TechValidate Research on Forcepoint

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Forcepoint Customer Research

What do you place at the center of your security architecture today?

USERS and GROUPS: 25%
DATA: 54%
NETWORK ELEMENTS: 21%

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
69%
Operational management and execution efficiency have improved
48%
Security expense attribution has improved
25%

Forcepoint Web Cloud Customer Research

What were the goals for migrating to cloud-delivered web security?

Eliminating the overhead of managing on-premises hardware
69%
Providing web security for roaming or remote workers
67%
Eliminating the overhead of managing software updates
59%
Eliminating the capital expense for on-premises hardware
44%
Decentralizing web security
31%

Forcepoint Customer Research

Cloud Preparedness

How prepared is your agency for embracing the cloud?

Completely prepared: 10%
Prepared: 40%
Almost ready: 30%
Not prepared: 20%

Forcepoint Customer Research

2018 Security Concerns

Which of the following security concerns or issues did your agency experience in 2018?

Compliance requirements
72%
Concerns over privacy
46%
Workforce related security breaches
28%
Security when moving assets or data to the cloud
23%
How encryption by default challenges security
18%
Data breaches from a data aggregator
13%
Hacks or attacks on Internet of Things devices
13%
Cryptocurrency hacks
3%

Forcepoint Customer Research

Barriers to Digital Transformation

What barriers to Digital Transformation is your agency experiencing?

Insufficient funding
53%
Complexity of our environment
47%
Security concerns
44%
Interoperability challenges
37%
Agency culture is hindering change
35%
Insufficient depth/breadth of digital skills
33%
Network related connectivity and architecture challenges
28%
Weak management understanding of digital business
16%

Forcepoint Customer Research

How would you characterize your need to improve in the following areas?

Future Ready: we have best in class solutions We have solutions in place that meet many of our needs Needs Improvement: we need an updated solution Critical Area of Concern: we need to address immediately

Protection against evolving attack methods by cybercriminals
Meeting compliance requirements
Visibility across systems to address top vulnerabilities
Consistent security protection for on premis and cloud
Real-time risk insights and automated remediation

Forcepoint Customer Research

Top Digital Transformation Outcomes

What do you believe are the top 5 outcomes digital transformation efforts should enable?

Proactive approaches to security threats
72%
Faster response to attacks
70%
Helping agency meet mission goals
57%
Improved compliance
57%
Streamlining operations
57%
Improving situational awareness
54%
An ability to innovate more
30%
Helping demonstrate compliance
26%

Forcepoint Customer Research

>50% are Well Underway with Digital Transformation

Where are you in your Agency digital transformation?

Just Getting Started (Example IT initiatives: Cloud Email, Private Cloud, Box.com): 26%
Well Underway (Example IT initiatives: Office 365, SAP Concur, Private Cloud +AWS, Zoom/Slack): 54%
Advancing (Example IT initiatives: Workday, Cloud ERP, SD-WAN/Direct-to-Cloud, AWS + Azure): 12%
Industry Leading (Example IT initiatives: Public-Cloud First, SaaS-First, Full BYOD Support): 9%

Forcepoint Research

Which (if any) of the following conditions are you experiencing with your current DLP implementation?

Difficult to set up or adjust policies to effectively detect different types of data exfiltration
60%
Too many alarms or alerts to triage
39%
Static conditions (policies are either permissive or constrictive)
34%
Difficult to staff appropriately for unknown future challenges and risks
33%
Restricted to one policy for all (difficult to customize for groups or individuals)
25%

Forcepoint Customer Research

Workplace Monitoring Concerns

If workplace monitoring has been discussed in your organization, please select any concerns that have been raised:

Who sees the data that is collected
49%
Infringement of personal privacy
38%
Collection of too much data
31%
Workplace monitoring has not been discussed
31%
Whether data is anonymized
26%
Transparency of the program rollout
23%

Forcepoint Customer Research

Security Concern: Data on the Cloud

If you are moving company data to the cloud, are you concerned about the security provided by cloud vendors?

Yes, we're looking for trust-worthy providers with a strong reputation for security
58%
Yes, we are limiting the data we place on the cloud because we don’t believe it will be secure
31%
No, most or all cloud vendors provide the security we need for our data
19%
Yes, we have had a bad experience or experiences with the cloud vendors we have used
4%

Forcepoint Customer Research

Security Concern: Critical Infrastructure

How concerned are you about potential attacks on the critical infrastructure your organization relies on such as manufacturing facilities, transportation systems, financial services or energy supplies?

Extremely concerned
27%
Very concerned
30%
Concerned
32%
Not concerned
8%
Our company doesn't rely on critical infrastructure
4%

Forcepoint Customer Research

2018 GDPR Preparation

How prepared was your company for the rollout of GDPR in 2018?

Completely prepared: 14%
Very prepared: 23%
Prepared: 49%
Not prepared: 14%

Forcepoint Customer Research

2018 Privacy Concerns

Did employees or customers raise privacy concerns such as data collection, sharing or storage in your organization in 2018?

Yes: 59%
No: 41%

Forcepoint Customer Research

2018 Security Issues

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

Concerns over privacy
56%
Security when moving assets or data to the cloud
41%
Getting ready for GDPR or other legislation
37%
Workforce monitoring programs
35%
Hacks or attacks on the Internet of Things
31%
How encryption by default challenges security
25%
Data breaches from a data aggregator
22%
Cryptocurrency hacks
16%

Forcepoint Web Security Cloud Customer Research

Transition to the Cloud

Which Forcepoint Web Security Cloud features were valuable in your transition to the cloud?

Simplification of IT and automation of software upgrades
61%
Elimination of appliance costs and maintenance
66%

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 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 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 Next Generation Firewall Customer Research

Faster Incident Response Time

Since using Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall, how much faster is your incident response time?

Reduced from weeks to days: 17%
Reduced from days to hours: 39%
Reduced from hours to minutes: 44%

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Customer Research

Reduced Maintenance and Outages

Since using the Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall, how much have your planned maintenance and unplanned outages decreased?

Reduced from weeks to days: 19%
Reduced from days to hours: 32%
Reduced from hours to minutes: 49%



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