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Forcepoint's Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure cybersecurity business will focus on insider risk and behavior analytics and increase investment in cyber defense technologies against insider threats after being acquired by asset management firm TPG, Forcepoint G2CI CEO Sean Berg told GovInfoSecurity in a recent interview. Berg commented that the divestiture is beneficial for the firm and Forcepoint's commercial business, but the two will continue to collaborate on certain endeavors.

Asset management firm TPG has agreed to buy the global governments and critical infrastructure business of Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity software provider Forcepoint. Francisco Partners, the investment firm that acquired Forcepoint from Raytheon Technologies two years ago, will hold a minority stake in Forcepoint G2CI as part of the deal with TPG and will continue to […] More
Sean Berg synthesizes three decades of public and private sector experience in his role as president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint. The executive optimizes the delivery of high assurance security to government and critical infrastructure customers worldwide. Berg came to the company in 2017 as vice president of global government sales and has […] More
Forcepoint has joined a public-private partnership led by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to enhance information sharing on cybersecurity threats. The Herndon, Virginia-headquartered security company said Monday it will build on its experience in leading cybersecurity efforts for defense, civilian and intelligence agencies to support the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative‘s mission to improve the […] More
Forcepoint has received Authorized designation under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for expanded services of its cloud-native Security Service Edge platform. The company said Tuesday the expanded FedRAMP certification covers Forcepoint ONE’s security services, including Cloud Access Security Broker, Secure Web Gateway, Zero Trust Network Access and Data Loss Prevention. Forcepoint ONE is […] More
Eric Trexler, vice president of sales for global governments at Forcepoint, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company culture as well as how its workforce is built for long-term success in such a competitive market and how recent acquisitions such as Deep Secure drive value for its customers during the latest Executive Spotlight interview. You can read the […] More
Sean Berg, president of global government and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the challenges of implementing zero-trust architectures and driving value for the company’s customers through contract awards and recent acquisitions during the latest Executive Spotlight interview. “The deep partnership and trust we have with our customers is incredibly important to the team here at […] More
Forcepoint’s federal business has won a potential four-year, $89 million firm-fixed-price contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to develop a user activity monitoring technology. The contract, which comes via meritorious election by the General Services Administration, tasks Forcepoint Federal with equipping the Department of Defense Combatant Commands and Fourth Estate entities with the user activity […] More
Eric Trexler, vice president of Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure Sales – Theatre Lead Company for Forcepoint, recently took part in an Executive Spotlight interview with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the impact that ransomware and malware are having on the future of warfare and our military systems heading into the new year.  In addition, Trexler also spoke with ExecutiveBiz […] More
George Kamis, chief technology officer of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, said there are five steps federal agencies can implement to protect mission-critical data in the cloud against ransomware and other cybersecurity attacks and the first is adopting zero trust. “Zero trust replaces implicit assumptions about who is trusted with explicit decisions made […] More
Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure team at Forcepoint, said federal agencies should provide cybersecurity training to employees, particularly information technology professionals responsible for dealing with cyber breaches, in accordance with the current administration’s executive order on cybersecurity. Trexler wrote in an article posted Monday on Federal Times that agencies should […] More
TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2021 — Forcepoint aims to expand its cybersecurity portfolio with its planned acquisition of U.K.-based platform security vendor Deep Secure, which is expected to close in August, pending regulatory review and other customary closing conditions, GovCon Wire reported June 16. The content, disarm and reconstruction capabilities of Deep Secure will […] More
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