Microland (TechValidate)


Company Size:

  • Enterprise

Products Used:

Web and Email DLP

Enabling Forcepoint DLP has allowed the company to implement superior data loss/theft prevention techniques.

Shakti Nair


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


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

  • Their ability to control and manage data that are subject to regulation

Use Cases

  • The key features and functionalities of Forcepoint DLP that the surveyed company uses:
  • Forcepoint’s DLP helped them easily find and control regulated data or sensitive IP because it:
    • Scans files and discovers data they didn’t know existed
    • Sets data loss prevention policies across network and endpoint one time and from a single console
    • Follows and limits usage of regulated data or sensitive IP with automated application of controls even when the data isn’t on the network
  • Reports that the ability to set policies just once utilizing Forcepoint DLP’s single console control is extremely valuable.
  • Rates Forcepoint DLP compared to competitive data loss prevention solutions they have used:
    • Effectiveness: superior
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Customer support: better
    • Transition to the cloud: better
    • Price: superior


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
  • Experienced more effective detection and prevention of breaches
  • Gained the ability to safely share data with partners
  • Gained the ability to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s ability to automate policy enforcement based on user behavior:
    • Provided one-time only user access
    • Improved risk management for high-risk users
    • Minimized disruption to users
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s DLP helped them get started with their data loss protection project 50-75% faster than expected.
  • Reports that they saw value from their investment in 3-6 months after implementing Forcepoint DLP.
Source: Shakti Nair, Network Administrator, Microland