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Forcepoint's Journey: Understanding the Landscape

Whilst Forcepoint has long been a recognised name in the cybersecurity landscape, it hasn’t been without its challenges. From concerns about threat visibility, particularly in areas like phishing email protection, to feedback about the need for more responsive and knowledgeable technical support, users have highlighted several areas for improvement. Most notably have been the performance and integration challenges.

Email inboxGiven these considerations, the announcement of its end of life might be seen in a different light. Perhaps it’s an opportunity for organisations to explore solutions that better align with their evolving needs and the ever-changing cybersecurity environment.

Transitioning away from a familiar security solution can be daunting. It brings up challenges that aren’t just technical; they’re strategic, operational, and even emotional for some. Despite being end of life, the hesitancy to move can stem from various reasons, including migration challenges, apprehensions about new software features, or simply the comfort of the familiar.

How to Transition from Forcepoint Email Security

Choosing an alternative to Forcepoint email security is not just a matter choosing an active product: it’s a balance between the technical and the strategic. Before any significant decisions are made, it’s crucial to assess the impact on the organisation. What will the transition mean for daily operations, for long-term goals, for stakeholder expectations?

Effective planning, often encapsulated in a lifecycle management plan, is the cornerstone of a successful move. It not only reduces vulnerabilities, but minimises downtime risks and ensures compliance. But what’s a strategy without a clear understanding of the terrain? This is where a thorough network inventory comes into play. By leveraging device management software, organisations can capture essential information about their devices, painting a clear picture of their digital landscape.

Amongst all this, one thing remains constant: the need for robust cybersecurity. Even in the throes of transition, the shields must remain up. This means not only maintaining current security measures but also implementing additional ones to bolster defences in the long run.

This transition can be a strategic move that shapes the trajectory of an organisation’s security. Engaging stakeholders, from team members on the ground to the board in the boardroom, is crucial. A transparent dialogue can foster trust and ensure its smoother for all involved. It’s an opportunity to bolster defences, realign with the evolving digital landscape, and chart a course towards a more secure future.

Forcepoint Email Security Alternative

The end of life for Forcepoint‘s email security should not be seen not as a setback, but as an opportunity to embrace a new era of cyber protection. Analysis shows Censornet’s Email Security as a cost-effective alternative, offering a fusion of enterprise-grade cyber protection with the agility and responsiveness tailored for SMBs.

Censornet’s Email Security offers a multi-layered approach, with comprehensive protection from email threats such as large-scale phishing, targeted attacks, impersonation fraud, and malware. It’s a complete cloud email security solution that ensures threats, both known and emerging, are stopped in their tracks. This isn’t just about addressing the gaps; it’s about setting a new standard.

Censornet's Email Security Architecture

What truly sets Censornet apart is its commitment to innovation and its award-winning support. In a digital landscape where threats evolve continuously, Censornet’s deep machine learning capabilities ensure that not only are threats identified, but they’re also anticipated, allowing IT teams to focus on strategic imperatives rather than getting bogged down by minor alerts or false positives.

For organisations looking to transition from Forcepoint, Censornet doesn’t just offer an alternative; it offers a vision of what modern, integrated cybersecurity can and should be. It’s a vision where email, web, and cloud application security converge seamlessly with powerful identity management and data loss prevention, ensuring that organisations are not just protected but empowered.

What Our Customers Say

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We are delighted with Censornet Email Security, which has worked exceptionally well.

We have received no spam and no junk mail at all. It represents excellent value for money and I have had no hesitation in recommending it to my colleagues within the online IT community.
Martin Pilkington, IT Services Manager
Looking at the different cloud security solutions on the market, Censornet’s is by far the most secure and straightforward. Censornet is lightweight in management yet robust in its offerings.

The solution provides us with a level of security over and above that which other well-known brands could provide and is much less complicated to use. And as we grow as a business, we know that it will grow with us.
Hamish Ross, Senior IT Engineer
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While we are all away from the office, the ability to easily measure productivity from the Censornet dashboard is great.

This also means we are able to audit outgoing communications to ensure no information is leaving the business that shouldn’t, and follow up if any suspicious requests are made. From an inbox perspective this means the correct categorisation of emails, and a huge reduction in spam making it to employees, which is great news for our staff who can now actually trust what’s coming in.
Mayur Mistry, Head of IT Operations Fever-Tree
While Microsoft has basic security functionality, we needed more sophisticated security tools to protect our employees, but also at the right price.

Censornet gives us advanced security and also has a far more personal and specialised security service.
Julian Daniel, Head of IT, Hallmark Hotels

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