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Forcepoint™ Announces Executive Leadership Appointment

Austin – December 5, 2016 – Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint™ today announced Meerah Rajavel joins the company as its new chief information officer (CIO). A member of the executive leadership team, Rajavel will guide Forcepoint’s technology and infrastructure strategy, lead the global information technology organization and play a central role in extending Forcepoint’s delivery of cloud-based cybersecurity capabilities to customers worldwide. 

Forcepoint™ Integrates Stonesoft® Next-Generation Firewall With Cloud Security Technologies

Austin, Texas – November 3, 2016 –Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint™ today announced the successful integration and continued development of its Stonesoft® technology has led to an enhanced Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) offering, Stonesoft NGFW 6.1. Extending firewall protection to the cloud, NSS Labs “Recommended” Stonesoft NGFW 6.1 gives customers enhanced security, scalability and operational efficiency to centrally and securely deploy and manage devices around the world.

Latest Articles from our Blogs

Carbanak Group uses Google for Malware Command-and-Control

Posted: Jan 17, 2017

Forcepoint Security Labs™ recently investigated a trojanized RTF document which we tied to the Carbank criminal gang. The document contains an encoded Visual Basic Script (VBScript) typical of previous Carbanak malware. Recent samples of the malware have now included the ability to use Google...

MM Core In-Memory Backdoor Returns as "BigBoss" and "SillyGoose"

Posted: Jan 05, 2017

by Nicholas Griffin and Roland Dela Paz
In October 2016 Forcepoint Security Labs™ discovered new versions of the MM Core backdoor being used in targeted attacks. Also known as “BaneChant”, MM Core is a file-less APT which is executed in memory by a...