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As of February 23, 2017, we’ve successfully closed on the acquisition of Imperva’s Skyfence product line, now known as Forcepoint CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker). This acquisition plays a pivotal role in our strategy to deliver cybersecurity systems that help our customers understand people’s behaviors and intent as they interact with data and IP wherever it may reside, including fast-growing cloud applications.

The acquisition of... Read More

On the last full day of RSA, Forcepoint CEO Matt Moynahan delivered a keynote on the importance of breaking from a focus on endpoints and walls to the critical human point of interaction between people, content and data.

Matt emphasized that though the cybersecurity industry has invested billions in technology, little progress has been made in recognizing and preventing cyber breaches.  Critical business data is now everywhere and the... Read More

Panel moderator Dr. Richard Ford with panelists Nate Cardozo, Matt Heine, and Matt Bishop

Wednesday at RSA, Forcepoint CTO Dr. Richard Ford moderated the panel ‘Could US Anti-Hacking Laws Handicap Cybersecurity?’ Panelists included Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation Nate Cardozo; Matt Bishop, professor with the department of computer science at the University of California, Davis; and Raytheon Principal... Read More

As we begin the second full day at this year’s RSA conference, a look back at day one.

We spoke with Forcepoint’s Jim Fulton, senior director of product marketing and Dan Valez, director of insider threat operations to find out what’s on the minds of visitors to the Forcepoint booth.

Jim Fulton:

“Attendees are looking for something that breaks out of the norm. They’re not interested in scare tactics. In our case, they’... Read More

By Dan Velez, Director, Insider Threat Operations

This is the season for New Year’s resolutions. Of course, we all realize that some of these “promises” are easier to keep than others. But if experience has taught us anything, it’s that we meet with more success here when our goals are tangibly beneficial and realistically achievable: We know what positive outcomes we’ll derive. And getting there won’t overwhelm us to the point where... Read More

The holidays are the perfect time to reflect on this year’s experiences, successes and resolutions for the impending New Year. While self-analysis can sometimes be a grey area, how employees treat data is much more black and white. If there’s anything 2016 has taught us, it’s that treatment of important data is just as important as the security tools organizations have in place. This is backed up by data of course, most recently with... Read More

Forcepoint Named Best Network Security/Enterprise Firewall Winner in 8th Annual Government Security News Homeland Security Awards

Everyday federal agencies must counter and prevent a range of cyber threats designed to disrupt the most sensitive systems, data and applications on which they and our country’s critical missions depend. Forcepoint’s Stonesoft® Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) was designed to deliver the networking,... Read More

On the first day of Christmas, our sales guy gave to me: A network-crushing phishing scam exploit.

On the second day of Christmas, the finance department gave to me: Two ransomware shutdowns, and another phishing scam exploit.

On the third day of Christmas, the CEO gave to me: Three botnets spamming, two more ransomware shutdowns and yet another phishing scam exploit …

OK, you get the picture by now: If it’s the... Read More

The early years were tough years for the Plymouth colonists. To celebrate the success of their first harvest, they invited their neighbors, the Wampanoag tribe, to share in an autumn harvest feast in gratitude for their early help providing food to the colonists during the first winter when supplies were insufficient. The first Thanksgiving was meant to commemorate the collaboration between the two groups and to share in their collective... Read More

Ed Hammersla, Forcepoint’s Chief Strategy Officer and Federal Division President, participated in the day’s first panel discussion at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) Capital Cybersecurity Summit, November 3 in McLean, Virginia.

Titled “Collaborating for Cyber Success,” Ed’s panel focused on the unique centers of U.S. government and private sector cybersecurity innovation in the Washington, D.C. area and what experts... Read More