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Forcepoint
New Forcepoint technology helps hybrid workplaces maintain security
Securing a hybrid workplace can come with all sorts of challenges. Unintegrated technology and lack of knowledge can lead to serious security flaws in a business and ultimately make working processes harder.
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Malware
Forcepoint reveals the top 5 cybersecurity trends to watch out for in 2022
From prevention to jacking, we look at the top enterprise cyber secuerity trends to investigate.
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Bitglass
Why IT needs smarter cloud security in the age of the hybrid workplace
For IT and security professionals, the job is becoming more complex day by day. With widely dispersed teams fast becoming the norm, new technologies emerging, and an ever-increasing level of threats, it's a demanding job that takes a lot to keep up. 
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Ransomware
Australia's Ransomware Action Plan a major step forward for cybercrime prevention
The Australian Federal Government has put forward its Ransomware Action Plan - a new set of processes built on the 2020 cybersecurity strategy, which was a welcome addition in its own right. 
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Disruption
Forcepoint acquisition of Bitglass to disrupt cybersecurity industry
“Bitglass and Forcepoint share the same vision for disrupting and transforming the security industry with the first modern distributed edge architecture."
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Forcepoint acquires Bitglass to bolster Security Service Edge
“The acquisition will go a long way to addressing customers’ security needs across web, cloud, and data centre, particularly as hybrid and remote working environments.”
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Forcepoint
Putting data first: Managing regulations, protection and business agility
By putting data at the centre of cybersecurity infrastructures, enterprises can achieve consistent enforcement anywhere their people work.
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Partner Programme
Forcepoint promotes simplicity, growth, and partner-led services for channel ecosystem
“The most successful companies stand on the shoulders of partners, and partner-led growth is central to our strategy.”
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Cloud
Forcepoint appoints Rees Johnson as new CPO
A 20 year veteran in the network security field, Johnson will bring experience in product management, cloud security and SaaS migration strategy, the company says.
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Cyber Risk
Employee stress leads to greater cyber risk for Australian companies
More than half (55%) of Australian employees feel their stress levels are impacting their ability to focus on their job, and are undertaking risky behaviours that expose organisations to cyber threats, according to new research from Forcepoint.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Traditional cybersecurity vs data protection
Forcepoint's channel director discusses the differences between cybersecurity and data protection and how to improve data protection capabilities.
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Cybersecurity
CEOs, CISOs doubling down on cloud-based cybersecurity
“Industry leaders are emphatically pointing to a very different future for cybersecurity."
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Secure access service edge / SASE
Cybersecurity key to business advantage, report finds
"The research showed that CISOs adapted existing strategy, while the pandemic has really opened the eyes and changed the views of CEOs."
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Cybersecurity
Forcepoint reveals key cybersecurity trends to set shape 2021
In 2020, remote working also created organisation blindspots in which user activities were obscured by employees’ own household networks, and sensitive data made its way into unmanaged home environments.
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Data Protection
Interview: Forcepoint on moving data protection from the SOC into the business
“Systems, applications, employees and customers count on cybersecurity but it is something separate."
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Data Protection
Interview: Forcepoint explains how to better respond to data risk
What is the current state of play in terms of data risk from both a broad business perspective and specialist SOCs/security teams?
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - protecting data with user behaviour analytics
In this video, Forcepoint senior sales engineer and solutions architect Matthew Bant discusses the company's DLP solution, the importance of integrating compliance into security solutions, and why cybersecurity strategies should take a more people-based approach.
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Cybersecurity
Forcepoint's cloud-native approach to user activity & insider threat monitoring
Forcepoint’s new software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, Dynamic User Protection, is the result of bringing user activity monitoring (UAM) and insider threat detection to the cloud.
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Secure access service edge / SASE
5 ways to use data science to predict security issues - Forcepoint
Data science enables people to respond to problems in a better way, and to also understand those problems in a way that would not have been possible 50 years ago.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is Forcepoint?
Forcepoint has built its core mission on three simple words: “human-centric cybersecurity”.
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Remote Working
Forcepoint Dynamic Edge Protection delivers data-centric SASE solutions
The Dynamic Edge Protection suite includes new cloud security gateway and private access offerings through its SASE solution architecture.
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Data Protection
Interview: Forcepoint defines data & user protection for the cloud era
We spoke to Forcepoint’s strategic business director Nick Savvides about data and user protection, and how cloud-managed security can help organisations meet their cybersecurity needs.
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Cybersecurity
76% of execs losing sleep over being the next high-profile breach
Headline-grabbing security breaches of high-profile enterprises are becoming more common, fuelling the anxieties of business leaders who hope they're not next.
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Recruitment
Forcepoint unveils impressive channel recruits across APAC and ANZ
Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has named four new key appointments to its leadership team as it looks to strengthen its channel, strategy and sales lineup across the Asia Pacific and Australian New Zealand regions.