Forcepoint Email Security

COMPANY: Forcepoint

Forcepoint Email Security uses the Advanced Classification Engine (ACE) to identify threats ranging from annoying spam to advanced malware, phishing, and Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks.

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Forcepoint Email Security Review

Review date: February 15th 2019

Snapshot: Offers protection against advanced threats, data loss and phishing attacks.

Who are Forcepoint?

Forcepoint are a USA based cybersecurity company offering a range of cloud based security solutions for businesses. Their email security platform is a cloud based gateway product which stops email threats before they reach the email network. It’s a cost effective solution with a good range of features. It’s focussed on stopping advanced threats, data loss protection and protecting a mobile workforce.

For: Companies looking for advanced threat protection, data loss protection and protection for a mobile workforce.

Not For: Companies looking for aadvanced admin features and reporting with detailed historical reports.

Forcepoint Email Security Features:

  • Easy to manage with an intuitive user interface
  • Advanced Classification engine stops advanced threats such as botnets and zero day malware
  • Strong data loss protection capabilities with encrypted file detection and data loss prevention
  • Multiple enhanced protection modules including email encryption and image analysis
  • Effective spam filtering and malware protection
  • Real time, time of click protection, with network defences
  • Good level of protection for mobile users
  • Security awareness training modules are available

Expert Insight:

Forcepoint Email Security offers some advanced email security features, which is easy to use. Their Advanced Classification engine offers businesses strong protection form advanced threats such as botnets. The platform also includes strong protection from data loss and is well suited for mobile users. Forcepoint offers a good range of additional services such as Cloud Sandboxing and Encryption, which can help to improve the level of protection provided by this platform.

This platform does have advanced features, which means that can be tricky. There is also some less advanced admin features such as controls for end users and reporting. However, this is a good option for companies looking for an easy to use platform with advanced security features. The spam filtering is effective, and there are a range of additional security services offered by Forcepoint to enhance this platform. This is a good solution for mid-sized businesses requiring advanced features that’s easy to manage.

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Forcepoint Vendor Overview

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance.

Employees on LinkedIn 2257
Glassdoor Rating (170 reviews)
Founded 2016
Revenue $500 to $999 million (USD) per year
Headquarters Austin, TX, US
Support Team Location(s) US, UK
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Forcepoint Email Security Features

Explore the key features offered by Forcepoint Email Security. These features are what makes them unique and showcase what they can offer your business.

Forcepoint Email Security Features

Feature Description
Threat Protection Spam and phishing protection, real time threat protection with machine learning, sandboxing and predictive analytics, advanced malware detection, data loss prevention
Spam Filtering Effectiveness 99% spam detection SLA, effective service for blocking spam
Reporting and Logging Today page shows current email status and displays charts of email activity and security in the network in the last 24 hours. History page shows email security in the network for up to 30 days.
Admin Features Forcepoint Image Analysis Module allows admins to monitor and enforce company email policy
End User Features Phishing security awareness training tools for end users
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Reporting and Logging
Admin Features
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