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Forcepoint’s federal business has won a potential four-year, $89 million firm-fixed-price contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to develop a user activity monitoring technology. The contract, which comes via meritorious election by the General Services Administration, tasks Forcepoint Federal with equipping the Department of Defense Combatant Commands and Fourth Estate entities with the user activity […] More
Eric Trexler, vice president of Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure Sales – Theatre Lead Company for Forcepoint, recently took part in an Executive Spotlight interview with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the impact that ransomware and malware are having on the future of warfare and our military systems heading into the new year.  In addition, Trexler also spoke with ExecutiveBiz […] More
George Kamis, chief technology officer of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, said there are five steps federal agencies can implement to protect mission-critical data in the cloud against ransomware and other cybersecurity attacks and the first is adopting zero trust. “Zero trust replaces implicit assumptions about who is trusted with explicit decisions made […] More
Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure team at Forcepoint, said federal agencies should provide cybersecurity training to employees, particularly information technology professionals responsible for dealing with cyber breaches, in accordance with the current administration’s executive order on cybersecurity. Trexler wrote in an article posted Monday on Federal Times that agencies should […] More
TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2021 — Forcepoint aims to expand its cybersecurity portfolio with its planned acquisition of U.K.-based platform security vendor Deep Secure, which is expected to close in August, pending regulatory review and other customary closing conditions, GovCon Wire reported June 16. The content, disarm and reconstruction capabilities of Deep Secure will […] More
Forcepoint announced on Tuesday that the company has appointed Peter Brant as senior vice president of North America Sales and Myles Bray as SVP of EMEA Sales. Brant and Bray will bring their extensive experience in enabling enterprises to adopt cloud-delivered security alongside hybrid technology investments. The new senior VPs will lead the company’s customer-first […] More
Michael Crouse, director of enterprise data and user protection at Forcepoint, wrote in a GCN article published Monday that government agencies should invest in next-generation cybersecurity platforms, automate manual processes and understand user behaviors to address visibility gap in cloud environments and better manage privileged users. “Robust automated tools can help agencies not only understand […] More

Forcepoint announced on Thursday the appointment of BeyondTrust CEO Matt Dircks, Teleo Capital Operating Partner John McCormack, and Redhorse Corporation President Dr. John Zangardi, to the company’s board of directors, effective April 28th, 2021. “We are pleased to welcome these three transformational business leaders as new independent directors to the Forcepoint board,” said Manny Rivelo, Forcepoint CEO and board member. 


Sean Berg, senior vice president and general manager for global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has said that organizations should prioritize the monitoring of user perimeters through a zero-trust approach. “With people as the new perimeter, zero trust is a non-negotiable first step for securing newly distributed agency workforces and ensuring users are who they say they are,“ Berg wrote in a guest piece for FedScoop.


Nicolas Fischbach, global chief technology officer at Forcepoint, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Nextgov that government agencies should prioritize data visibility and data loss prevention as they head into 2021. He said agencies should determine how employees and other users interact with government data through user activity monitoring with the aid of behavioral analytics to better detect compromised accounts and malicious actors.

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