Introducing Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Security and Visibility Across the OT/IT Boundary. (TechValidate)


Company Size:

  • Enterprise

Products Used:

CASB Cloud Access Security Broker

Forcepoint CASB is a great concept and the team implementing the solution is very cooperative to work with.

IT Professional


This case study of is based on a June 2018 survey of Forcepoint CASB customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Forcepoint CASB:

  • Not having visibility into cloud application use
  • Their cloud application controls treating all users the same

Evaluated/used the following vendors before choosing Forcepoint CASB:

  • Symantec
  • A secure web gateway vendor

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint CASB that the surveyed company uses:

  • Support for both governed and ungoverned BYOD devices
  • Ability to support proxy, API, and hybrid modes
  • Coverage for custom applications
  • Integration with DLP for cloud

Protects the following cloud environments as part of their Forcepoint CASB deployment:

  • Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
  • Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

Values the following Forcepoint CASB features:

  • Real-time activity monitoring and analytics
  • Customizable risk metrics and scoring


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint CASB:

  • Easily identified cloud applications at risk with Risk Scoring & Risk Metrics
  • Improved compliance with the ability to classify and catalog data
  • Enabled unique policies for managed and unmanaged devices
  • Would recommend a Forcepoint CASB solution to their peers because:
    • Forcepoint CASB is easy to use
    • Forcepoint’s CASB solution provides the most benefit relative to upfront investment
Source: Valued Customer, IT Professional,

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