Nous Infosystems (TechValidate)


Company Size:

  • Enterprise


This case study of Nous Infosystems 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:

  • Disparate DLP policies that left holes in their security posture
  • Data exfiltration that left their organization exposed
  • Their ability to control and manage data that’s subject to regulation

Use Case

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
    • Goes beyond reliance on manual application of tags or data classification
    • 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 very valuable.
  • Rates Forcepoint DLP compared to competitive data loss prevention solutions they have used:
    • Effectiveness: Best in class
    • Ease of use: Superior
    • Customer Support: Superior
    • Transition to the Cloud: Best in class
    • Price: Best in class


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Forcepoint DLP:

  • Experienced the following benefits or advantages since implementing Forcepoint DLP:
    • Experienced better visibility to data movement within the business
    • Experienced more effective detection and prevention of breaches
    • Increased the ease of use
    • Reduced false positives
    • 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:
    • Allowed them to manage personal devices and usage
    • Improved risk management for high-risk users
    • Reduced alerts and alarms while maintaining their security posture
  • Reports that Forcepoint’s DLP helped them get started with their data loss protection project >75% faster than expected.
  • Reports that they saw value from their investment in less than 3 months after implementing Forcepoint DLP.
Source: Nathan Manjun, Senior IT Manager, Nous Infosystems