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30 Case Studies


Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

The Premier Bank Limited

Introduction

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

“Forcepoint provides a unique and unparalleled solution. It is secure, user-friendly, reliable, and easy for internet users and administrators.”

Challenges

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

  • Experienced the following challenges that prompted them to choose Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Limited internal resources for product upgrades
    • Difficult and costly maintenance of appliances
    • A lack of ISO compliance and access to data centers
  • Chose Forcepoint’s hybrid deployment option for Secure Web Gateway because:
    • Of its dedicated filtering in the cloud
    • They wanted to take advantage of the full-featured policy set
    • They needed to prevent loss of DLP functionality in a cloud deployment
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • CentOS Linux SQUID Proxy

Use Case

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

  • Identifies the following as the capabilities that carried the most weight when they chose to migrate to Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Integrated solution modules – Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Advanced Malware Detection (AMD), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Efficacy of solution
    • Deployment flexibility
    • Ease of management
  • Rates the hybrid implementation of Forcepoint Secure Web as easy.

Results

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

  • Rates Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as very scalable for their company.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Received leading-edge reporting functionality via a centralized system

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 Web Security Cloud Case Study

The Validium Group

Introduction

This case study of The Validium Group is based on a July 2018 survey of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have used email and web filtering both with sandboxing modules and it’s a vast improvement on what we had before. We now manage by exception which cuts overhead down considerably.”

Challenges

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

  • Limited internal resources for product upgrades
  • Difficult and costly maintenance of appliances
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • Symantec WSS

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud that the surveyed company uses:

  • Reports that migrating their web security to the Forcepoint cloud was easy.
  • Valuable Forcepoint Web Security Cloud features in their transition to the cloud:
    • Simplification of IT and automation of software upgrades
    • Elimination of appliance costs and maintenance

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:

  • Rates Forcepoint Web Security Cloud as very effective.
  • Rates Forcepoint Web Security Cloud as very scalable for their company.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • Simplified the operation of enterprise security solutions
    • Eliminated the hassle of appliance maintenance and updates

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

Sauer Corporate Services, LLC

Introduction

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

“Easy reporting and filtering to allow suspect activities to be blocked and reported on for positive identification of threats and scams. No organization should be online without this solution. Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is an easy to manage, cost-effective proxy solution that does the job. Period.”

Challenges

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

  • Difficult and costly maintenance of appliances
  • Needing better protection for roaming users and/or distributed offices
  • Chose Forcepoint’s hybrid deployment option for Secure Web Gateway because:
    • Of its dedicated filtering in the cloud
    • They wanted to take advantage of the full-featured policy set
    • They needed to prevent loss of DLP functionality in a cloud deployment
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Cisco
    • Symantec
    • McAfee

Use Case

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

  • Identifies the following as the capabilities that carried the most weight when they chose to migrate to Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Integrated solution modules – Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Advanced Malware Detection (AMD), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Efficacy of solution
    • Deployment flexibility
    • Ease of management
  • Rates the hybrid implementation of Forcepoint Secure Web as extremely easy.

Results

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

  • Rates Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as extremely scalable for their company.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Expanded internet access for roaming users
    • Improved cloud app control with integrated CASB functionality
    • Received leading-edge reporting functionality via a centralized system

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

Copa Airlines

Introduction

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

“We were able to expand security policies to roaming users in transparent mode as if they were at the office.”

Challenges

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

  • Needing better protection for roaming users and/or distributed offices
  • Chose Forcepoint’s hybrid deployment option for Secure Web Gateway because:
    • They wanted to take advantage of the full-featured policy set
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Zscaler
    • McAfee

Use Case

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

  • 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
  • Rates the hybrid implementation of Forcepoint Secure Web as easy.

Results

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

  • Rates Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as scalable for their company.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Expanded internet access for roaming users
    • Received forensic reporting details provided through an advanced threat dashboard

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

Liberty Hospital

Introduction

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

“We are now able to filter so much more than we were before, including encrypted traffic and protocols other than just HTTP. Our network is more secure because of it.”

Challenges

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

  • Needing advanced capabilities to protect growing mobile and global workforce
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Cisco Web Security Appliance

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:
    • Integrated solution modules – Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Advanced Malware Detection (AMD), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Ease of management

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

Forcepoint Web Security Cloud Case Study

Pegasus Airlines

Introduction

This case study of Pegasus Airlines is based on a July 2018 survey of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Forcepoint is really successful at stopping malicious attacks that come from the web.”

Challenges

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

  • Needing better protection for roaming users and/or distributed offices
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • Symantec WSS
    • McAfee Web Gateway Cloud Service

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud that the surveyed company uses:

  • Reports that migrating their web security to the Forcepoint cloud was extremely easy.
  • Valuable Forcepoint Web Security Cloud feature in their transition to the cloud:
    • Simplification of IT and automation of software upgrades

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:

  • Rates Forcepoint Web Security Cloud as extremely effective.
  • Rates Forcepoint Web Security Cloud as extremely scalable for their company.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • Simplified the operation of enterprise security solutions
    • Received gained forensic reporting details provided through an advanced threat dashboard

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

Whataburger

Introduction

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

“Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway offers the most feature-rich web solution and a consistent end-user experience.”

Challenges

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

  • Experienced the following challenges that prompted them to choose Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Low efficacy of their previous security product
    • A lack of scalability of their previous security solution
    • Needing advanced capabilities to protect growing mobile and global workforce
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Cisco Web Security Appliance
    • Symantec/Blue Coat
    • Fortinet Fortigate

Use Case

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

  • Has a hybrid deployment (cloud and 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:
    • Integrated solution modules – Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Advanced Malware Detection (AMD), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Deployment flexibility
    • Ease of management
  • 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 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

Forcepoint Web Security Cloud Case Study

Medical Arts Hospital

Introduction

This case study of Medical Arts Hospital is based on a July 2018 survey of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Fewer internal resources are being used on Web Security, which has saved us money and man-hours. We are confident that our users experience the safest environment possible when browsing the internet as the amount of browser and malware incidents has been dramatically reduced.”

Challenges

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

  • Experienced the following challenges that prompted them to choose Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • Limited internal resources for product upgrades
    • Needing better protection for roaming users and/or distributed offices
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendor before choosing Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • McAfee Web Gateway Cloud Service

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint Web Security Cloud that the surveyed company uses:

  • Valuable Forcepoint Web Security Cloud features in their transition to the cloud:
    • Simplification of IT and automation of software upgrades
    • Elimination of appliance costs and maintenance

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:

  • Rates Forcepoint Web Security Cloud as effective.
  • Rates Forcepoint Web Security Cloud as extremely scalable for their company.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Web Security Cloud:
    • Eliminated the hassle of appliance maintenance and updates
    • Experienced enhanced and easy cloud-based reporting

Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway Case Study

International Business Machines Corporation

Introduction

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

“Forcepoint Web helped us in controlling users’ day-to-day internet activity and provided a very easy dashboard to investigate incidents.”

Challenges

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

  • Experienced the following challenges that prompted them to choose Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Low efficacy of their previous security product
    • Difficulty managing their previous security solution
    • A lack of scalability of their previous security solution
    • Needing advanced capabilities to protect growing mobile and global workforce
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Symantec/Blue Coat
    • McAfee Web Gateway

Use Case

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

  • Has a hybrid deployment (cloud and 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
  • Rates the implementation of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as very easy.

Results

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

  • Rates Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as very effective.
  • Achieved the following results after using Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Expanded security coverage with integrated modules like Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Advanced Malware Detection (AMD), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • 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 Secure Web Gateway Case Study

CDW Corporation

Introduction

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

“Nothing got by Forcepoint. Stopped everything before entry point. Allowed our business to be up and running. No downtime.”

Challenges

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

  • Experienced the following challenges that prompted them to choose Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • A lack of scalability of their previous security solution
    • Needing advanced capabilities to protect growing mobile and global workforce
  • Evaluated or previously used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway:
    • Symantec/Blue Coat
    • McAfee Web Gateway

Use Case

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

  • Has a hybrid deployment (cloud and 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
  • Rates the implementation of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway as extremely 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:
    • Expanded security coverage with integrated modules like Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Advanced Malware Detection (AMD), Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Experienced enhanced reporting functionality within a centralized reporting system

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 DLP Case Study

Crediton Dairy

Introduction

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

“We now have a full understanding of what data is flowing through our network due to DLP Discovery. Being able to have the visibility of data and controlling what end users were doing has been vital in our rollout.”

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: best in class
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Customer support: best in class
    • Transition to the cloud: better
    • Price: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s ability to automate policy enforcement based on user behavior:
    • Minimized disruption to users
  • 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 3-6 months after implementing Forcepoint DLP.

Forcepoint DLP Case Study

Nous Infosystems

Introduction

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

“Forcepoint provides complete protection of critical data from inside and outside threats.”

Challenges

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

  • Disparate DLP policies that left holes in their security posture
  • Data exfiltration that left their organization exposed
  • Their ability to control and manage data that’s 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
    • Goes beyond reliance on manual application of tags or data classification
    • 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 very valuable.
  • Rates Forcepoint DLP compared to competitive data loss prevention solutions they have used:
    • Effectiveness: best in class
    • Ease of use: superior
    • Customer Support: superior
    • Transition to the Cloud: best in class
    • Price: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced the following benefits or advantages since implementing Forcepoint DLP:
    • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
    • Experienced more effective detection and prevention of breaches
    • Increased the ease of use
    • Reduced false positives
    • 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:
    • Allowed them to manage personal devices and usage
    • Improved risk management for high-risk users
    • Reduced alerts and alarms while maintaining their security posture
  • 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 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 Next Generation Firewall Case Study

De’Longhi Group

Introduction

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

“With Forcepoint, we now easily manage more than a hundred firewalls deployed all around the world – from Chile all the way east to New Zealand – with low effort and high affordability.”

Challenges

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

  • Complex VPN management
  • A lack of or inefficient one-to-many device provisioning
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Fortinet
    • 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
    • Top security ranking on NSS Labs NGFW and NGIPS reports

Results

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

  • Less planned maintenance and fewer unplanned outages
  • Fewer cyberattacks and breaches
  • Faster deployment times
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership
  • Reports that their end-user internet performance improved as a result of moving to the Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.
  • Reports that their planned maintenance and unplanned outages were reduced from days to hours 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 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 DLP Case Study

Progrexion

Introduction

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

“Discovery has aided us in identifying locations of sensitive data to better control access to that data. DLP policies have drastically increased our ability to monitor and control the movement of that data.”

Challenges

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

  • Disparate DLP policies that left holes in their security posture
  • Their ability to control and manage data that’s 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
  • 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: Superior
    • Transition to the Cloud: Better
    • Price: Better

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
  • Increased the ease of use
  • Gained the ability to safely share data with partners
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s ability to automate policy enforcement based on user behavior:
    • Minimized disruption to users
    • Reduced alerts and alarms while maintaining their security posture
  • 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 less than 3 months after implementing Forcepoint DLP.

Forcepoint DLP Case Study

HCL

Introduction

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

“The benefits we’ve experienced are ease of administration, enhanced protection, complete security from attacks, and excellent support.”

Challenges

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

  • Disparate DLP policies that left holes in their security posture
  • Policies that were too complicated and too much headcount was required to maintain them
  • Data exfiltration that left their organization exposed

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
    • Sets data loss prevention policies across network and endpoint one time and from a single console
  • 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: Superior
    • Customer support: Best in class
    • Transition to the cloud: Superior
    • Price: Superior

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
  • Increased the ease of use
  • Gained the ability to safely share data with partners
  • 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
    • Lowered the call volume to support
  • 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 DLP Case Study

Tata Consultancy Services

Introduction

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

“We have benefited from less spoofing, quick alerts, and easy-to-build policies.”

Challenges

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

  • Disparate DLP policies that left holes in their security posture
  • Policies that were too complicated and too much headcount was required to maintain them
  • Their incumbent vendor’s rate of innovation that did not keep up with their needs
  • Data exfiltration that left their organization exposed
  • Their ability to control and manage data that’s 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
    • Goes beyond reliance on manual application of tags or data classification
    • 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 very valuable.
  • Rates Forcepoint DLP compared to competitive data loss prevention solutions they have used:
    • Effectiveness: better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Customer Support: superior
    • Transition to the Cloud: best in class
    • Price: better

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced the following benefits or advantages since implementing Forcepoint DLP:
    • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
    • Experienced more effective detection and prevention of breaches
    • Increased the ease of use
    • Reduced false positives
    • 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:
    • Allowed them to manage personal devices and usage
    • Provided one-time only user access
    • Improved risk management for high-risk users
    • Minimized disruption to users
    • Reduced alerts and alarms while maintaining their security posture
  • 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 DLP Case Study

Emerson Process Management

Introduction

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

“We’ve experienced better management of resources.”

Challenges

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

  • Policies that were too complicated and too much headcount was required to maintain them
  • Data exfiltration that left their organization exposed
  • Their ability to control and manage data that’s 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
  • Reports that the ability to set policies just once utilizing Forcepoint DLP’s single console control is very valuable.
  • Rates Forcepoint DLP compared to competitive data loss prevention solutions they have used:
    • Effectiveness: Best in class
    • Ease of use: Superior
    • Customer support: Best in class
    • Transition to the cloud: Best in class
    • Price: Best in class

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 ensure regulatory compliance
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s ability to automate policy enforcement based on user behavior:
    • Provided one-time only user access
    • Minimized disruption to users
    • Lowered the call volume to support
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s DLP helped them get started with their data loss protection project 50-75% faster than expected.

Forcepoint DLP Case Study

Guardian Pharmacy

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

Results

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 Next Generation Firewall Case Study

City Of Renton

Introduction

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

“Easy to manage, great, extensive feature set and terrific support.”

Challenges

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

  • Replacing our then-current firewall (Cisco ASA) with an NGFW solution
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Cisco
  • Addressed the following challenges after using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:
    • New firewall deployment
    • Deploying software updates

Use Case

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

  • Chose Forcepoint because of the following capabilities:
    • High-availability clustering of up to 16 different devices
    • Strong IPS and anti-evasion defenses

Results

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

  • Less planned maintenance and fewer unplanned outages
  • 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 days to hours 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 Next Generation Firewall Case Study

The Boeing Company

Introduction

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

“Fewer maintenance outages, and monitoring for vulnerabilities is a lot easier.”

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
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • Cisco
    • Check Point
  • Addressed the following challenge after using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:
    • Maintaining policy consistency across 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:
    • Local implementation of the solution that does not require an onsite technician
    • Top security ranking on NSS Labs NGFW and NGIPS reports

Results

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

  • Less planned maintenance and fewer unplanned outages
  • 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 weeks to days since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.
  • Reports that their incident response time was reduced from weeks to days since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Case Study

INVU

Introduction

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

“It is very simple to use, quite stable, very intuitive, and has a very good use of resources.”

Challenges

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

  • Resilient WAN access being too expensive
  • Inefficient hub and spoke networking architecture
  • A lack of or inefficient one-to-many device provisioning
  • Renew other appliances
  • Evaluated the following vendor before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Microsoft
  • Addressed the following challenges after using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:
    • New firewall deployment
    • Maintaining policy consistency across firewalls
    • Having a unified view of all firewalls

Use Case

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

  • Speed/simplicity of managing sophisticated policies across many sites
  • Top security ranking on NSS Labs NGFW and NGIPS reports
  • Strong IPS and anti-evasion defenses
  • Interactive visual dashboards for 360° visibility across the entire network

Results

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

  • Less planned maintenance and fewer unplanned outages
  • Fewer cyberattacks and breaches
  • Faster incident response 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 hours to minutes since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Case Study

Arizona Attorney General Office

Introduction

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

“Great product, features, and price. Simple, easy-to-use interface.”

Challenges

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

  • Exposure to advanced network threats
  • Evaluated the following vendor before choosing Forcepoint:
    • Cisco
  • Addressed the following challenge after using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall:
    • New firewall deployment

Use Case

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

  • Chose Forcepoint because of the following capability:
    • Local implementation of the solution that does not require an onsite technician

Results

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

  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership
  • 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 hours to minutes since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Case Study

Vidant Health

Introduction

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

“We have secured critical business resources and ensured up time, all while minimizing human resources.”

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:
    • Local implementation of the solution that does not require an onsite technician
    • High-availability clustering of up to 16 different devices
    • Top security ranking on NSS Labs NGFW and NGIPS reports
    • Strong IPS and anti-evasion defenses
    • Interactive visual dashboards for 360° visibility across entire network

Results

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

  • Less planned maintenance and fewer unplanned outages
  • Fewer cyberattacks and breaches
  • Less IT staff time spent managing networks
  • Faster incident response times
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership
  • Reports that their end-user internet performance dramatically improved as a result of moving to the Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall.
  • Reports that their planned maintenance and unplanned outages were reduced from weeks to days 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 CASB Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

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

“CASB, with the correct level of mapping & rule writing, can help to identify potential fraud attacks against online banking. The system has helped us protect customers.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Forcepoint CASB:

  • Not having visibility into cloud application use

Evaluated/used the following vendor before choosing Forcepoint CASB:

  • A secure web gateway vendor

Use Case

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

  • Chose Forcepoint CASB because of its:
    • Support for behavioral analytics
    • Coverage for custom applications
  • Protects the following cloud environment as part of their Forcepoint CASB deployment:
    • Homegrown cloud application
  • Values the following Forcepoint CASB features:
    • Real-time activity monitoring and analytics
    • Customizable risk metrics and scoring

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint CASB:

  • Enabled unique policies for managed and unmanaged devices

Would recommend a Forcepoint CASB solution to their peers because:

  • Forcepoint’s CASB solution provides the most benefit relative to upfront investment

Forcepoint CASB Case Study

Minda Corporation Limited

Introduction

This case study of MINDA CORPORATION LIMITED is based on a June 2018 survey of Forcepoint CASB customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Not having visibility into cloud application use
  • Their cloud application controls treating all users the same

Evaluated/used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint CASB:

  • Symantec
  • A next-generation firewall vendor

Use Case

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

  • Chose Forcepoint CASB because of its support for both governed and ungoverned BYOD devices
  • Protects the following cloud environments as part of their Forcepoint CASB deployment:
    • Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
  • Values the following Forcepoint CASB features:
    • Real-time activity monitoring and analytics
    • Customizable risk metrics and scoring
    • Data classifications and cataloging

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint CASB:

  • Experienced the following benefits since using Forcepoint CASB:
    • Improved security/support for all cloud applications
    • Easily identified cloud applications at risk with Risk Scoring & Risk Metrics
  • Would recommend a Forcepoint CASB solution to their peers because:
    • Forcepoint CASB provides quick time to value
    • Forcepoint’s CASB solution provides the most benefit relative to upfront investment
  • Discovered 1001 to 2000 “shadow IT” or unsanctioned apps after using Forcepoint CASB.

Forcepoint CASB Case Study

State & Local Government Department

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a June 2018 survey of Forcepoint CASB customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It has improved our confidence a lot. Prior to acquiring Forcepoint CASB, we did not really have visibility into the cloud.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Forcepoint CASB:

  • Not having visibility into cloud application use
  • Evaluated/used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint CASB:
    • Netskope

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint CASB that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Support for behavioral analytics
  • Ability to support proxy, API, and hybrid modes
  • Integration with DLP for cloud
  • Protects the following cloud environments as part of their Forcepoint CASB deployment:
    • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
  • Values the following Forcepoint CASB features:
    • Real-time activity monitoring and analytics
    • Data classifications and cataloging

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Forcepoint CASB:

  • Improved security/support for all cloud applications
  • Easily identified cloud applications at risk with Risk Scoring & Risk Metrics
  • Improved compliance with the ability to classify and catalog data
  • Would recommend a Forcepoint CASB solution to their peers because:
    • Forcepoint CASB provides quick time to value
    • Forcepoint CASB is easy to use
  • Discovered 101 to 500 “shadow IT” or unsanctioned apps after using Forcepoint CASB.



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