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We’ve spent some time recently sharing news about Forcepoint’s innovations in DLP, including the integration of DLP with CASB, tailoring our options to better meet a variety of customer needs and how we’re listening to our customers when they tell us that they need more than traditional DLP to deliver better data protection. 

Human-centric cybersecurity adapts protection for users and data by understanding the behavior and... Read More

Today, Forcepoint aims to change the cybersecurity paradigm via Risk-Adaptive Protection. The products within this framework are integrated to provide visibility and protection unsurpassed in the industry whether you are looking to protect your data, gain visibility into SaaS usage, or stop malware from entering your enterprise.

Traditional enterprise security programs have limited means for understanding their users and therefore... Read More

A Human-Centric Approach to Risk Adaptive Protection

The current cybersecurity market is oversaturated with acronyms, cryptic lingo and noise.  Government agencies are asked every day to protect critical networks with limited resources and people while government funding instability brings challenges to establishing both short and long-term plans regarding technology initiatives. Effective and seamless security solutions have... Read More

We’ll have a lot to share at this year’s RSA Conference – in the booth, in speaking sessions, and at networking opportunities throughout the week. Here’s a preview of all we have going on, and some opportunities to register for events. If you’re coming to RSA, we want to meet you!

In the Booth

Stop by Booth N3525 for hands-on demos and presentations from our experts on the company’s Risk-Adaptive Protection solution, Web... Read More

The 11th Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was released yesterday to the usual fanfare that accompanies this collation of trends and insights. During the last decade the annual report has been viewed as a helpful benchmark of the state of the threat landscape. This year Verizon pulled data from 53,308 real-world security incidents including 2,216 confirmed data breaches to arrive at their analysis of risks with motives,... Read More

Last week, in the wake of charges against Cambridge Analytica, as well as its collection of call and text histories on Android phones, Facebook announced changes in their privacy configurations and UI. These changes are designed to deliver more information and greater transparency to end users around management of their personal data.  As a result, many are now contemplating how companies in general utilize, mine or manage personal... Read More

Once again, we’ve seen more large data breaches in recent days – Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal app and website lost data of its 150 million account holders, and Hudson’s Bay Company lost five million credit and debit card numbers from customers of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. These hacks highlight continued focus of cybercriminals to target organizations who... Read More

I have just returned from speaking at Cloud Security Expo 2018 in London, UK.  The two-day conference is co-located with four other conferences that cover use of the cloud, big data, IOT and data centres.  More than 200 vendors shared insights and case studies, educating attendees and peddling their wares.

As I walked around the frankly enormous hall of the ExCeL convention centre, the sense of desire and urgency to be... Read More

For years, the software that powers our Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) has held Common Criteria certification, one of the most rigorous and widely recognized standards for IT product security. On March 12, 2018, yet another release, Forcepoint NGFW 6.3.1, achieved certification with the Collaborative Protection Profile for Stateful Traffic Filter Firewalls Version 1.0 under the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP)... Read More

There are a couple of hard truths we’re facing as security professionals:

Despite all our collective efforts and investment, yesteryear’s cybersecurity tactics are not yielding the results we want. One of the biggest trends facing the security industry as a whole is consolidation. Not necessarily vendor consolidation, but functional consolidation.  

Forcepoint’s Human Point System aims to tackle both of these issues.... Read More