Forcepoint (formerly known as Websense) is a user and data protection cybersecurity company. It offers a cloud security gateway, a cloud access security broker, a secure web gateway, an email security solution, and a URL filtering solution. The company also provides network security, data and insider threat security, and cross-domain security products. Forcepoint caters to the government, finance, critical infrastructure, and healthcare markets.

Employee Rating

3.1More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyRaytheon Technologies
HQAustin, TX, US
Founded1994
Websiteforcepoint.com
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
Forcepoint was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Austin, TX, US

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Key People/Management at Forcepoint

Manny Rivelo

Manny Rivelo

Chief Executive Officer
Matt Preschern

Matt Preschern

Chief Marketing Officer
Dave Stevens

Dave Stevens

Chief Product Officer
Laurie O'Brien

Laurie O'Brien

Chief Human Resources Officer
Michelle Punch

Michelle Punch

Chief Customer Officer
Sean Berg

Sean Berg

President of Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure
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Forcepoint Office Locations

Forcepoint has offices in Austin, American Fork, Boston, Champaign and in 36 other locations
Austin, TX, US (HQ)
10900 Stonelake Blvd #1
American Fork, UT, US
752 E 1180 S #110
Boston, MA, US
22 Thomson Pl
Champaign, IL, US
908 S 1st St
Herndon, VA, US
12950 Worldgate Dr #600
Minneapolis, MN, US
3001 Broadway St NE #300
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Forcepoint Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1994
Forcepoint is a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies

Forcepoint Revenue

Forcepoint's revenue was reported to be $658 m in FY, 2019 which is a 3.8% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

608.0m634.0m658.0m

Revenue growth, %

4%4%

EBIT

33.0m5.0m8.0m

EBIT margin, %

5%1%1%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

141.0m148.0m173.0m158.0m156.0m167.0m148.0m

EBIT

(7.0m)(8.0m)18.0m(9.0m)(3.0m)14.0m(16.0m)

EBIT margin, %

(5%)(5%)10%(6%)(2%)8%(11%)
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Forcepoint Operating Metrics

Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Oct, 2020Apr, 2021

Backlog

$451 m$425 m$450 m$484 m$449 m$454 m$499 m$528 m$495 m$494 m$529 m$538 m$503 m

Countries

150150

Customers

14 k14 k

Industries Served

44
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Forcepoint Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RedOwlAugust 28, 2017
Skyfence NetworksFebruary 08, 2017
Stonesoft CorporationJanuary 14, 2016
DefensioJanuary 27, 2009
SurfControlJuly 13, 2007
PortAuthority TechnologiesJanuary 08, 2007

Forcepoint Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

57/100

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Forcepoint Online and Social Media Presence

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Forcepoint Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    63/100

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Forcepoint News and Updates

Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of Forcepoint

Francisco Partners today announced it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of Forcepoint from Raytheon Technologies. Forcepoint is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protects the critical data and networks of thousands of customers throughout the world.

Forcepoint Blogs

Securing the Workforce of the Future – Forcepoint

Fujitsu: The Future of Cybersecurity Summit 2021 Watch the Webcasts

5 Steps to SASE: Connecting and Protecting Branch Offices

Step 4 in our #5steps2sase series and part of our ongoing thread about SASE .

New Research - Are headlines hype or are U.S. federal cybersecurity threats growing?

The news of U.S. federal cybersecurity breaches in the headlines appears to be growing. Stories like Russian hackers infiltrating SolarWinds last year, resulting in a breach across at least a dozen Federal agencies and various China-linked hacking groups penetrated the defenses of dozens of U.S. gov…

5 Steps to SASE: Safeguarding the Usage of Data Everywhere

Step 3 in our #5steps2sase series and part of our ongoing thread about SASE .

Recapping RSA 2021: Resilience isn’t Futile, it’s Crucial

The resilience theme for RSA 2021 was spot on. With apps, people, and data moving outside the traditional enterprise, we’re now in a world defined not just by SaaS but also by new buzz words like hyper-distributed workforces and multi-generational IT. In short, digital transformation went from being…

Forcepoint Web Security Wins TrustRadius 2021 Top Rated Awards in Two Categories

We designed our Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway (SWG) product to provide unsurpassed security and an optimized user experience in every scenario, so any location can be ideal for work. We’re thrilled to see it being recognized by the team at TrustRadius .
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Forcepoint Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Forcepoint founded?

    Forcepoint was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Forcepoint key executives?

    Forcepoint's key executives are Manny Rivelo, Matt Preschern and Dave Stevens.

  • How many employees does Forcepoint have?

    Forcepoint has 2,345 employees.

  • What is Forcepoint revenue?

    Latest Forcepoint annual revenue is $658 m.

  • What is Forcepoint revenue per employee?

    Latest Forcepoint revenue per employee is $280.6 k.

  • Who are Forcepoint competitors?

    Competitors of Forcepoint include Zscaler, Kudelski Security and Barracuda Networks.

  • Where is Forcepoint headquarters?

    Forcepoint headquarters is located at 10900 Stonelake Blvd #1, Austin.

  • Where are Forcepoint offices?

    Forcepoint has offices in Austin, American Fork, Boston, Champaign and in 36 other locations.

  • How many offices does Forcepoint have?

    Forcepoint has 44 offices.