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Forcepoint is proud this year to be a Gold Sponsor of Black Hat Europe 2017. This premier cybersecurity gathering presents a tremendous in-person opportunity for us to meet with customers, partners, security professionals and researchers to network, learn, and share information. We hope you’ll be able to join us! Here’s a brief look at what we’re up to on the show floor as well as a briefing by two of our colleagues you won’t want... Read More

For hackers, small suppliers provide a path to high-profile targets

Ed. Note: As a number of recent events have shown us, the global supply chain is dynamic, growing in size and complexity, and is vulnerable to a host of threats and hazards such as natural disasters, accidents, or even malicious attacks. It’s not surprising that according to estimates by the SANS Institute up to 80 percent of all cyber breaches may have originated in the... Read More

Earlier this month, Salesforce.com invited Forcepoint to present a session and participate in a panel at their annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. The theme of the event was “Be a Trailblazer,” which resonated for me as a technologist. Throughout the conference there was a resounding theme and focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the increasing capability of ‘bots’ in delivering a better customer experience.... Read More

One of Forcepoint’s internal credos is being “all in” to help build a transformative, world-class enterprise security company. Two of our executives – CHRO Kristin Machacek Leary and CIO Meerah Rajavel – were recognized last week for the innovative ways they are transforming their respective fields and we congratulate them for being fantastic examples of “all in.”

Kristin won the Gold Stevie Award for Women in Business – Maverick... Read More

It’s hard for me to believe that I’m sitting down at my keyboard thinking about the 2018 Security Predictions report that we’re hitting “publish” on today. It seems like just moments ago that I was working with the team on where we thought 2017 was going. For me – and I expect for you too - the year has gone by in a flash, largely because of just how busy it’s been.

Even though I firmly believe that the way to see into... Read More

It’s time to rethink cybersecurity. Today Forcepoint is pleased to announce a different approach to a critical question being asked by today’s organizations: how do you protect your people (wherever they choose to do their work) and your data (wherever it resides), without frustrating end users or overwhelming IT departments and SOCs? With the Human Point System, we offer purpose-built solutions to provide a next generation cybersecurity... Read More

Forcepoint UEBA's new Entity Timeline is already starting to provide tremendous value for identifying anomalous and risky user activity. The Entity Timeline was created by our designers, data scientists, and engineers in close collaboration with customers and prospects who have struggled with other timeline visualizations on large data sets and were looking for a better approach to easily and effectively understanding analytic results on... Read More

Forcepoint continues to provide unparalleled support of our Global Governments’ customers’ missions through partnerships, trusted advisory, and integrated Human Point System. Our solutions allow customers to: anticipate and resolve emerging national security challenges, continue to strengthen national technological superiority, provide expansive mission capability and flexibility; ultimately helping our nation’s commanders and cyber... Read More

Forcepoint’s mission is to help people rethink cybersecurity – to take a new approach that is far more secure, efficient and resilient for today’s rapidly shifting world. This was the founding principle of our next generation firewall, and today we’re pleased to announce yet more proof that Forcepoint NGFW is the industry’s strongest network security device. It’s also another example of how good things often come in threes, as we’ll see at... Read More

Every year, Forcepoint makes security predictions for the 12 months ahead. Here, we review how well we did in our 2017 Predictions Report, released in November of 2016.

Overall, we made 10 predictions: predictions 1-5 were those driven by macro forces, such as new developments in foreign policy, demographics, trade law, corporate policies and market forces; predictions 6-10 were primarily in the digital realm.

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