Forcepoint NGFW (formerly Stonesoft Next Generation Firewall)

Connect and protect your users and their data throughout your data centers, edge, branches, and the Cloud

Forcepoint Achieves Highest Overall Security Effectiveness Out of 10 Vendors in NSS Labs’ NGFW Test.

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2017 NGFW


Forcepoint has a vision for a new approach to enterprise security: understand cyber behaviors to stop the bad and free the good. Our next generation firewalls block attacks and prevent the theft of data and intellectual property while transforming your infrastructure and operations for the better.

Forcepoint NGFW connects and protects people and data throughout your offices, branches, and the Cloud – all with the greatest efficiency, availability and security.

You can deploy, monitor and update thousands of firewalls, IPSs and VPNs – all from a single console. Map business processes into strong, accurate controls to foil advanced attacks, disrupt data theft and properly handle encrypted traffic. Cut network operating expenses in half and eliminate downtime throughout your network to keep your business running smoothly.

"After an extensive market evaluation, we realized that Forcepoint NGFW would offer superior performance, evasion protection and cost benefits."
- Avency


Cut TCO burden

  • 52% less IT staff time*
  • Unified features & admin – physical, virtual, cloud
  • One-click policy updates
  • Faster incident response


Eliminate network downtime

  • 70% less maintenance, 38% fewer outages*
  • Always-on firewall clustering
  • Multi-ISP WAN clustering
  • Zero-downtime upgrades


Slash theft, not performance

  • 86% fewer attacks, 69% fewer breaches*
  • Built-in IPS & anti-evasion
  • Encrypted traffic inspection
  • Industry-leading sandboxing

*2017 IDC Research, The Business Value of Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Solutions

Unified Core

Consistent capabilities and management


Ground-to-Sky Connectivity

Boost business productivity and reduce the cost of providing safe, reliable access to applications and data throughout your increasingly distributed network.
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High Availability

Eliminate network downtime to keep your business efficient with advanced resilience built in at all levels: firewalls, network, and management.
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Unrivaled Security

Protect your business against ever-evolving advanced threats and stop breaches before sensitive data get stolen – without sacrificing performance.
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Massive Scalability

Smoothly scale your security as your network grows, without rip-and-replace upgrades or patchworks of tools.
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Centralized Manageability

Dramatically reduce time, money and effort required to deploy firewalls, VPNs and IPSs across many different environments – and keep them running smoothly.
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360° Visibility

Gain immediate, actionable insights into what is happening across your network to accelerate incident response and implement best practices that your compliance auditors will appreciate.
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Forcepoint NGFW Appliances

All Forcepoint NGFWs are built on a common software core to provide unified operation and high performance across all forms of appliances – cloud, virtual, physical.

  • Cloud – available for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure (coming soon)
  • Virtual – available for KVM and VMware ESXi
  • Physical – desktop, ruggedized and rack-mounted models; customizable network interfaces; firewall throughput from 1.5-120 Gbps

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Forcepoint NGFWs undergo continuous, rigorous testing; see Certifications

NEW! Forcepoint NGFW 6.2

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IDC: The Business Value of Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Solutions

In a recent study, IDC analyzed the business value and benefits of supporting network operations with Forcepoint NGFW solutions. The research included interviews with eight organizations relying upon Forcepoint’s NGFW to connect and protect their networks and business operations. IDC created a model based upon their analysis to identify the costs and real benefits of deploying Forcepoint NGFW.

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Forcepoint Achieves Highest Overall Security Effectiveness Out of 10 Vendors in NSS Labs’ NGFW Test.

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