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IDC Business Value Snapshot: The Business Value In Switching to Forcepoint NGFW

Many technology organizations make bold claims about ROI, but more often than not, there isn’t any data to back up those claims. We are happy to break the mold. Our Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) is designed to deliver high efficiency, availability and security for distributed organizations. And, here are the numbers to prove it.... Read More

One of the things that makes Forcepoint different from other Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) vendors is the way we extensively use the cloud with our network security products to connect and protect our customers in innovative ways. Today, we’re taking it even further, announcing our new Forcepoint Advanced Malware Detection (AMD) cloud service alongside the new NGFW 6.2 release of our unified software for firewalls and intrusion prevention... Read More

The Growing Cultural Impact of Millennials in the Federal Workforce 

by Michael Crouse, Sr. Director Business Solutions, Data & Insider Threat Security Business

How can federal agencies allow millennial workers access to their devices and social media, but also ensure that they have the security in place so that millennials can’t abuse these services?

Today, many federal agencies are simply not prepared... Read More

Forcepoint is proud to be ranked #3 on Cybersecurity Ventures’ Cybersecurity 500, a global compilation of leading companies that represents the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2017. Rising from #41 last year, this top ranking is a testament to the company’s momentum on the heels of RSA where our team highlighted Forcepoint’s new solution capabilities and strategic focus, the latest research findings... Read More

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