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.

Forcepoint Customer Security Trends

Continuing transition to the cloud and evolving malware are my current major concerns. Traditional antivirus solutions are becoming less effective every year as malware and threat actors evolve and improve.

Charles Russell, Information Security Analyst, HUSCO International



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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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