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What is Forcepoint Cloud Security Gateway?

At Forcepoint, we understand the transformation our customers currently face. A cloud-based security reality is a journey. And we’re thoroughly committed to helping our customers make it. Forcepoint Cloud Security Gateway (CSG) is a converged cloud security service that provides proactive visibility, control, and threat protection to safeguard your users and data, wherever they are. Integrated functionality reduces time to value and ensures that maximum capabilities are always available. Eliminating multiple point products allows your enterprise to cut costs, reduce complexity, and decrease operational overhead—all while removing overlap between products and security teams. Streamlining security operations through an integrated, modern service frees you from the limitations of legacy implementations and approaches and helps organization’s journey to the cloud. - Reduce vendors and software - Simplify security management and operations - Protect users and data everywhere - Stop malicious cloud and web-borne threats - Optimize user experience whilst working away from the office

Forcepoint Cloud Security Gateway Details
How do you position yourself against your competitors?

- One converged service for integrated web security, Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and Data Loss Protection (DLP)

- Market-leading data protection capability

- The only 100% cloud-native, centrally managed security platform for users and data

- Risk-adaptive user scoring derived from human behavior

- Unified endpoint with unmanaged device support


Seller Details
Seller
Forcepoint
Company Website
Year Founded
1994
HQ Location
Austin, TX
Twitter
@Forcepointsec
73,188 Twitter followers
LinkedIn® Page
www.linkedin.com
2,601 employees on LinkedIn®

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Senior Network & Security Specialist
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. it provides an easy to use, fast, and flexible structure. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The sync time can sometimes be a bit longer. The sync time can sometimes be a bit longer. The sync time can sometimes be a bit longer. The sync time can sometimes be a bit longer. The sync time can sometimes be a bit longer. The sync time can sometimes be a bit longer. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Since it is easy to use and distribute, they should not waste time surfing the internet safely with minimum effort. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our users, wherever they are in the world, access the internet securely and within the framework of the rules we set. Our users, wherever they are in the world, access the internet securely and within the framework of the rules we set. Our users, wherever they are in the world, access the internet securely and within the framework of the rules we set. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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IT Coordinator
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

How easy is to use once its deployed in your enviroment. Troubleshooting is suprisley simple versus our previous solution. Also the response time when we open a case are very good for incident where we can't fix it ourselfs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Deployment phase was very difficult and complex. No a strong presence in China, something we believe has to be improved in the short term. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would recommend to spend a good amount of time during the POC, specially for policies creation before rolling it out to production. Also, it is known that Forcepoint Proxy Connect has issues with mobile carrier Telcel in Mexico (users may require to add a service to their line in order to work). Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The main problem we are solving is having independent proxy solution around the globe, with Forcepoint we are standardizing into one solution. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

The potential of the endpoint; very large database information.

Easy management in sub-estates for other subcompanies of the group.

Possibility to subdivide management for more administrators Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The support is not no skilled and takes a lot of time to solve most of the tickets.

We has some issues during the initial setup because the endpoint was not stable running on Windows operating system

Web content gateways requires much system resources on Hyper-V (6 vCPUs and 12GB RAM at least)

Some features are only accessible as Super Admin (also reports from the Advanced File Analisys) Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Forcepoint is a good product, once it is implemented and running you can quite forget about any other implementation Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm able to securize all computers and laptops. Easier management of the endpoints.

Now endpoints are fully protected both inside and outside organization Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UC
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

The system is stable and secure. I very like the console management and the support. The agent installed in the pcs is very useful and a self solved utility with the logs collection.

We are using this product since a few years.

Best features: Content Filter for Laptop, HTTPS inspection, Single Sign on via AD. Is the best solution also for save money in a long term way. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Initially we had a little bit difficult with the deployment of the agent and the next release. But after some hours with the support we solved the issue and now we are ready and autonomy in case of problems. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Filtering, Exception policies for user specific access, reporting, URL reclassification are some of the best. These provide vast features and options to make a particular requirement work. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Manager IT (Global)
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Realtime blocking of DLP, CASB Alerts and a solid Web Filtering Engine Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

DLP Policy definition is cumbersome and there is no way you can export and import to another installation or offering. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Do a comparison with others. If you have existing ForcePoint Solutions, the journey would be easier. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Problems that we are solving are : Security all the time with DLP + Enhanced Web Filtering + CASB

Benefits:

A single product of DLP + CASB + Web Filtering + Reverse Proxy Mode + Global Availability Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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PRINCIPAL SPECIALIST
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Be active wherever there is internet

system information

Network Diagnostics Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Benim karşılaştığım herhangi bir dezavantaj yok. Aksine çok avantajlı. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Due to the pandemic, users switch to the home office model, so we can provide security everywhere through forcepoint. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AF
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Most security needs in one place, allowing a company to focus efforts on other security aspects.

Ability to customize and protect against 0-day attacks. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Ability to work on customization and non-uniform ports not easy. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Web filtering was an issue, in addition to data loss prevention and email security.

This solution has allowed us to solve this pain point and focus on our other security related needs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Information Security Consultant
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

It is a very useful product for company employees to have secure internet access from their homes as they switch to home office working order. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Forcepoint cloud security gateway product does not have any downsides. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

An prodcut that everyone can buy and use easily Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Solved the problem of our employees having internet access securely from home Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Senior Network & Security Specialist
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

It provides a cost advantage compared to the other product. has easy interface management Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

policies are getting late. Internet access is slow due to security control Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Ability to control the internet traffic of ssl vpn users

easy management

Does not require advanced technical knowledge Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

ssl vpn allows users to control their internet traffic Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AR
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Actually i like Forcepoint cloud Gw ,because you can't think maitenance ,management. Sandbox feature is most effective ,you can report whatever you want 30 seconds. ,also you can create custom reports. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

sometimes, i research some mail who send us mail maybe in quarantina ,But ı can't see the from address basically.I see like prvs=96813efcc0 bla bla... Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Actually we didn't meet any problems about device and software. But firstly when we migrate our tools to Forcepoint Cloud GW ,our vendor support us. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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IC
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Behind the scenes protection against a wide range of threats. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Often the services drop rending the filtering useless and allowing traffic through. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Good if it works. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Less malware, but potentially a false sense of security due to inconsistencies with the tool Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Information Security Consultant
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Local DLP integration (Forcepoint) is best Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

its price is very expensive etc etc tece Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Secret files that locates in onedrive,gdrive are company vulnerable thats why we need casb Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UI
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

is an excellent security tool, where it allows you to migrate the infrastructure to the cloud in a safe and reliable way Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

at the moment I have not run into any problem Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I recommend taking a demo about the solution and experimenting with the type of solutions they offer Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

the cost benefit of not having physical infrastructure or designated spaces Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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ER
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Management and operations are very easy. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It is not integrated with local Forcepoint DLP solution. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We don’t get more Antispam nd antivirus before it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CF
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

The capabilities offered for DLP and ability to integrate with a wide range of SaaS products Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Non that I can think off. The online documents could be improved a bit. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Read the online documents prior to engaging Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Primarily provide a DLP feature for all traffic entering our eco system. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CT
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Improved Security controls

Ease of deployment Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing so far that I dislike but just software upgrades are challenging, if this can be made simpler would be great Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being Remote working the key is Security controls and solve the Security problems in a simple way Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CC
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2 on behalf of the seller
What do you like best?

Centralized management for all software and physical assets. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

A better user interface and better documentation. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Centralizing Security, Saving Cost, Reliability, Secure Data Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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